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Enterprise BTEC Subsidiary Diploma at Treviglas Community College

Course description

Want to experience the thrill of starting your own business? The qualification has been developed in partnership with the National Enterprise Academy (NEA), in consultation with entrepreneurs and business people, experienced teachers and learners. The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Understanding Enterprise and Entrepreneurship has been developed to provide learners with the opportunity to prepare for enterprise by developing entrepreneurial, financial and business skills.

Is this the course for me?

The specification is designed for learners aged 16-19 who wish to plan a business or social enterprise and develop their skills in enterprise and entrepreneurship. Therefore, the mandatory units of the qualification include planning and skills development. Optional units provide choice for specialisms in areas that will augment learners’ understanding of enterprise. The qualifications have been designed to enable learners to focus on social enterprise instead of a profit-making business, should this be their preference.

Course content

Students take a very ‘hands on’, practical approach to starting a business. Guest speakers, presentations, competitions and visits are regular features of the course. Units include:


The Innovative Entrepreneur; Business Planning and Pitching; Ebusiness


Leadership and Teamwork; Market Research; Social Enterprise

Entry requirements

GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above.


100% portfolio based assessment.

Future opportunities

Students on this course can gain up to 140 UCAS points and Enterprise prepares students both for a career in business or university entry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Treviglas Community College directly.

Last updated date: 26 September 2016

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