T Level Foundation - Business Management, Finance and Accounting - IEA

T Level Foundation Year Business and Professional

Course Details

T Level Foundation Year
Subject Area
Business and Professional
Age Group
16 - 18

Shena Simon Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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Do you have your sights set on working in the world of business? The sector boasts a wide variety of job roles and this course is a brilliant place to start the journey to your dream career.

This T Level Transition Programme is co-developed and co-delivered with a range of employers and it is the perfect stepping stone if you want to progress on to a T Level.

In order to develop the professional skills and experience needed, you will learn how businesses are structured whilst gaining valuable industry skills by studying the key areas that employers are currently looking for and undertaking an industry placement.

Throughout this course, you will explore:
• Organisational structures
• Event management
• Project management
• Leadership skills
• Finance
• And much more.

You will also get the opportunity to work on projects with large, well-respected Manchester businesses. A minimum 15-day industry placement is a vital part of this course and you will be supported in finding a placement relevant to your study.

Those successful in gaining a place on the Transition Programmes will be eligible for the ‘T Award', a package of benefits that includes:

• £300 per year bursary*
• Curriculum based incentives
• Access to industry standard laptop* (as appropriate)
• Minimum 15- day industry placement
• Digital Business upskilling
• Master classes
• And much more

*Subject to requirements including 95% attendance, positive attitude and grade profile.

Min 5 GCSEs grade 4 or above including maths and English. Preferable grade 5 in maths and 5 English

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

This course is assessed using a variety of methods throughout the year including:
• Presentations
• Role plays
• Project-driven practical assignments
• Written reports
• 2 x external exams

Upon successful completion of this qualification, you will be able to progress on to a Business and Administration T Level.
Careers that this course can lead to include:
• Business Administrator
• Business Manager
• Project Manager
• Business Finance Officer
• Finance Manager
• Business Marketing Management
• Social Media Marketing Developer
• Business Analysist
• Business Support Advisor
• Business Support Administrator
• Accountant Advisor
• Human Resources

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If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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Business and Professional

Business, Accountancy and Finance & Insurance are the three highest growing industries in Manchester.

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