BTEC Level 1 Introductory Award in Business

The BTEC Level 1 Introductory Award in Business is designed as an entry-level course providing foundational knowledge in business concepts. It covers basic principles like customer service , teamwork and communication skills; skills that support students into adult hood. This introductory award aims to give learners a taste of the business environment, making it an ideal starting point for those exploring a career in business. The course often involves a mix of theoretical learning and practical activities to build a fundamental understanding of the business world.

This course can also be progressed onto higher awards.

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day allows pupils to consider how they have performed at school and helps them to focus on their attitudes and behaviours. ”

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mindfulness and aromatherapy.”

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