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Enterprise and Commerce

Business & Enterprise

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This course is aimed at those who have little to no qualifications or who are looking to get back into education after a break from employment

The main aim of the course is to provide an introduction to Business and Enterprise roles.  This will enable learners to acquire and develop skills and knowledge such as resource management and organisational skills required for further study or employment. Signification opportunities exist for learners to develop Core Skills through this qualification.

The course will:

  • Enable candidates to consider the various options open to them and to make informed career choices for their future.
  • Prepare candidates for entry into further qualifications.
  • Provide candidates with knowledge, and practical and transferable skills demanded by employers.
  • Enhance your customer service skills.
  • Develop an understanding of marketing, sales, promotion, and personal and business finances.

What you will learn

Subjects such as:

  • Communication skills
  • Digital Skills
  • Enterprise Skills
  • Customer Service Skills for the Entrepreneur
  • Establishing a Business Identity
  • Personal Development
  • Building Employability Skills

Meta Skills Developed

  • Adapting
  • Focusing
  • Communication
  • Digital Skills

Placement information

  • No placement required

How the course is assessed

  • Ongoing assessments throughout the course

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • Applications will be assessed on an individual basis

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You may be required to attend a group and/or individual information session and/or a skills check

English Proficiency Requirements

Minimum IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • On successful completion of the course, you may progress to level 5 related courses within the department.

Career options

  • Self-employed
  • Junior Administrator
  • Junior Business Assistant

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Full time 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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