Enterprise and entrepreneurship BTEC

Departmental contact

Mrs Foster – foster.e@myton.co.uk

Examining board & Qualification

Pearson – BTEC

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English. At least a grade 3 in Maths. If studying Business, at least a grade 4 or Pass in Level 2 OCR.

Students say

“Very creative.”

“True insight into creating a business.”

“Allows you to be independent.”

“Lots of help and support.”

WHY STUDY THIS SUBJECT?

The BTEC National Diploma Level 3 in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship offers you the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised, vocationally specific qualification which enables you to understand enterprise and entrepreneurship and to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attitudes which are essential for successful performance in working life.

WHAT SKILLS WILL I DEVELOP?

  • How to assemble data and assess it.
  • How to investigate facts and use deduction.
  • How to put over your point of view fluently.
  • How to work as a team to achieve results.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The mandatory units are:

  • Unit 1: Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • Unit 2: Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Unit 3: Personal & Business Finance

And the optional units are:

  • Unit 7: Social Enterprise
  • Unit 8: Enterprise and Intrapreneurship in Practice

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The new BTEC in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship uses a combination of assessment styles: including written exams, internally marked assignments and externally marked tasks:

  • Unit 1: Enterprise and entrepreneurship (internally assessed)
  • Unit 2: Developing a marketing campaign (externally assessed by Pearson)
  • Unit 3: Personal & Business Finance – Examination (externally assessed by Pearson)
  • Unit 7: Social Enterprise (internally assessed)
  • Unit 8: Enterprise and intrapreneurship in Practice (internally assessed)

WHAT ARE MY POST-18 OPTIONS?

This BTEC Level 3 will get you started in business and give you the skills and knowledge to progress to higher education, run your own business or pitch for employment.

WHAT EXTRA-CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES ARE THERE?

  • Lead Learner
  • Enterprise and Business Courses
  • Business Visits and Seminars

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