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Enterprise and Commerce

AAT Level 1 Certificate in Business skills

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Full time

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

The Level 1 Award in Business Skills certificate, offers students the opportunity to develop key practical skills used in every business as a route into employment. On completion of this qualification, learners will also be equipped with a strong foundation from which to progress to further study with AAT in either accountancy or bookkeeping if they would like to do so.

This qualification will particularly suit those learners with minimal work experience or those who require additional support to progress.

This may include adult returners, those on traineeships seeking basic employability skills or those who want to study higher level.

What you will learn

  • Understanding business
  • Working in the business environment
  • Using numbers in business
  • Social networking

You will develop Meta Skills in:

  • Initiative
  • Communication
  • Collaborating
  • Creativity

Placement information

 

    How the course is assessed

    Each subject will have different evidence requirements and approaches to assessment.

    Some examples are provided below on the methods of assessments.

    • Open Book
    • Multiple Choice
    • Project-based assessments

    Number of days per week

    • 2 days per week

    Entry requirements

    • Three relevant *National 4 qualifications 
    • Other equivalent qualifications or experience

    *Relevant subjects include English, Administration, Business Management, Economics, Geography, History, Mathematics, Modern Studies or a Science subject.

    Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

    • no interview required

    English Proficiency Requirements

    IELTS 5.5

    Progression and Articulation Routes

    • Preparation for HNC 

    Study Options

    Campus Study mode Start date Duration
    Sighthill Campus Full time 26/08/24 20 Weeks

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