Why choose this specification?

This specification has been designed to help students build  the skills, knowledge and understanding which prepare them for working life, now and in the future, as confident individuals and members of society. The specification enables students to:

  • gain a knowledge of finance, enterprises, working practices and how businesses are organised and run
  • gain employability skills, such as the ability to problem-solve, to communicate effectively and to work well in a team
  • progress from our unit-based Entry Level Certificates in Preparation for Working Life (4900), and Personal and Social Education (5800)
  • gain a suitable foundation for further study in related subjects such as Citizenship and areas of Sociology and Business Studies.

No prior learning is necessary for students to undertake a course of study relating to this specification.