Essential information:

Title:

Level 3 - The Edge - Business

Code:

202229/1/1

Start date:

04/09/2017

End date:

04/07/2018

Weekly hours:

15 hours per week

Location:

Folkestone

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What does this course involve?

You’ll learn about business by managing and running our student-led commercial business ‘The Edge Creative Agency’. You will develop team-working, leadership and management skills through project managing real contracts for real clients. The best way to learn business is by working for, or running, a business, and as a student at The Edge you will do just this. Your Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Requirements

What qualifications do I need?

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at C grades or equivalent, including maths and English. Students may be able to progress from Level 2 vocationally related programmes.

Assessment

You will learn through the participation in work based projects and assessment will be by building a portfolio.

Fees & Costs

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

If you are aged 19 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit www.24plusmicrosite.com/eligible-tool. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Folkestone Campus - 01303 858300 (or e-mail folkestone@eastkent.ac.uk)

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Opportunities

On successful completion you will be in a prime position to apply for jobs within the business industry, you could also consider setting up your own business venture.

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