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BTEC Tech Award in Enterprise

Course: BTEC Level 1/2 Tech Award in Enterprise

Examination Criteria:

Students complete three components:


Component 1: Exploring Enterprises (internally assessed - externally moderated) - 30% of overall mark

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


Component 2: Planning for and Pitching an Enterprise Activity (coursework - internally assessed - externally moderated) - 30% of overall mark

Students will explore ideas, plan and pitch a micro-enterprise activity to an audience, and use feedback to review their business plan.


Component 3: Promotion and Finance for Enterprise (externally assessed) 40% of overall mark.

Students are required analyse and interpret information in relation to an enterprise and to make recommendations on strategies to use to improve the performance of the enterprise.


Grading Structure: Pass to Distinction*

Exam board website: https://qualifications.pearson.com

Course specification: 60319161

Progress 8 Slot: Open

Head of Department: Mrs Y Hill

Course Description

KS4: Option


The BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award in Enterprise is for students who wish to acquire knowledge and skills through vocational contexts by studying the knowledge, behaviours and skills related to researching, planning, pitching and reviewing an enterprise idea.

The qualification enables students to develop their technical skills, such as market research skills, planning, promotional and financial skills using realistic work scenarios, and personal skills, (such as monitoring own performance, time management and problem solving).

Department statement

The BTEC Level 1/2 Tech Award in Enterprise will provide the student with an insight into the world of enterprise. The subject helps the student make more informed decisions in life, providing them with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values needed for the world of work. The qualification encourages the student to think about how enterprises start up and encourages them to think if they might consider setting up their own enterprise.

Careers

Accountancy.

Advertising.

Banking, investment and financial services.

General management.

HR/personnel.

Management consultancy.

Public relations.

Retail management.

Useful resource links:

GCSE Bitesize

Extra-Curricular:

None currently

Schemes of work Overview

STEP 1

STEP 2

STEP 3

STEP 4

STEP 5

STEP 6

Year 11

Unit 1

Enterprise in the Business World

Unit 3

Promoting a Brand - Learning Aim A

Unit 3

Promoting a Brand

Learning Aim B

Unit 4

Principals of Customer Service

Learning Aim A

Unit 4

Principals of Customer Service

Learning Aim B

Additional work to previous units

Year 10

Component 1 Learning Aims B and C

Component 2 Learning Aim A

Component 2 Learning Aim B

Component 3 Promotion and Financial Documents

Component 3 Financial planning and forecasting.

Exam

Additional work to Components 1 and 2

Exam Resits

Year 9

Component 1

Learning Aim A

Component 1 Learning Aim B

Component 1 Learning Aim C

Component 1

Learning Aims A, B and C

Component 2

Learning Aim A

Component 2

Learning Aim A