This qualification is suitable for learners aged pre-16 and above. This qualification is designed for learners who want an introduction to business and enterprise that includes a vocational and hands-on element. It has been developed to enthuse and inspire learners about a career in business and enterprise. The qualification will appeal to learners who wish to either set up their own business, move into employment or progress onto further study.
What will the learner study as part of this qualification?
This qualification shows learners:
What knowledge and skills will the student develop as part of this qualification and how might these be of use and value in further studies?
Learners will know about:
Different business ideas and how to put together the components of a business plan, including marketing and finance.
That are essential for the modern workplace, such as team working; presentation skills; independent working; working to deadlines; efficient use of resources.
Unit 1 – Introduction to Business and Enterprise
Unit 2 – Marketing for Business and Enterprise
Unit 3 – Finance for business and enterprise
Unit 4 – Plan, develop and participate in a business or Enterprise project
Unit 1 – Internally assessed Assignment
Unit 2 – Externally assessed exam
Unit 3 – Internally assessed Assignment
Unit 4 – Internally assessed assignment
Successful completion of this qualification will fulfil the entry requirements for relevant academic and vocational study post-16.
This qualification has been mapped to the National Occupational Standards for business and enterprise. Students may, therefore, use evidence from this course towards the knowledge requirements of a relevant competence-based qualification.
The knowledge and skills gained will provide a secure foundation for careers in the business industry.