T Level Foundation Year in Business

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details


College 16-18


Business & Law

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

00:00 - 00:00

Course Fee

£ 0.00
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Course Overview

Businesses need employees to have a range of skills and on this Level 2 course, you will learn about enterprise in the business world, finance, and how to plan and run a small business. With sessions in planning, promotion and the principles of marketing, which are essential if you want a business to be successful. You will also gain useful project management skills, which will help you organise your time, money and products/services effectively in a rapidly changing market.

Course Requirements

5 GCSE’s at Grade 4 or above (including maths and English Language).

What you will Learn

The T Level Foundation Year in Business is a one-year qualification which will prepare young people to progress
onto and succeed on a T Level,there are a range of careers in business, for example retail, administration and online business.


The majority of the units are assessed and graded by course work assignments. Two units are externally assessed with one e-test and one written paper. An overall grade for the qualification is awarded to all learners who successfully complete all units. Grades awarded are Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*. The coursework is assessed through a range of methods including assignments, projects, presentations, role-plays and tests. Throughout the year you will build up a portfolio of work to show that you have passed each unit.


The T level Foundation Year in Business, along side a GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and Maths, prepares you both for employment and more advanced Level 3 courses such as a T Level, BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Business, Accounting or Law.

Career Options

With further training or study, learners may progress into Business related careers such as accounting, administration, customer service, marketing, HR, IT personnel or sales.

Mandatory Units

The course is unit based and includes the following units:

Enterprise in the Business World
Finance for Business
Principles of Marketing

In addition, students will have the oppprtunity to study maths and/or English, and the potential of the following optional units –

Promoting a Brand
Providing Business Support
Building Successful Teams
Sales and Personal Selling
Financial Planning and Forecasting

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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