Level 1 Certificate in Business and Travel – September 2020

Start Date: 07 September 2020
Funding information: Free for Eligible 16-18 year olds. Adult funding available dependant on learner circumstances otherwise course costs apply.
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full-time Provision

Course Overview

This course is for you if you are planning a career in Business or Travel. As well as an introduction the world of Business, this course also develops the skills you need to be successful at level 2 and beyond. You will learn important skills such as being organised and working with others as well as how to use a variety of software packages and will study Functional Skills English and maths. As part of this course you will also study the NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Business and Travel. This additional qualification will investigate the exciting world of business, tourism and leisure. This course helps you to develop essential skills needed to work in these sectors and also develops team working and communication skills. This course is a great gateway into level 2 Business or Travel and Tourism.

Course Content

Modules include:

  • Being Organised
  • Developing a Personal Progression Plan
  • Working with others
  • Researching a Topic
  • Finding out about businesses in your area
  • Creating a Visual Display
  • Branding a Product
  • Presenting a Business Idea
  • Recording Income and Expenditure
  • Communicating with Customers

Entry Requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at grades D/3 to G/1.

Assessment Methods

  • Coursework

  • practical assignments

  • presentations


Upon completion of this course you can progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Business or Travel and Tourism. Progression to other subjects is also possible at this level.