The Business Enterprise BTEC Level 2 Tech Award provides students with the specialist and unique skills needed to start a career in various roles, such as a sales assistants, supervisors, managers, administrative roles, customer service roles and apprenticeships as well as many others. The award also prepares students for further and higher education.
Achieving this qualification will give you an advantage when applying for a job in business, or when starting your own business. The types of role you will be ready for include:
- Marketing management.
- Business development management .
- Junior business accountancy.
This qualification also gives you a sound basis to progress further within the business sector to a level 3 technical qualification.
You will gain:
- hands-on experience of real-world scenarios.
- core knowledge and understanding of the sector.
- confidence in applying your knowledge.
- stronger study and research skills.
- transferable employability skills.
- evidence to support future academic / job applications.
Key Stage 4
Unit 1: Exploring enterprises
In this unit, you will gain an understanding of how enterprise and business works. You will examine enterprise activities in existing businesses of various sizes and consider the processes needed to set up a new business in the current environment. Businesses need employees who are enterprising to help contribute to business growth and success. This unit will give you the foundation knowledge and understanding for developing enterprise and entrepreneurial skills and finding employment in the small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector.
Unit 2: Planning for and pitching for an enterprise activity
In this unit, you will find out how people use enterprise skills to develop new businesses or new ideas within a business, and you will gain an understanding of the types of skills they have used. You will use a range of techniques to unlock and develop your own creativity to develop enterprise ideas.
Unit 3: Promoting and financing an enterprise idea
In this unit, you will be examined on creating financial documents used within businesses. You will be expected to consider budget costs along with estimates of revenue generated from planned sales. You will also be examined on how a supply chain can contribute to controlling costs and ensuring the continuity of supplies required by the business.
- Component 1: Exploring enterprises (30% of final grade)
- Component 2: Planning for and pitching for an enterprise activity (30% of final grade)
- Component 3: Promoting and financing an enterprise idea (40% of final grade)