Unit B5: Finding Out About Businesses in Your Area
Unit type: Sector (Business)
Guided learning hours: 40
Unit in brief
Learners will find out and present information about businesses in their area.
Every day people buy products and services provided by businesses, for example you will go to the local supermarket if you want to buy groceries or new clothes. There are also many services that are provided, including solicitors that give legal advice and plumbers who repair plumbing problems at your home.
In this unit, you will find out about different businesses in your area and what purpose they serve. You will use your skills to select information and present what you have found out to others.
This unit will give you the sector knowledge you need to progress to Level 2, as well as skills in searching for, selecting and presenting information. The transferable and sector skills you develop in this unit can enable you to progress to further learning. They will also support you in completing the core skills units in Group A of the qualification.
In this unit you will:
A Find out about different businesses in your area and how they meet customer needs
B Produce a document about businesses in your area for a given purpose.