Business and Enterprise

Examination board: BTEC

Qualification: BTEC Tech Award in Enterprise

Assessment: Internally and externally assessed coursework

What will I learn during the course?

Understanding Business offers many opportunities for employment. The choice of units within this qualification reflects this, with units about entrepreneurship, marketing and finance.

Component 1 – Exploring Enterprises

Learners will examine different enterprises to develop their knowledge and understanding of the characteristics of enterprises and the skills needed by entrepreneurs.

Component 2 – Planning for and running a business

Learners will select an enterprise idea to plan and pitch for. They will work as a small group and run a micro-enterprise activity.

Component 3 – Promotion and finance for enterprise

Learners will explore the different promotional methods used by enterprises and the factors that influence how enterprises identify and target their market.

How will I learn?

You will receive practical lessons as well as theory based lessons.  You will be taught using a wide variety of interesting teaching methods.

What abilities, aptitudes, skills and interests will I need?

You should be able to use a computer confidently and be inspired to learn more about Business.

What opportunities can this course and qualification lead to?

This course could lead you onto a successful career in various parts of industry.  It can also lead you onto studying Business at AS/A levels to college or 6th Form.