About the course
Foundation in Business and Service Industries is a BTEC study program that allows students to develop and prepare for their future specialist sector.
There are different pathways within this study programme and students can choose either
Hair and Beauty
Catering and Hospitality
Business, Tourism and Events
How does it work?
All students will:
Complete practical taster sessions in their chosen pathway.
Attend English and maths lessons to improve their grades for further progression.
Participate in health and wellbeing sessions tailored to the industry pathway and student needs
Go on a variety of trips and visits to various fun and exciting locations
Have opportunities to meet with guest speakers and employers from their chosen industry.
Work on live projects based on the chosen industry pathway
Increase their self-confidence and team working skills on this study program
All of these exciting things run parallel to the curriculum delivery and provide great opportunities for assessment.
This study programme will allow students to gain the necessary foundation knowledge and study skills required for the next step in their chosen industry.
Why have I not heard of this course before?
The course is brand new and has been designed to meet student's needs.
How will I be assessed?
The Assessment methods will vary, there will be some written work, some practical work and assessment opportunities within trips and visits. Please note that there are NO formal exams on the course with the exception of Maths and English.
How many days will I be in college?
You will be timetabled for 3 days a week in college.