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This T-Level in Business Support will prepare you for a career within the industry by providing you with a strong set of transferable core skills, the fundamental knowledge and industry experience. This T-Level course has been developed in collaboration with employers, professional bodies, universities and businesses so the content meets the needs of the industry and will prepare you for the workplace. You will spend 80% of your time at college where you will develop a broad range of core skills from across the whole sector. In addition to this, 20% of your time will be spent with an employer where you will engage in an industry placement in a relevant organisation, giving you hands-on experience in a real-life setting. This T-Level is a technical qualification that includes the following compulsory elements:
- Core theory, concepts and skills for the chosen sector
- Specialist skills and knowledge for an occupation or career
- An industry placement with an employer which runs for a minimum of 315 hours (45 days) overall and gives you practical insights into the sector and an opportunity to embed the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom
- A minimum standard in English, maths and digital provision are also built into the classroom-based element of the T-Level, meaning you will be given a solid foundation of transferable skills.
This qualification focuses on the development of knowledge and skills needed to work in the sector and prepares you to enter the industry through higher study, employment or as an apprentice.You could progress to study a Foundation Degree in Business and Management at New College Durham, or a Higher Apprenticeship in Management (CIPD).