16-18 Year Olds


This course is a provides an excellent and wide-ranging programme which will enable you to develop the skills required to progress onto a range of Higher Education programmes, apprenticeship pathways or to becoming an Entrepreneur! You will develop skills, knowledge and understanding in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and have the opportunities apply your learning in a practical and realistic way.

Entry Requirements

For this course you will need to have achieved one of the following:

• 5 GCSE’s Grades 4-9, including English and maths.
• A Level 2 qualification (e.g. BTEC Level 2) in a Business related subject at Merit grade or above and Grade 4-9 in English and maths.

On receipt of your application to study this course you will be invited to attend an admissions interview with a member of the teaching team to discuss the course and its requirements further.


During this course you will study a total of twelve units. Eight mandatory units will provide a general foundation and four specialist units will introduce you to particular topics in more depth.

Core units:

• Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
• Developing a Marketing Campaign
• Personal and Business Finance
• Launch and Run an Enterprise
• Survival and Growth
• Business Decision Making
• Principles of Management
• Developing an Enterprise Strategy

Specialist units will include:
• Recruitment and Selection Process
• Developing an Enterprise Strategy
• Social Enterprise
• Innovation and Enterprises


The Pearson BTEC National Extended Diploma in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship units are assessed through examinations and coursework. Each unit is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction and then an overall grade of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* is awarded on completion

Awarding body

Pearson Edexcel


On successful achievement of this course you may wish to;

• Apply to study a Higher Education course such as an HNC/D or a Degree in Business or a Business-related subject
• Pursue career opportunities in Business specialisms such as Management, Marketing, Human Resources and Finance
• Apply for a Higher Apprenticeship in a business-related field.

Additional information

Additional help and support is available to you should you require this and this can discussed further at your admissions interview.

You will have the opportunity to take part in educational and industrial visits during your course programme. Possible visits may include Co-operative Bank, Petty Pool, Alton Towers and The Trafford Centre. The costs for these will need to be paid prior to each trip.

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410062.

Duration and Times

Start date: 04/09/2023

End date: 28/06/2024

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Days of week: TBA

Number of Weeks: 35

Weekly hours: 13.00

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