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EXAMINATION BOARD City & Guilds

AIMS OF THE PROGRAMME The programme is aimed at motivating students who would like the chance to experience working life in a supported way, allows you to learn skills, gain a qualification while putting these skills into practice, you will receive work place experience, support from your manager and assessor as well as off the job support from your Tutor. The programme offers 1 or 2 day vocational training to enhance the school curriculum, this programmes can be tailored around students.

STRUCTURE AND CONTENT Your qualification consists of a QCF (Qualification Credit Framework) this contains units with a credit value, you will need complete a set amount of credits to achieve the qualification. Principles of business and Administration shows that you have the knowledge and understanding

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CUSTOMER SERVICES RETAIL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY of your qualification, tuition will be provided off the job for you to complete the necessary tests/ assignments to achieve the qualification.

• Understand what makes a good employee, and appreciate the importance of their school studies for their future job.

ASSESSMENT

WHERE CAN I GO AFTER COMPLETING THIS PROGRAMME?

Your Assessor will help you with the units and credits choice towards your qualification which will match the job role.

Regular Assessor visits to discuss progress and to collect evidence. You can complete your qualification either as a hard copy or electronically as an E-Portfolio.

WHAT WILL I DO

• Develop skills and knowledge relevant to vocational studies.

• Gather evidence of your growing competence by building up a portfolio of work. • Learn about health and safety in the workplace.

The programme is designed to feed into the wider family of Apprenticeships, and the qualifications gained may help build up credits towards post 16 qualifications. Subject availability is dependent on student interest, other courses such as motor vehicle, engineering and hair dressing can be made available if there is sufficient demand, please speak to staff for further details.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS D in GCSE English

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