Entry Level Business and Digital
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: GCSE profile of grade 1 OR Entry Level 2 qualification, school reference and successful interview. Exceptions may be made for students with no qualifications.
Start Date: September 2020
Length: 1 Year
Course Overview

This course will develop knowledge, understanding and skills of the Business/ICT sector to motivate you to progress to higher level qualifications or employment.

You will develop employability skills through carrying out practical activities in a vocational context.

What you learn about:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Study skills
  • Work experience
  • How to work with others
  • Health and safety

You will also receive personalised support from our team of specially trained teaching staff and Support Assistants.




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 and ICT.




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