Students will follow the Edexcel Tech Award in Enterprise. They will begin the course in Year 9 and will complete 3 units by the end of Year 11.
The course is designed to provide Level 2 learners with:
- An understanding of Enterprise.
- An understanding of the roles people play in enterprise.
- An opportunity to apply learning in a practical and realistic way.
- Gain confidence by developing independent learning skills.
Edexcel Level 2
The course is equivalent to 1 GCSE qualification during which students will be given the opportunity to develop a range of personal skills gaining access to a range of career and further education opportunities.
Students will use a variety of strategies throughout the course, including collecting data, interpreting data and communicating their findings in different ways. They will work on identifying and developing the links between different aspects of the subject. These skills are in great demand and are recognised and highly valued by employers, colleges and universities.
Component 1: Exploring Enterprises
Component 2: Planning for and pitching an Enterprise Activity
Component 3: Promotion and Finance for Enterprise
The assessment of this course is 66% coursework, which will be assessed internally. Finance for business will be assessed externally.
The course aims to give learners the opportunity to progress to higher qualifications such as the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Nationals or A-levels in Business Studies.