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Business Management JMG Systems

  • Employer Profile

    JMG Systems

  • Apprenticeship Type

    Business Management > Level 5

  • Positions

    1

  • Location

    66-68, Derry Road, Omagh, BT78 5ED

  • Salary

    £17,000

  • Start date

  • Location Type

    Office

Job Description


Apprenticeships here at JMG Systems give you a unique opportunity to work within a professional, friendly, and social environment. You will have the chance to experience various departments within our business and gain valuable business insights including marketing, HR, purchasing and sales. Through each department you will gain experience in areas such as how to run social media accounts, different types of HR functions, placing and receiving orders. This allows you to confirm which business style route you would like to pursue and also provides you with the chance to complete many different types of projects. We work in partnership with South West College and provide ample opportunities to use your knowledge from your studies and apply it here at JMG. Our team are highly skilled and will support and encourage you throughout your apprenticeship journey, helping you develop the skills to give you the best start in your business career!

Person Specification


At JMG Systems we appreciate individuals that embody our company's core values.

Candidates should demonstrate transparency in their communication and actions as well as welcoming feedback and constructive criticism - this is a great way to improve and develop.

Its important to JMG that the apprentice shows a willingness to help their team members and other colleagues and considers the needs and perspectives of others. We are all about positivity - maintaining a positive attitude even in challenging/stressful situations demonstrates strength and resilience.

The team here at JMG are always learning, it is important that candidates possess these same qualities in having a natural curiosity and thirst for knowledge. This allows the individual to generate new ideas and solutions to problems.

All candidates must be able to take ownership and responsibility of their own tasks, whilst meeting deadlines and producing high standards of work.

Last but not least, apprentices must be able to manage time effectively and demonstrate attention to detail in all aspects of work. They must strive for continuous improvement.

Candidates that possess these core values will thrive in JMG Systems and contribute massively to the team.

Applicable courses

Whilst you are applying to an employer through Workplus you must apply directly to the training providers to secure your place on the apprenticeship course.

Business ManagementSouth West College

Description

This qualification provides the perfect foundation for your successful career in business management in the private or public sector. The Foundation Degree in Business Management focuses on developing your knowledge, skills and abilities to prepare you for a range of careers in business such as Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics. Learners are supported to be entrepreneurial in their outlook to reflect local and regional economic needs.

The course will allow students the opportunity to study a range of modules relevant to Business Management including accounting, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, organisational behaviour and change, economics, global business environment, finance for decision making, marketing management. Work based learning will be part of the course in Year 2 allowing the students to complete a problem-solving project based on the workplace that they are working in. Furthermore, students will learn academic and career enhancement skills which will support successful study on the course. There is a strong focus on industry engagement, with live projects and industry visits. The course will involve students attending lectures and seminars with lecturing staff together with a weekly tutorial session with the course director. Learning will be through a blended approach where learning is supported via the College VLE.

Modules

Modules focus on equipping Learners with the skills, knowledge and abilities to secure a management position in a business. The modules taken include:

  • Academic and Career Enhancement Skills

  • Principles of Management

  • Principles of Marketing

  • Principles of Accounting

  • Principles of Economics

  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship

  • Organisational Behaviour and Change

  • Global Business Environment

  • Finance for Decision Making

  • Marketing Management

  • Work Based Learning

Award

Foundation Degree

Validated By

Ulster University

Eligibility

18+ Fully Funded

Entry Criteria

Range 64- 72 UCAS points, four GCSE passes to include English and Maths at grade C (or equivalent), ‘A’ Levels or an approved qualification at Level 3 or via the College’s APEL process. Where an applicant does not hold the formal academic requirements for entry to the programme, but can demonstrate relevant experiential learning across a range of industries, they may apply for admission through the College Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) process. In such cases, contact the Course Director for the programme who will advise further. To be eligible to commence study on this HLA Pathway, applicants must have secured full-time paid employment in a relevant business sector.

Any applicant whose first language is not English or who has not achieved a grade C in a recent GCSE in English Language should demonstrate their competence in written and spoken English at IELTS – Academic 6.0, with minimum 5.5 in all four elements of the test. Trinity ISE - Pass at Level 3 (with a Pass in each component) also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Duration

3

Start Date

Thursday 12 September 2024

End Date

Sunday 27 June 2027

Progression Pathway

The programme offers progression to: Part-time Ulster University BSc Hons in Business Studies (delivered at South West College); Ulster University’s BSc (Hons) Business with Specialisms full-time or part-time at Magee College; or other degrees at Ulster University. More options are available through the UCAS or CAO system.

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