BTEC Level 1 Foundation Learning Diploma

  • Course type: BTEC Level 1 Diploma
  • Awarding/exam body: Edexcel


business1The Foundation Learning Diploma is flexible and personalised to meet
the needs of individual students – depending on prior achievement students can do some, or all of the course units. The course is designed to encourage students to develop the personal skills and qualities they need for work and learning and to help them achieve their full potential. It is a practical “hands on” course taught in the context of real jobs and careers. You will receive credits and/or individual certificates for qualifications that you achieve within the framework. You will also take part in a two week work experience placement.

  • Course units...

    Equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades D-G

    Unit 13: Managing your Health at Work

    Unit 14: Preparing for Work Placement

    Unit 15: Learning from Work Placement

    Unit 16: Working in Business and Administration

    Unit 17: Communicating Electronically

    Unit 18: Making and Receiving Calls

    Unit 19: Welcoming Visitors

    Unit 20: Handling Mail

    Unit 21: Creating Business Documents

    Unit 22: Recording Business Transactions

    Unit 23: Supporting Business Meetings

    Unit 24: Carrying out an Individual Project

    Unit 27: Job Opportunities in Business Administration

    Unit 34: Working in a Team

    Plus: BTEC Level 1 Award in Personal/Social Skills

    Unit 04: Developing Self

    Unit 08: Healthy Living

    Unit 26: Making Informed Career and

    Progression Choices

    Plus: Functional Skills

    Functional Skills in Maths, ICT and English

  • Course assessment...

    All units are internally assessed and include assignments and coursework.

  • This course can lead to...

    An Introductory Diploma is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades D-G.  With successful completion of the course you may apply to proceed to Level 2 courses.  Alternatively, you may progress to work or training, such as an apprenticeship.

  • Entry requirements...

    There are no specific course entry requirements. However, a good record of attendance and punctuality is needed with ability to meet deadlines and work independently and as part of a team.

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