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Level 1 Introductory Certificate in Business

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Course Description

Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset with an interest in business management?

Kickstart your career journey by developing the transferable skills, attributes and behaviours need to progress onto a Level 2 course and ultimately into employment.

Whether you’re looking to get your very own enterprise off the starting blocks or strive to work for successful global brand, there’s no better place to start than a course in Business to get ahead.

Opportunities are there for the taking in this sector with thousands of job opportunities including in HR, accounting, sales, marketing, communications, and even owning and running your own business.

If you’ve got drive, dedication and ambition - this course will get you on the right track to succeed in whichever path you choose to take.

All staff have a great deal of experience within each subject area and deliver excellent teaching standards which allow you to unlock your potential and gain valuable practical skills and knowledge.

You’ll complete projects and assignments based on real life workplace situations and activities as well as having the opportunity to work with businesses in the local community.

Once you’ve completed this Level 1 course you’ll be fully equipped with the skills and knowledge to master your craft on our Level 2 course to gain a more in-depth insight into the Business industry.

This course is taught at our Middleton campus, located in Middleton, Greater Manchester.


EDEXCEL Level 1 Introductory Certificate in Business

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications required.


Topics on this course include:

  • Organisation skills
  • Developing a Personal Progression Plan
  • Organising a meeting
  • Branding a product
  • Presenting a Business Idea

Work Experience

As part of the course you will complete 1-2 days work experience with local employers.


On completion of this course, you will have the opportunity to progress onto the Level 2 Extended Certificate in Business - Enterprise Academy.

Future careers in this area are: Business Entrepreneur, Business Manager, Marketing Manager, HR Manager, Digital Marketing, Finance, Fashion Marketing, Business Law and International Business.

Apprenticeship pathways are also available in this area.

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