City & Guilds Award In Business Studies

City & Guilds Award in  BUSINESS STUDIES (8994)


Business studies help you make more informed decisions in everyday business of living. It gives a better understanding of the world of work. It encourages people to think about how and why one start up a business. It also helps in making wise decisions about saving and spending money throughout our lives.


Business studies gives you the opportunity to acquire an understanding of how complex organisations work in a world where change is the only constant.  Shifting markets, ever changing business models, new social trends and emerging technologies challenge how we think about business – and require graduates who have a wide range and mix of business knowledge. It also ensures innovation and economic growth by increasing sales and customer liability and ensures more effective work force.

Study time requirements

Unit 001: Level 1 Business Studies with 30 learning hours both full-time and part-time basis.

Unit 002: Level 2 Business Studies with 60 learning hours both full-time and part-time basis.

Entry requirements

Candidates should be able to articulate and understand English language properly. Also, candidates should write a short report based on his workplace and this will be discussed by the course provider.


Level 1 Business studies

Element 1: Principles of business
Element 2: Understanding how businesses are organized
Element 3: How a business operates
Element 4: What is expected of people in business
Element 5: What influences and controls business.

Level 2 Business Studies

Element 1: Understanding the context of business in the economy

Element 2: Understanding how businesses are structured and organized

Element 3: Know about the decision-making, planning and control tools in business

Element 4: Understanding the social context of business

Element 5: Factors that influence and control business