Pre-Access to Business and IT Level 2

Pre-Access to Business and IT Level 2

This one year level 2 diploma is the start of a two year programme of study that will allow you to develop your knowledge of business and IT.

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Are you aged 19+ and interested in business and IT and looking to get back into education?  Are you aspiring to go to university within the next two years? If you haven’t already gained the GCSEs in English and maths needed to gain entry to university then this course is perfect for you.

This one year level 2 diploma is the start of a two year programme of study that will allow you to develop your knowledge of business and IT.  The first year will allow you to study for your GCSEs in English and maths and prepare you to progress on to a second year of study on the level 3 access programme which will then allow you to proceed to university.

 

 
Duration 2 year
Study mode Part Time
Start date 02/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 72938-01
Fee

Are you aspiring to go to university within the next two years? If you haven’t already gained the GCSEs in English and maths needed to gain entry to university then this course is perfect for you.

What you will study.

During the programme you will gain an understanding of business and IT covering the following areas of study:

  • Study skills, research and team working
  • Introduction to business
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Database software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Presentation software

You will also have the opportunity to improve your employability skills by working on your interview skills and taking part in work experience.

You will also study maths and English GCSEs so that you are ready to take the exams at the end of the year.

How you will be assessed

Assessment is through a portfolio of work and practical assignments. Your course teacher will guide you through the assignment criteria for each area of study and make sure you are prepared to achieve your best.

Entry Requirments

Students wishing to enrol on to this programme must be 19 years or over and have a genuine interest in studying business and IT with a view to going to university.

You will have at least four GCSEs at grade 3 (D) and you must be willing to take GCSEs in maths and English if these have not already been achieved at grade 4 (C) or above.

You must be willing to take part in a work experience placement.

You must be able to work independently and to agreed deadlines.

You will be interviewed to ascertain your suitability for the programme.

Whats Next

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to move on to an access to higher education diploma level 3 which will provide you with the entry requirements for university study.

Further Info

The programme will provide you with the fundamentals of business and IT which will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for future higher level study.

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite