Why choose this specification?

This specification has been designed to help students build  the skills, knowledge and understanding which prepare them for working life 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 AQA's unit-based Entry Level Certificates in Preparation for Working Life (4900), and Personal and Social Education (5800)
  • gain a solid foundation for further study in related subjects such as Citizenship and areas of Sociology and Business Studies.

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