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WEST THAMES IS ONE OF THE TOP 3 COLLEGES IN LONDON*

*Based on overall performance for students aged 16-18 across all levels in 2019

BUSINESS COURSES

Click on any of the Business Courses below to find out more detail around which level may be just right for you:

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A full-time business course for 16-18 year-olds. Based at the Isleworth campus. Course start date: 01/09/2021. Successful completion of this course will award you with a BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Business.

Location: Isleworth Campus

Start Date: 01/09/2021

Mode: Full-Time

This course provides you with an opportunity to gain a broad knowledge of the business sector. The course is equivalent to 2 or 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C and provides you with a good basis to progress to Level 3 or to enter employment.

Successful completion of this course can be positively included as part of your academic entry requirements for US colleges and universities. 

You will study:

You will study:

  • Finance for Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Enterprise in the Business World
  • Recruitment, Selection and Employment
  • Promoting a Brand
  • Principles of Customer Services
  • Providing Business Support
  • Business Online
  • Using Business Documentation

For players who are selected to join our academy varsity program (first team), the cost of tuition for this course is FREE.

For players who join our academy development team, there may be a nominal fee of £85 towards the costs of tracksuits and uniforms.

To join our academy, you must first attend a trial to have your basketball technical and athletic ability assessed by our coaching staff.

If you meet the athletic and technical standard required to join our basketball academy, you will need at least 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C / grades 9-4, or a merit or distinction at Level 2 with functional skills in English and maths to join this course.

 

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business, Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business and Administration, Level 3 NCFE in Business or employment in a business environment.

The course is assessed by means of assignments and two externally assessed exams.

Management Consultants & Business Analysts – Salary: £30,000-£48,800+

Sales Accounts & Business Development Managers – Salary: £24,600-£53,600+

Business & Financial Project Management Professionals – Salary: £51,480-£55,120+

How To Apply

Fill out an application form to attend a trial so our coaches can assess your athletic ability and the West Thames College staff can discuss your suitability for this course.  Complete the trial application here: APPLY FOR A TRIAL

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A full-time business course for 16-18 year-olds. Based at the Isleworth campus. Course start date: 01/09/2021. Successful completion of this course will award you with a NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business and Qualification in Maths and English.

Location: Isleworth Campus

Start Date: 01/09/2021

Mode: Full-Time

This qualification provides you with the knowledge that is required to work in a range of environments in a business administration role. You will know how to carry out administrative tasks such as managing information and supporting events and will be able to apply your knowledge in a variety of industries and job roles.

This qualification provides you with the knowledge that is required to work in a range of environments in a business administration role. You will know how to carry out administrative tasks such as managing information and supporting events and will be able to apply your knowledge in a variety of industries and job roles.

This qualification aims to provide students with the underpinning knowledge that is needed to work in a range of different environments in a business administration role.

Students will complete five mandatory and two optional units as part of this qualification. These include:

  • Principles of providing administrative services
  • Principles of business document production and information management
  • Understand communication in a business environment
  • Understand employer organisations
  • Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues
  • Understand how to carry out business administration services
  • Principles of marketing theory

For players who are selected to join our academy varsity program (first team), the cost of tuition for this course is FREE.

For players who join our academy development team, there may be a nominal fee of £85 towards the costs of tracksuits and uniforms.

To join our academy, you must first attend a trial to have your basketball technical and athletic ability assessed by our coaching staff.

If you meet the athletic and technical standard required to join our basketball academy, you will need at least 2 or more GCSEs at grade D / grade 3 or above or successful completion of a Foundation Level course with functional skills in maths and English.

 

NCFE Business Level 3

As part of the course a number of assignments will need to be completed for each unit. The assignments will be internally verified by the lecturers and externally verified by the Awarding Body.

Management Consultants & Business Analysts – Salary: £30,000-£48,800+

IT Business Analysts, Architects & Systems Designers – Salary: £40,040-£53,600+

Business & Related Associate Professionals N.e.c – Salary: £31,200-£34,320+

How To Apply

Fill out an application form to attend a trial so our coaches can assess your athletic ability and the West Thames College staff can discuss your suitability for this course.  Complete the trial application here: APPLY FOR A TRIAL

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A full-time business course for 16-18 year-olds. Based at the Isleworth campus. Course start date: 01/09/2021. Successful completion of this course will award you with a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business: Enterprise and Qualification in Maths and English

Location: Isleworth Campus

Start Date: 01/09/2021

Mode: Full-Time

This qualification is ideal if you want to develop an understanding of the essential skills required to work successfully in a business environment, and will give you an understanding of business culture and responsibilities. You will develop the skills required to solve problems, communicate and work effectively with others, and gain the opportunity to learn how to manage and improve your own performance in a business environment.

