Global Business Communication (French) has been added to My Courses


Course specifics

Entry Requirements

  • Students are required to have 4 GCSEs at grades 3 or above, including a GCSE grade 3 in French. If no French GCSE, students must be fully bilingual in French.
  • This course can be taken as part of an Access to Level 3 Programme or alongside a 3 A-level (or equivalent) programme.



Exam board: WJEC

75%of employers in the UK look for candidates with at least one foreign language

This vocational language qualification will develop your ability to work more effectively in the global economy. It enables students to apply their language skills to real life situations linked to the world of work.



The qualification will create independent learners who will develop skills associated with language learning such as problem solving, creativity and literacy The course enables learners to gain essential employability skills that are valued by employers, further and higher education including digital literacy, critical thinking and problem solving, planning and organisation, creativity and innovation and personal effectiveness.

Course Content

The WJEC Vocational Award in Global Business Communication is made up of 4 units: 

Global Opportunities

  • Understanding the importance of languages for business
  • Researching job opportunities in French
  • Applying for jobs in French
  • Understanding work-related information in French

Global Travel

  • Understanding the factors of global travel
  • Planning work-related travel
  • Travel arrangements in French

Global Customer Relationships

  • Developing global customer relationships
  • Understanding and responding to customer enquiries and complaints in French
  • Developing positive customer relationships

Global Sales and Marketing

  • The importance of a global market
  • Promotion of products / services in French
  • Marketing in French
  • Sales and market information

Methods of Assessment

The course will be assessed only by exams.

Teaching and Learning

Teaching methods include lectures, case studies, discussions in large and small groups and occasional presentations by students.


A wide range of career options are made more accessible to students who have studied a language. This vocational qualification will increase employment opportunities in areas such as Banking, Business Management, International Relations, and Accountancy or in the Art or STEM sector.