Coleg Powys

Business BTEC National Diploma

Coleg Powys
In Newtown

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Important information

Typology BTEC
Location Newtown (Wales)
Duration 2 Years
  • BTEC
  • Newtown (Wales)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This qualification equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to embark upon a successful business career. The National Diploma will introduce you to a broad range of occupational routes and help you progress into employment or further study. This is a broad based, practical, work-related course that links with a range of local and national businesses. A variety of enterprise activities.

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Newtown
Llanidloes Road, SY16 4HU, Powys, Wales
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Location
Newtown
Llanidloes Road, SY16 4HU, Powys, Wales
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· Requirements

A genuine interest in business and customer care together with the desire to succeed in this dynamic and challenging environment. Four relevant GCSE's at grade C or above; or an appropriate NVQ level 2, BTEC First Diploma or Intermediate GNVQ with a satisfactory grade. Applications from mature students, those working in the industry or those wishing to return to a business related environment...

Course programme


Start Date: September 2010

End Date: July 2012

Venue: Coleg Powys Newtown

Tutor: Liz Ashton

Who is this course for? This qualification equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to embark upon a successful business career. The National Diploma will introduce you to a broad range of occupational routes and help you progress into employment or further study. This is a broad based, practical, work-related course that links with a range of local and national businesses. A variety of enterprise activities have been developed to identify any budding entrepreneurs.

Previous knowledge required: A genuine interest in business and customer care together with the desire to succeed in this dynamic and challenging environment. Four relevant GCSE's at grade C or above; or an appropriate NVQ level 2, BTEC First Diploma or Intermediate GNVQ with a satisfactory grade. Applications from mature students, those working in the industry or those wishing to return to a business related environment are particularly welcomed.

What will I study? The course reflects the needs of the business and comprises 18 units which include:- Exploring Business Activity; Investigating Business Resources; Introduction to Marketing; Introduction to Market Research; Effective People, Communication and Information; Human Resource Management in Business; Managing a Business Event; Understanding Retailing; Introduction to Accounting; Introduction to Internet and e-Business; Understanding Business Ethics; Exploring Creative Product Promotion; Starting a Small Business; Exploring Team Development; Career Development Planning in Business; Website Production and Management; Advanced Database Skills; Investigating International Business.

What else will I do? You may also study Key Skills, re-sit GCSE Maths and / or English and short courses in Enterprise and First Aid. There will be an opportunity to study a text processing or IT qualification. Guest speakers from local and national businesses will occasionally offer their input and you will take part in visits and work-related activities.

How will I be assessed? By completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities. There are no examinations at the end of this course.

What will I achieve? BTEC National Diploma in Business - this is equivalent to 3 A levels. A range of key skills at level 2 or 3. An ICT qualification - eg CLAIT. OCN Enterprise units and HSE Emergency First Aid.

What can I do afterwards? You can progress straight into employment or onto further study at Coleg Powys or another higher education institution. There are a variety of potential careers to explore. For example: facilities manager, insurance claims manager, customer services manager, trainee accounts manager or estate agent.

Materials required: You will be required to purchase a course text book and all students are encouraged to take advantage of the local, national and international visits that are often arranged.

Additional information about this course: For additional information or to speak to the course tutor please contact: Student Services, Coleg Powys Newtown. 0845 4086 200

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