BTEC Tech Award Enterprise Level 2 (or Level 1)
Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*
Equivalent to 1 GCSE grade 4-9 (or a Level 1 pass, equivalent to GCSE Grade 1-3)
*Subject to the Department of Education course updates.
BTEC Tech Award in Enterprise
Three different areas:
Unit 1 - Covers the key issues and skills involved in enterprise. The emphasis is on comparing two small/medium enterprises. This is coursework based
Unit 2 - Covers the student planning and pitching their own micro business idea. this is coursework based.
Unit 3 - This is an examined Unit on the different financial and promotional elements involved in running an Enterprise
Units 1 and 2 are internal.
Unit 3 is an external written exam - incorporating a wide variety of questions and calculations.
Assessment is ongoing throughout the course.
BTEC Tech Award gives a balance between practical skill development with acquisition of some theatrical knowledge. The course is designed to allow students to apply their learning to everyday events. In particular it is expected that students will gain some insights into the world of work using a variety of methods to do so.
Provides a good foundation for learners in Post 16 education or entry into job roles within business. Progression is available to other vocational qualifications at Level 3 (eg. National Diploma in Business) or competency based courses (NVQ) or their corresponding apprenticeships.