Business Level 1

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Course Information

  • Course Code: BL114
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Validated by: EDEXCEL
  • Study Mode: Full time

This Level 1 Diploma in Business Administration offers students a chance to find out more about business, we look at planning and running an enterprise activity, how to behave in an office and using technology. We create business documents and look at the job opportunities in business administration. You also get to complete a project using personal investigation.

What will I study?

This course is designed to offer you A-Level 1 Diploma in Business Administration.

You will study

  • Recording business transactions
  • Supporting business meetings
  • Working in a team
  • Using email

You will also be required to study functional skills in Maths and English.


Entry Requirements

Profile of Grade Es at GCSE including English and Maths.

How will I be assessed?

During the year you will have to complete assignments in each of the units. These will be marked by your tutor and must be kept in a folder called your portfolio. Some of the units will be externally marked by the BTEC awarding body. As well as taught lessons you will be encouraged to work on your own in one of our Learner Resource Centres.

What can I do next?

You can progress on to a Level 2 course in Business.

Your Study Programme

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You will study in The Elizabeth building – an addition to the 1888 Old Victoria building, situated on the college campus, in the heart of Blackburn Town Centre.

You will also benefit from free wireless access throughout the building and a library and resource centre providing in excess of 60 computers and 45,000 books.

Enrichment & Employability

Blackburn College Business & Law students regularly implement business ideas to generate money for charities, and students often run a business publicity roadshow. We hold an annual Dragons’ Den event where students pitch their ideas to a panel of business delegates and students also benefit from regular guest speakers from the legal and retail management fields.

There will be an opportunity to study an additional unit in IFS – the Institute if Financial Services to gain extra UCAS points.

If you study at Level 3 you will also have the opportunity to join the Business Career Academy and gain a 6 week paid internship, an industry mentor and extra UCAS points.

Our tutors also organise social events to attractions such as Manchester United, Alton Towers and Blackpool Pleasure Beach, as well as educational trips London’s Old Bailey, High Court and Houses of Parliament.

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