Enterprise and Entrepreneurship BTEC Level 3 at The Oxford Academy
Students of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship will be learning through a practical ‘handson’ business course. You will be equipped in the skills and attributes to follow your own business dreams. You will be taught how to manage the dayto-day challenges of business start-up through running your own business.
All students enrolling on this course will be expected to participate in the Young Enterprise company programme, lasting one year. This is a nationally recognised project and will also contribute to your assessment.
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship SUPPORT FROM OXFORD UNITED As the importance of small and mediumsized enterprises (SMEs) grows you have untold potential as the new generation of social and commercial entrepreneurs who can really add value to communities, bring innovation to existing businesses and create your own employment. Oxford United will support you to explore this potential through:
- Links to local entrepreneurs to enable open discussions about lessons they’ve learnt and ideas you have
- Opening up the Oxford United Community Trust so you can explore and deliver innovations that might help push the Trust forward
- Sourcing and pairing mentors from across Oxfordshire’s SME community
You will also have a substantial work placement where you will be given a project to manage and will develop your employability skills. Through these activities you will gain experience in finding solutions for many issues involved in:
- Supply chain management
- Customer communication
- Financial control
- Future growth planning
- Performance analysis
This is a two year course, equivalent to one A Level or two A Levels, depending on the number of units studied. At the end of the course you may wish to run or expand your own micro-business or go onto further study at university, or move into employment/higher apprenticeship.
Other courses that might interest you include A Level Maths and Media Studies or Level 3 Mathematical Studies.
5 A*-D GCSE including English and Maths level 4
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Oxford Academy directly.