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Business and Retail Level 1 Award

Course code: WPKV002P

Subject area: Business

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

Course time:

10:00am - 12:00pm

Days of week:


Course date:

21st Feb 2024 - 8th May 2024

Contact details


01235 555 585

This is a 10-week qualification of two-hour, weekly workshops. The qualification purpose is to give learners knowledge and understanding and an introduction to the skills required in Business and Retail to support progression to employment to an apprenticeship or to further study at a higher level.

In order to avoid disappointment, please enrol at least 2½ weeks before the course start date.

The aim of this qualification is to give learners time to research job opportunities in each sector, identify the skills and knowledge they will need for specific job roles and then plan how they are going to achieve their ambitions in this area of work.

Please note there will be no classes on 03/04/2024 or 10/04/2024.

Please bring own refreshments, if required.

Please note that the class is held on the first floor.

Free Parking.

What next?

Learners will be able to progress to the next levels in Business or Retail and take other qualifications in OAL.

Entry criteria


Fee information

This course is fully funded.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Learning & method assessment

The method of assessment for the qualification is through a portfolio of evidence that the learner will create with their tutor. Learners will have the opportunity to complete worksheets, participate in group work and pair as well as completing peer and self-assessments. The tutor will also observe the learners in the classroom and have opportunities to give feedback.