Introduction to Business and Retail

Introduction to Business and Retail

Course Information

Cambridge Campus, 01/09/2022
Level: 1
Start Date: 01/09/2022
Location: Cambridge Campus
Duration: 1 Year
Type: Full Time
Code: MP1FAIBIA
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This course is designed for students who are interested in gaining skills and careers in business, admin or ICT but lack the required entry requirements to go onto a mainstream courses or apprenticeship programme.  It is also ideal for students who need a more supported environment in which to learn and flourish and is an ideal move on from other E2 and E3 supported courses.

 

About the Course

This course is designed for students who are interested in gaining skills and careers in business, admin or ICT but lack the required entry requirements to go onto a mainstream courses or apprenticeship programme.  It is also ideal for students who need a more supported environment in which to learn and flourish and is an ideal move on from other E2 and E3 supported courses.



This course is the first step to gaining vocational qualifications that will hep you decide what pathway to take further and has a clear goal to get you work ready by the end of the pathway.



A typical week will offer you business, admin and ICT lessons and English and maths lessons with specialist teachers and a highly supportive environment.  All classes are taught in small groups and are supported by Learning Support Mentors to help you with any barriers to learning that you might have.



You will follow an accredited qualification awarded through Gateway Qualifications and have the chance to do English, maths and employability lessons that help with building skills for the workplace, confidence , team work and resilience.

Progression

This course is the first step to gaining vocational qualifications that will help you decide what pathway to take further.  Once you are more confident you could go onto a mainstream ICT or business course or remain on this course for a second year as it is up to 2 years duration.

Entry Requirements

You must have achieved Entry 2 qualifications to consider this course, students will need to able to work at E3/ Level 1.

How to Apply

You can apply through our online application, just click on Apply.

Students who attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16, your school will be able to help you with this.

If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448 or .

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to a Welcome Event and for a guidance discussion. Through the Welcome Event you will get the chance to learn more about college and your course. When you have your conditional offer, you will be invited and required to attend new student Taster Days during the summer before the start of your course. Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

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