You will study:

You will study a total of 9 units which will include:

  • Business culture and responsibilities
  • Customer service in a business environment
  • Produce documentation in a business environment
  • Work with others in a business environment
  • Communicate in a business environment
  • Contribute to running a project
  • Starting a small business
  • Finance for a new business
  • Business planning and pitching

For players who are selected to join our academy varsity program (first team), the cost of tuition for this course is FREE.

For players who join our academy development team, there may be a nominal fee of £85 towards the costs of tracksuits and uniforms.

To join our academy, you must first attend a trial to have your basketball technical and athletic ability assessed by our coaching staff.

If you meet the athletic and technical standard required to join our basketball academy, you will need 4 or more GCSEs at grades A*-C / grades 9-4 (including Maths and English Language), or BTEC Level 2 at merit or above with Functional Skills in English and Maths.

Students could progress to thigher education in business, marketing, accounting, finance or ultimately to employment in the business sector.

Assessment will take the form of written assignments which will be internally assessed and externally verified by the Awarding Body.

Management Consultants & Business Analysts – Salary: £30,000-£48,800+

IT Business Analysts, Architects & Systems Designers – Salary: £40,040-£53,600+

Business & Related Associate Professionals N.e.c – Salary: £31,200-£34,320+

How To Apply

Fill out an application form to attend a trial so our coaches can assess your athletic ability and the West Thames College staff can discuss your suitability for this course.  Complete the trial application here: APPLY FOR A TRIAL

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A full-time business course for 16-18 year-olds. Successful completion of this course is equivalent to passing 3 A-Levels. Based at the Isleworth campus. Course start date: 01/09/2021.

Location: Isleworth Campus

Start Date: 01/09/2021

Mode: Full-Time

BTEC Level 3 is a vocational qualification that will help you to develop practical knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the business sector. The course is designed for students who aim to progress to the second year and gain a BTEC Extended Diploma in Business, higher education and ultimately employment in the business sector.

Students progressing onto the second year Extended Diploma will choose either an Accounting or Marketing pathway and attain a qualification equivalent to three A Levels.

This course is for those applying for Business, Business & Accounting or Business & Marketing courses.

Successful completion of this course can be positively included as part of your academic entry requirements for US colleges and universities.

 

You will study:

This qualification provides the knowledge, understanding and employable skills that allow learners to gain business sector experience that will prepare them for further study or training.

The learning programme covers the following core areas in Year 1 followed by either Accounting related units such as Financial Accounting and Management Accounting, or Marketing related units such as Creative Product Promotion and Market Research in Year 2.

  • The Business Environment
  • Accounting Systems
  • Business Resources
  • Managing a Business Event
  • Recruitment and Selection in Business
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Developing Teams in Business
  • Business Communication
  • Computer Applications for Financial Management

Learners must complete and achieve all these units to be eligible for progression to the Extended Diploma in Business (Year 2).

For players who are selected to join our academy varsity program (first team), the cost of tuition for this course is FREE.

To join our academy, you must first attend a trial to have your basketball technical and athletic ability assessed by our coaching staff.

If you meet the athletic and technical standard required to join our basketball academy, you will need 4 or more GCSEs at grades A*-C / grades 9-4 (including Maths and English Language), or BTEC Level 2 at merit or above with Functional Skills in English and Maths.

Students could progress to the second year Extended Diploma in Business, higher education in business, marketing, accounting, finance or ultimately to employment in the business sector.

All units are assessed internally through course work, practical tasks and role play.

Management Consultants & Business Analysts – Salary: £30,000-£48,800+

Sales Accounts & Business Development Managers – Salary: £24,600-£53,600+

Business & Financial Project Management Professionals – Salary: £51,480-£55,120+

How To Apply

Fill out an application form to attend a trial so our coaches can assess your athletic ability and the West Thames College staff can discuss your suitability for this course.  Complete the trial application here: APPLY FOR A TRIAL

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