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Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Thu 01 September 2022

Starts: 01/09/2022

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 3 grade 2's at GCSEs or a ESOL Entry 3 certificate. You will have a College interview and references may be taken up.

Who is the course for

This course is for those wishing to develop skills to start a career in the business sector.

Course Content

Business topics include:

  • Finding a business in your local area
  • Branding a product
  • Recording income and expenditure
  • Communicating with customers and
  • Presenting a business idea.

You will also undertake units in personal development such as being organised, developing a personal progression plan and researching a topic. Alongside this, you will be completing an Enterprise Project which focuses on sustainability

Study Methods

Full-time attendance with lectures, group work, assignments, presentations and workshops.

How is the course assessed

Assessment is 100% course work. This may include assignments, class tests, reports, role play and presentations. The English and Mathematics elements are examination based.

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Business or OCR Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Business Administration

Where next - Job Opportunities

Into employment in a junior role in business, retail or administration

More Information

This course is supported by a number of organisations and employers including the Institute of Grocery Distribution and the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce.

This course is particularly suitable for learners with special educational needs/mental health needs due to the expertise of the teaching team. This course is also a suitable programme for those learners who have recently been home schooled and are looking for a return to education.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Thu 01 September 2022

Starts: 01/09/2022

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

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The help and support I received during my application process made me sure about wanting to enrol at Uxbridge College. The support from the teachers is amazing and the work experience opportunities we have on our courses are fantastic too. I would definitely recommend this college as it’s so friendly and supportive with a wide variety of courses.

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I chose Uxbridge College as it provides amazing support for students with disabilities. The staff and learners create a positive environment at the College. The lessons and resources are accessible for all students. During lockdown, my teachers were very supportive and ensured I didn’t fall back in my studies with videos and emails of lessons, while my learning support assistant cleared my doubts via hangout/zoom calls and I was able to do my exam on time. I would recommend the College to everyone.