Business | LASER Introductory Diploma in Business, Travel & Tourism | Level 1

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Course Code: FE0279-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: Broadwater Campus Entry requirements: At least two GCSEs at grade 2 or above, preferably including English and maths Qualification: LASER Introductory Certificate for Learning, Employability and Progression Level 1 Awarding Body: Laser

Why this course?

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This course offers an introduction to the areas of business, travel and tourism, including retail and stock control.

The course supports students in developing self-esteem and includes careers guidance and skills such as how to apply for jobs and perform well in an interview.

On completion, you will have the knowledge and confidence needed to move onto higher level courses.

  • Learn organisational skills
  • Individual support
  • Develop customer service and digital skills
  • Working with others
  • Prepare for job interviews and build confidence

Start dates

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Entry requirements

At least two GCSEs at grade 2 or above, preferably including English and maths.

Entry requirements

Why this course?

  • Learn organisational skills
  • Develop customer service skills
  • Working with others
  • Prepare for job applications and interviews

Course content

  • Being organised
  • Working with others
  • Researching a topic
  • The business, travel and tourism sectors
  • Customer service
  • Personal progression plan
  • Job applications and interviews

What's next?

On successful completion of this Level 1 course, you can progress to a Level 2 course, including business, computing or travel and tourism.

Future careers include:

  • Office administrator
  • Retail worker
  • Marketing assistant
  • Travel agent assistant
What's next?

Course costs

This course is free (you do not have to pay fees) if:

  • You are a UK citizen, hold EU Settlement Status or have a visa which could qualify you for home status.
  • AND you are under 19 on 31 August in the year you are studying.

This course is also free if you meet the following criteria:

  • You may not have to pay any fees if you will be aged 19 or over when you begin this course and:
  • You are a UK citizen, hold EU Settlement Status or have a visa which could qualify you for home status. 

 AND

  • You are in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • OR you are receiving a means tested benefit, earning less than £345 per month (take home) if you are a sole claimant or £552 a month if you have a joint claim with your partner, and are completing the course to improve your employability
  • OR if you are working and earn less than £18,525 per year (gross pay)
  • You will need to provide evidence and sign a declaration when you enrol.

Subsidised fees

If the above does not apply to you, you may still be eligible for a subsidised fee. For more information, please speak to our Admissions team: admissions@gbmc.ac.uk | 01273 667704

Course costs

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Course costs

All 16+ (full-time) courses are free to UK citizens, those who hold EU Settlement Status or have a visa which could qualify them for home status, AND are under 19 years old on the 31 August of the year of entry. If you are 19+ and interested in studying this course, you can find out more about costs and financial support in the link below.

19+ fees

How to apply

We accept applications throughout the year, allowing you to apply up until the course starts.

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