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NCFE Diploma in Skills for Business (Retail Pathway) – Level 3

Level 3
1 year
Full Time
Middlehaven (Main Building)
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Course overview

The teaching of NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business (Retail Pathway)will be through a combination of e-folios and practical activities that use a range of techniques.A variety of teaching approaches will be used. Learners will have the opportunity to design products that solve problems within a variety of business contexts. NCFE Level 3 Business is cross-curricular and draws upon subject knowledge and skills within English, Mathematics, Computing. Through supported practical and written tasks the learners will learn to take measured risks and become reflective and resilient.

Over the year, students will benefit from seeing their work progress and naturally evolve, adaptingto their needs. This gives the learner a sense of achievement and ownership of their learning.

The modules are designed not only to introduce new learning but to give learners the knowledge and skillsto be an effective and confident asset to a business, whilst also giving learners the opportunity to retrieve and build upon. This frequent consolidation reinforces their learning, embedding, and securing the key skills and knowledge they will need in the workplace. With support, each learner will develop their understanding in a safe and controlled environment.

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Explore Business

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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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.

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.

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.