Entry Level Business
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: GCSE profile of 1s, Us or equivalent. Exceptions may be made for students with no qualifications.
Start Date: September 2021
Length: 1 Year
Course Overview

Foundation Programmes are designed to give you a route onto higher level courses in your chosen Vocational area. At this level, you will develop basic skills and knowledge of your chosen subject, alongside English and Maths. You will also develop your personal skills such as communication skills, team work and problem solving. Your programme will include work experience within your chosen sector. Courses are available across a wide range of Vocational subjects and are designed to offer you tailored support to help you progress on to further studies or to get ready for an Apprenticeship.



What will I learn?

For your chosen vocational option, you will also study a range of topics which may include:

  • Planning an enterprise activity
  • Running an enterprise activity
  • Self assessment
  • Career progression
  • Creating images digitally
  • Producing a product
  • Working in Business Administration
  • Presentation software
  • Working in an office environment
How will the course be assessed?

Written assignments, exams and practical assessments.


At NCC we’re committed to ensuring that your studies are career focused and are linked to your future goals. Develop a new skill, learn how to be a leader, volunteer for a good cause and keep fit through sport. Enhance your learning and make the most of the array of activities on offer to help you stand out from the crowd when applying for university, an Apprenticeship or a job.


Materials and other information

Alongside all programmes, students will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of extracurricular activities from trips and visits, to enterprise activities and fundraising. You may also have the opportunity to complete work experience within your chosen career area.


As part of your study programme you will undertake relevant work experience linked to your career aspiration. This experience is designed to expand your skills, develop your CV and develop industry contacts. You will have support tin finding your placement through your tutors and our dedicated careers team.

Progression and Careers

Students can progress onto a Level 1 qualification in Business.




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