Business

Academic Excellence Pathway

A Level

The Academic Excellence Pathway is designed to improve our students’ chances of securing places on the most competitive university courses. It is also an opportunity for students with very good GCSE grades to stretch themselves further and develop their study skills by researching an Extended Project in a topic of interest.

ACCOUNTING

ACCESS

Accounting will provide you with a critical understanding of how financial information is recorded and reported within differing organisations. You will study the purposes, principles and techniques of accounting, which are required to enable an organisation to operate effectively.

BUSINESS

AS AND A LEVEL (AQA)

Business is an exciting and topical course, which students can relate to. You will study topics such as marketing, finance, human resources and operations management and analyse how they influence the way in which a Business performs.

Business

BTEC Level 2 Diploma (Edexcel)

It is a vocational broad based qualification at Level 2 that provides knowledge and understanding of this vocational area. How different parts of business work What factors influence their decisions and activities

BUSINESS (LAW)

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

The BTEC Business Course is designed to provide a highly specialist, work-related qualification across a range of business sectors. The units you study will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for further education or employment.

BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION

LEVEL 2, CERTIFICATE, INTERMEDIATE APPRENTICESHIP

The Apprenticeship in Business and Administration is aimed at those individuals who wish to work in the world of Business and develop those skills to enable them to establish a long-term career path.

BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION

LEVEL 3, DIPLOMA, ADVANCED APPRENTICESHIP

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration is aimed at those individuals who wish to progress further in the world of Business and further develop those skills to enable them to establish a long-term career path.

Business and Fashion Marketing

BTEC Level 2

This is a practical course offering a broad base of skills to support employment in the retail sector, an apprenticeship or progression to level 3. Skills and work practices will be developed in business, retail, marketing and visual display.

CABIN CREW (INTRODUCTION TO )

NCFE LEVEL 2 Certificate in Introduction to Cabin Crew

Launch your airline career with a fantastic opportunity to develop relevant knowledge and the practical skills you will need to begin work as cabin crew or a customer service agent at a regional or International airport. Superb training facilities and fully qualified, experienced aviation industrial professionals will not only prepare you for an exciting career but will bring your learning to life.

ECONOMICS

A LEVEL

Economics will enable you to understand the reasons for economic agents having to make choices. Initially, you will consider how markets work, looking at how supply and demand interact to allocate resources, but then you will study market failure, identifying its causes and possible government intervention to remedy such failures.

Further Mathematics

A - LEVEL

Further Maths is like Maths except that there is more of it and it is even more challenging! Extra topics such as complex numbers and matrices are covered. You will also extend your knowledge of Statistics and Mechanics and be introduced to Decision Maths.

LAW

A level / BTEC

Law is the subject for you if you have a genuine interest in the Law or the English Legal System, if you enjoy an intellectual challenge or if you are interested in becoming a barrister or solicitor. Law essentially involves the study of the English Legal System and the system of Law Making in England and Wales along with a detailed look at key aspects of Criminal Law, the Law of Tort and Human Rights.

PUBLIC SERVICES L3 Ex Dip

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

This practical course will give you an understanding of employment and life within the Public Services (uniformed and non-uniformed) and you will gain the relevant knowledge and skills to succeed in this sector. It is an ideal foundation for further study and a future career in Public Services.

TRAVEL & TOURISM

LEVEL 2 - City & Guilds Diploma

The Travel and Tourism industry is one of the most vibrant industries in the world. This course gives students a lively and varied introduction to the travel industry.

TRAVEL & TOURISM LEVEL 3 – BTEC Extended Diploma

LEVEL 3 - BTEC Extended Diploma

The Travel and Tourism industry is one of the most vibrant industries in the world. This course gives students a lively and varied introduction to the travel industry. In April 2013 the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport launched Visit Britain’s long term tourism growth strategy for Britain. This ambitious strategy - delivering a Golden legacy: a growth strategy for inbound tourism 2012 - 2020 – aims to attract 40 million international visitors a year, spending £31.3 billion, by 2020. This will generate an estimated 225,000 jobs. The Greater Manchester strategy for the Visitor economy 2014 - 2020 Manchester Airport will play an important role in the delivery of this vision and as a result, travel students can expect many future employment opportunities.

Vocational Studies

BTEC Level 1

This is a one-year course designed to enable you to explore different vocational areas. These areas may include Business & ICT, Sport & Leisure, Health & Social Care, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism and Retail Operation. It is hoped that as you study various vocational options you will widen your knowledge, enabling you to make informed career choices.