This means that you will attend for one full day a week only Usually this will be on Wednesdays for the 1st Year and Tuesdays for the 2nd Year. They will have developed a range of transferable skills to ensure effective team working, independent initiatives, organisational competence and problem-solving strategies.
This is 15 hours per week, with half spent in lectures taught lessons and half in workshops. Besides being a stand-alone qualification this course is also for those students who wish to progress to the 2nd year of a university degree course or complete the HND component of a higher national qualification.
They are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning.
Employability skills generally refer to skills in five main categories: Cognitive and problem-solving skills: critical thinking, approaching non-routine problems by applying expert and creative solutions, use of systems and digital technology, generating and communicating ideas creatively.
Sources of financial support: You may be eligible to apply for additional support. You will also need a tutor reference and to attend an interview. Graduates successfully completing the Higher National Certificate will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the basic concepts of business.
Who is the course for This course is for those who wish to pursue a career in, a wide range of business areas such as marketing, HR or finance etc. Through this engaging approach to learning, you will be ready to face the challenges of the modern business world armed with the hands-on skills employers demand.
This is made up of eight units, each with a value of 15 credits. Typically, this will involve reading, working on individual and group projects, undertaking research in the library, preparing coursework assignments and presentations, and preparing for examinations.