The world of business increasingly influences our day-to-day lives. This course is an exciting opportunity to learn about the latest trends and developments in the business sector. You will conduct investigations using work-related contexts and focus on specific topics such as Human resources, Marketing, Accounting and Business planning.
This qualification is for students who want to gain a Level 3 qualification, to support further study in Further Education (FE) or Higher Education (HE) in business-related or any other sector programmes. You will also develop relevant transferable skills, through hands-on experience and preparing for the world of work.
There are no additional entry requirements for this course. Please refer to the basic entry requirements.
As an international student you must:
The course provides a fantastic opportunity to develop a broad knowledge and a wide range of skills for use in business environments. Units covered are:
No prior skills and knowledge are required.
Two externally assessed units and three internally assessed units.
CTEC Business naturally overlaps with Portsmouth College’s E6 Programme, as most topics and course areas are applicable and integrate extremely well. For example, through Unloc you can learn how to set up and run your own business or enterprise. The E6 Programme can also help you find work experience or take part in volunteering through the National Citizen Service programme; both of which are excellent additions to your C.V..
The CTEC Level 3 Business courses provides progression to study in further education (FE) or higher education (HE). Business students progress to work in retail, human resources, finance and marketing, as well as a host of other careers.
There are two entry opportunities for externally assessed units in January and June.
The final deadline for all internally assessed assignments is the end of the second week in June.