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

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Course Code: FE0279-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: Broadwater Campus 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, IT, 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 on to higher level courses.

Start dates

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Entry requirements

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

Entry requirements

Why this course?

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

Course units

  • Being organised
  • Working with others
  • Researching a topic
  • IT skills
  • 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
  • IT support assistant
  • TravelĀ agent assistant
What's next?

Course costs

UK and EU students do not have to pay fees if they are under 19 on 31 August in the year they are studying.

More information about fees for college courses and financial support for 16-19 year olds can be found here.

Course costs

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Course costs

All 16+ (full-time) courses are free to EU residents who 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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