Certificate in Business
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Higher National Certificate in Business provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the sector. The qualification prepares learners for employment in the sector and is suitable for those who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work.
This qualification consists of a minimum of 120 credits, with mandatory and optional units.
Mandatory Core Units
|Unit 1 Business and the Business Environment||15 Credits|
|Unit 2 Marketing Essentials||15 Credits|
|Unit 3 Human Resource Management||15 Credits|
|Unit 4 Management and Operations||15 Credits|
|Unit 5 Management Accounting||15 Credits|
|Unit 6 Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set)||15 Credits|
|Unit 8 Innovation and Commercialisation||15 Credits|
|Unit 9 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management||15 Credits|
|* Optional units are subject to change|
You will normally need to have at least one of the following:
- – a BTEC National Certificate or Diploma in an appropriate area
- – an AVCE/GNVQ in an appropriate vocational area
- – a GCE A Level profile which demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at level A-C
- – other related Level 3 qualifications
- – mature students with related work experience
Applicants whose first language is not English, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, must demonstrate their English Language proficiency equals to IELTS 5.5 with minimum of 5.0 band being awarded in individual sections.
Each unit is internally assessed using written assignments, work-based assignments, practical assessment, portfolio development and presentations and are graded by lecturers. Grades awarded are Pass, Merit or Distinction.