Pre Access in Business

Extended Certificate Business and Professional

Course Details

Extended Certificate
Subject Area
Business and Professional
Age Group

Shena Simon Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)

Leaflet Code

Course Gallery

This qualification will help students gain an understanding of business fundamentals, including information management, marketing and finance. It will provide them will the skills needed to work in both the business environment and the public sector. Aspects of this course include time management, principles of personal responsibilities, working in a business environment, managing and producing documents, the marketing environment, and understanding finance in a business context.

You will require Level one English and Maths Functional Skills (FS) or above to start the course. Depending on your starting qualifications, you can study Maths and English FS Level 2, or GCSE English and Maths alongside the course.

You may be invited to discuss learning routes to your future career.

Assessments for this qualification are made up of coursework and examinations.

Upon successful completion of this qualification students will be able to progress onto an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Business. Students can use these qualifications to then progress onto a business related degree, or to start their own business enterprise.

Careers page

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.

Fees, finance and funding page

Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you'll receive and how it will help your career?
Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it's about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

Make an enquiry

Get Started...

Use our online form to complete your application.
Remember: you can start now, and save it for completing later.

Business and Professional

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

View Subject Area