Course: Business Level 1

Study Level

Level 1


Great Yarmouth Campus


1 Year



"The James Paget Hospital has a wide range of business and administrative roles who all contribute to the running of the hospital and support our clinical roles and patient care. Through our partnership with East Coast College we hope to give students insight to these roles and provide a path to working within healthcare."

James Paget University Hospital

Jo Segasby, Chief Executive

This course is ideal for those who aspire to be their own boss or a manager within any business sector. Providing you with a vast variety of business skills and knowledge, this qualification is extremely attractive to employers keen to recruit future talent for leadership and managerial roles.

Whatever you choose as your career destination, this is a qualification offering essential skills and knowledge which stand out from the crowd, helping you advance ahead of others.

You will study units including:

  • Enterprise in the business world
  • Finance for business
  • Principles of marketing
  • Project management

Why study with us:

  • You will learn through a mixture of classroom-based practical activities, individual and group work.
  • You will be taught by highly knowledgeable and supportive lecturers with genuine experience of business management in collaboration with guest speakers from industry.
  • Business is a pathway to a large range of degrees and apprenticeships and links well with many other courses and career opportunities.


Two GCSEs at grade 4 or above, ideally including English and maths.


Business is an excellent course if you want to go on to study a degree in subjects such as business, marketing, human resources, finance or accounting.

You can progress onto Business Level 2 at East Coast College.