Southern Regional College

BTEC First Diploma in Business

Southern Regional College
In Armagh and Banbridge

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Important information

Typology BTEC
Location At 2 venues (Northern Ireland)
Duration 1 Year
Start Different dates available
Description

You can go on to study a Level 3 qualification such as the BTEC National Award, Certificate or Diploma in Business. Alternatively, you may want to start a career in business, for example in accounting, administration, finance, retail or sales. This course is suitable for If you have a keen interest in Business and less than four GCSEs this course is for you.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities (2)
Where and when

Location

Starts

Armagh (County Armagh)
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Lonsdale Building, College Hill, BT61 7HN

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings
Banbridge (County Down)
Castlewellan Road, BT32 4AY

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

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What you'll learn on the course

Retail
Business and Management
Business Environment
Sales
Retail Sales
Finance
Sales Training

Course programme


BTEC FIRST DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS

Who is this course for?

If you have a keen interest in Business and less than four GCSEs this course is for you.

How long is this course for?
1 year full time
What will I study?
The BTEC First Diploma in Business consists of three core units plus three specialist units.

Core units:
  • Exploring Business Purposes
  • Developing Customer Relations
  • Investigating Financial Controls

Specialist units:
  • Business Communication
  • People in Organisations
  • Providing Business and Administration Support
  • Personal Selling
  • Doing Business Online
  • Exploring Business Enterprise
  • Starting a Small Business

How will I be assessed?
You will be continually assessed throughout the year, by a mixture of presentations, case studies and projects, which will be based on realistic workplace situations. An overall grade for the qualification will be awarded to all learners who successfully complete all units. Grades awarded are Pass, Merit or Distinction.

What can I do after the course?

You can go on to study a Level 3 qualification such as the BTEC National Award, Certificate or Diploma in Business. Alternatively, you may want to start a career in business, for example in accounting, administration, finance, retail or sales.

How do I apply?
Complete an application form (available from each campus or in the Admissions section) and return it to any Campus.

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