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Business Law Level 4

Business Law Level 4 Course

Enrolment Fee £489.00

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This course will take roughly 120 hours to complete.


A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain the confidence required within a certain subject without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

If you want to develop your knowledge of business law so that you can embark on a rewarding career or you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then this is the course for you.

Business law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales. It is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals with issues of both private law and public law.

The Distance Learning Business Law course will help you develop a solid understanding of business law. Students will identify the principles of English Law and how the English Legal system works; discover where law comes from, the roles of different courts and the different personnel that are employed by the legal system.

On completion of this course, you will understand the different types of business structure and their benefits and become fully confident in your understanding of business law. You will also gain an understanding of how it relates to the consumer and business owners.

What can you do with Business Law Level 4

As well as solicitors’ offices and barristers’ chambers, you could work for law courts, local authorities, estate agents or the police.

If you work for a small, local firm, you’ll develop experience in a wide range of legal matters. In larger firms you’ll usually specialise in one particular area of law.

With experience you could become a senior secretary, PA or office manager in larger firms.

With further qualifications, you could become a legal executive, paralegal or licensed conveyancer.

You could also work towards training as a solicitor or barrister.

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Modules

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Self-report techniques
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For the Business Law Level 4 course you will cover the following content:-

Criminal law
Civil law
Sources of law
Common law and equity
Courts of law
Tribunals and appeals
Dispute resolution
Legal personnel
Precedent and rules of interpretation
What is a business?
Types of business
Shares and shareholders
Directors
Meetings and company records
Financial difficulties
Types of liquidation
Terminology
Contract formalities
Contractual terms
Unfair terms in Consumer Contract Regulations 1999
Discharge of contract
Negligence
The duty of care
Causation
Other torts
Defences
Remedies
Sources of law
Employment tribunals
ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)
Employment status
Workers
Terminology
Discrimination
Data Protection Act
Key treaties
Institutions of the European Union
Sources of European Law
Supremacy of European Law
Direct effect
Emanation of the state
Liability of the state
The internal market

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this home study course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments and activities have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate.  The good news is, there is no final exam.

Awarding Organisation

ABC Awards - A leading national awarding organisation renowned for their excellent customer service & portfolio of high quality vocational qualifications.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course itself has been designed by OSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means OSC have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.




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