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Diploma in Occupational Studies for the Workplace – Level 1

Level 1
1 year
Full Time
NCFE
16-18
Middlehaven (Main Building)
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Course overview

This programme will give students the fundamental knowledge, transferable skills and behaviours within a business workplace. This programme will have a dedicated pathway to be successful within business, more specifically retail and hospitality.

When studying this course, students will gain knowledge on how businesses operate daily whether it be in an office setting or hands on within a customer service role. The course will include social action projects to allow students to build upon their soft skills that they can use in their life and future career. These skills include communication and interpersonal skills, team building skills, leadership, problem solving and time management skills.

This will also be supported by MC Thrive which is our hidden curriculum within the college that gives an insight into the local area and support modern Britain through visiting topics such as British values, prevent, knife crime, drug and alcohol awareness. Thrive will also include sessions on CV building to help students get into employment which will further develop their skill set and build character.

Course Fee:
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Careers in Business

Potential salary
£61,323.22
Entry level salary
£15,906.79
Average salary
£27,845.78
Annual openings in Middlesbrough
8

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Business students will be based within the main College campus, accessing our specialist classrooms to prepare for a career in an office based environment, completing a portfolio of work and gaining experience for progression into a range of business roles such as management, human resources, finance and marketing.

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Come and visit us on one of our college open days, where you can find out more about our courses, check out our facilities and speak to current students and staff.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.

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Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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