Level 2 Traineeship in Business

This course purpose is to inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the Business sector.


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 11188
Campus: Bangor, Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Business & Management

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Bangor
02/09/2024
Time: 09:00-17:30
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024
Time: 09:00-17:30
Course Overview

On successful completion of a NI Traineeship, participants will receive a full Traineeship Diploma equivalent to five GCSEs at grades A*-C (including English and Mathematics qualifications at level 2).

The course will require a commitment of 17 hours per week on campus and one day per week on work placement.  The course purpose is to inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the Business sector. It is the aim of the qualification to give learners the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of, and develop skills in, the Business sector. It also hopes to support progression to a more specialised level 3 vocational or academic business course or an apprenticeship. Fundamentally, it hopes to give learners the potential opportunity, in due course, to enter employment within a wide range of junior job roles across the business sector, for example posts in business administration, Insurance, finance, accounting and retail.

Modules may include:

Enterprise in Business

Marketing

Business Online

Finance (Personal and Business)

Promoting a Brand

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English or Maths. 

Course modules are both mandatory and optional.

Modules may include:

Enterprise in Business

Marketing

Business Online

Finance (Personal and Business)

Promoting a Brand

You want to develop transferable skills related to success in business, this is the ideal course for you.  The work placement is key to enabling you to develop these skills.

The key features include a tutorial system with supported learning and a mix of theory and practical activities.   The assignment and controlled assessment/exam-based nature of this qualification, with the use of internal assessment offers a route for students who generally perform better in a mixture of coursework and controlled assessment situations.

Good attendance is necessary to complete the course successfully. 

About the business environment and develop your enterprising skills including developing brands and how to market a business or products.

The field trips, guest speakers and work placement that you will take part in on this course, allowing you to gain a true insight into the business sector.

On completion of the NI Traineeship, you can progress within SERC to a Level 3 Further Education course or a Level 3 Apprenticeship (possibly with your work placement employer).  This can lead you to higher education options. 

4 GCSEs grade D-G, including grade E in Maths and grade D in English or equivalent. Applicants that have not obtained the above grades may be eligible to enrol as an Introductory Trainee. Please contact us for further information.

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Bangor
02/09/2024
Time: 09:00-17:30
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024
Time: 09:00-17:30

Enquiries Information

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Available Sessions

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FE
Level 2 Traineeship in Business
Y11188BF1A

Bangor

02/09/2024

Time: 09:00-17:30

16
FT
FE
Level 2 Traineeship in Business
Y11188LF1A

Lisburn

02/09/2024

Time: 09:00-17:30

16

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Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

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