Validating Body: Edexcel
Outcome qualification level: Level 1 Award
Guided Learning Hours: Level 1 – Award = 70 hours
Course content: Units taught on this course include ‘Handle mail’, ‘Principles of business communication’, ‘Employee rights and responsibility’ and ‘Using email’.
Work related learning: Work experience can be completed at the Peacock Gymnasium in which students will build up their knowledge about the business aspect of the sports facility. Their time spent working in the gym will count towards a unit on the course.
Employer engagement: Students pursuing the Business Administration qualification will be involved in workshops where business owners will be invited to deliver motivational talks about what it takes to be successful in a particular industry. Students will also have the opportunity to liaise with the proprietors of the Peacock Gymnasium and other small businesses in the area.
Main delivery location: Peacock Gym Academy
Progression opportunities and careers available: Skills developed on the course will enable students to consider taking on more advanced Business studies courses at other institutions. Potentially students can find a career in marketing, tourism and business management.
Named contact: Bianka Nixon
“The most inspirational thing that has been said to me by a Peacock tutor is to prepare for as many different jobs as I can, because these days you will have many careers.”
Nicky, Year 11 student