Course overviewThis course is designed to be studied alongside 2 A Levels and combines brilliantly with Economics, Law, Maths, English and Geography.
The Extended Certificate in Business is for you if you are interested in learning about the business sector alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarilty in business-related subjects.
It is designed to be taken alongside other qualifications as part of a two-year programme of learning.
Developing a Marketing Campaign
Personal and Business Finance
Recruitment and Selection Process
What else do I need to know?Studying business provides an excellent general qualification for many careers. You will be able to use this multi faceted qualification to progress easily into Higher Education because universities recognise the independence of thought and critical awareness that business courses develop. Many employers appreciate the skills and knowledge that Business students will have gained during their studies. Having a business qualification will give you the ‘edge’ because you will have very relevant employability and transferable skills which employers are constantly looking for. In addition you will have studied the ‘key’ business disciplines which could then lead to a career in marketing, finance, operations management etc.
On a personal level, you will find that your awareness of business issues will enhance your understanding of the business and commercial environment. You will be actively encouraged to keep abreast of current and business related affairs.
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What financial support is on offer?
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £26,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
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