Business Skills - Foundation Apprenticeship - YR1 - Schools Academy

Course Introduction

The Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills is a two year programme and is made up of two elements. National Progression Award (NPA) in Business SKILLS and SVQ Level 3 Business & Administration units. , , In Year 1 you will have the opportunity to work towards achieving the majority of the National Progression Award in Business SKILLS (August 2019 to June 2020). At College you will study the following units in Year 1: • Understanding Business H20R 76 • Management of People and Finance H20S 76 • Contemporary Business Issues HE9E 46 • PC Passport: Working with IT Software – Word Processing and Presenting Information F1FE 12 • PC Passport: Working with IT Software – Spreadsheet and Database F1FJ 12 • Work Placement HF88 46 On completion of the above units you will achieve the NPA in Business Skills Group Award GL8H 46 . In Year 2 you will undertake a work placement and complete a portfolio of work for the SVQ 3 qualification. In Year 2 you will work towards achieving 4 mandatory units from the SVQ Business & Administration (August 2020 to June 2021). You are required to complete a work placement as part of the NPA Business & IT. Borders College will arrange this placement for you which is a mandatory component of the award and will require attendance at placement outwith normal school hours eg. holidays or Friday pm.


Qualifications

Year 1 working towards: NPA Level 6 Business Skills. Year 2: SVQ Level 3 Business & Administration units.


Delivery

Part time 72 weeks over 2 academic years 2 days per week in College


Location

Scottish Borders Campus Galashiels

Entry Requirements

You should be ready to study at SCQF level 6 and have an interest in business You will be required to have a minimum of four National 5 passes grades A to C.

Progression Opportunities

Related Programmes you may move on to: HNC Administration & IT, HND Year 1 Business HNC Travel and Tourism