The Level 1 Business Explorer course is suitable for learners who are considering either BTEC or Apprenticeship routes. The purpose for learners is to find out if a career in business is the one that will work for them and to plan for their future. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge needed to be in a range of business operational functions such as sales, marketing, finance, customer service, administration etc. applicable to a wide range of contexts.
The Level 1 Business Explorer is achieved by completing 4 components including knowing & enhancing their own skills & knowledge, communication, working with others and understanding the business sector environment.
- 01: Finding out about yourself
- 02: Finding about the sector
- 03: The business course
- 04: Next steps towards your career
To achieve Level 1 Business Explorer learners must complete a competence-based self- assessment from work place or a realistic work environment, which is assessed internally. There is no external exam.
This course is designed for learners 19+ who are working in or are looking to work in a wide range of business operational roles or similar. Learners would need a good level of English and Maths and will be assessed internally pre-enrollment.
On successful completion, learners could progress to an L2 apprenticeship or L1 or L2 BTEC business courses.