In Business Studies students will learn the skills they will need to start up, run and grow their very own business. Students will learn about how to develop initial business ideas to form their own small business. Students will study a broad range of essential aspects of business along the way including finance, product development, advertising, recruitment and customer service.
Students will complete L1/2 BTEC First Award in Business Studies which comprises of 4 units:
Unit 8 considers recruitment and selection. Students will learn how to place job adverts and how to respond to job adverts. They will learn how to write a job description and person specification if they were to recruit a member of staff to their business and students will consider the characteristics they would look for in a person before offering a candidate a position. This unit teaches valuable skills which will help with interviews and gaining employment in the future.