Level 2 Certificate in Work Skills (Business and Computing)
Duration: 35 Weeks
Start Date: September 2023
End Date: July 2024
Type: Full Time
Tutor: Jenna Prince
The qualifications put learning into the context of the world of work, giving students the opportunity to apply their research, skills and knowledge in relevant and realistic work contexts. This applied, practical approach means learners build the knowledge, understanding and skills they need for career progression or further study supporting learners GCSE Maths and English success, while developing knowledge of professional behaviours in the context of Business and Computing to support future career and course choices.
The qualifications encourage learners to develop the ability to combine skills and units to give a realistic learning experience that emulates the 21st century workplace. The Pearson BTEC Level 2 Awards/ Certificate in Workskills are for learners who need to develop their skills and knowledge of employability to access the job market. The Pearson BTEC Level 2 in Workskills enables learners to:| Develop skills valued by employers and are in demand in the workplace | Develop knowledge related to employability and the workplace| Embrace the 21st century workplace and build a career plan | Achieve a nationally recognised Level 1 / 2 qualification that prepares them for employment or self-employment | Develop self-awareness of skills and knowledge and the ability to continually upskill to meet the changing demands of the workplace | Allow learners to work towards completing GCSE Maths and English | Consider and prepare for appropriate pathway – Business / Computing, L2 / L3
Students will learn;
- Developing Work-related Skills and Behaviours
- Being Entrepreneurial
- Working as Part of a Team
- Planning the use of digital products and services in the workplace
- Developing Job Application Skills
- Using IT to manage information at work
Level 2 BTEC in Work skillsExtra Studies:
Work Experience | GCSE English | GCSE Maths
You will learn through a variety of lectures, group exercises, practical work and you will be expected to undertake directed self-study to complete assignments.
Assessment includes a range of methods and styles suited to skills and occupationally based qualifications at this level. Units are internally assessed using a range of assessments including practical activities, written assignments, workbooks, presentations, posters, case studies, work placement, scenarios and role play.
- 4 GCSEs art Grade 3 (C), including Maths and English.
- Please note that entry requirements and course offer can be subject to change at any time.
On Completion of the course, you have the opportunity to progress on to a Level 2 Certificate Esports, Level 2 First Diploma in Creative Technology or Level 2 Business or a Level 3 programme on achieving both maths and English at grade 4.
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