MCAST Introductory Certificate in Business
Course Code BC1-01-14
MQF Level Level 1
Duration 1 year full-time
Awarding Body MCAST
Fees -
Entry Requirements Finished Compulsory Education
Other Entry Requirements Initial Assessment Tests
Course Description The course offers an opportunity for students wishing to consider exploring Business and related studies to start realising how business aspects touch directly with many of the actions we undertake in our everyday life. Exploring Business will be carried out through a variety of methods which will help students better understand how business concepts are applied in real life situations.
Study/Course Delivery This programme of study leads to the achievement of key competencies. The emphasis is on the teaching methodology where embedding has been selected as the main pedagogical model. Vocational Units are used as a vehicle for achieving the objective.
Assessment Assessment of the programme is an integral part of the learning process. Varied assessment methods are employed. The learning process is completed by providing students with feedback that is both formative and summative in nature.
Programme Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand basic business principles
  2. Perform simple supervised tasks in an office
  3. Describe basic processes related to the business environment
  4. Apply key skills within a business environment.