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Enterprise & Entrepreneurship BTEC Certificate and Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 at Rye Studio School

Course description

There are 3 core units which must be achieved by each candidate:

The Innovative Entrepreneur

Within this unit you will study:

- Understand how entrepreneurs are creative

- Be able to encourage creativity

- Be able to access proposals developed from new ideas

- Be able to develop own entrepreneurial skills and attributes

Business Planning and Pitching

Within this unit you will study:

- Be able to develop a business idea

- Be able to develop a marketing plan

- Be able to use financial techniques for planning a business

- Know legal provisions which affect microbusinesses

- Be able to develop a business plan

- Be able to present a pitch for business funding

Leadership and Teamwork

Within this unit you will study:

- Know sources of funding for establishing new business operations

- Know sources of business enterprise financial advice and guidance

- Be able to prepare a cash-flow forecast

- Be able to use budgetary techniques

- Be able to prepare business accounts

You will also have the chance to study in more depth:

- Market research and analysis

- Financial literacy and awareness

- E-marketing and website design

Entry requirements

You should have gained 4 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades A*-C. In addition, an interest in business is important and maybe a strong desire to set up you business in the future. It helps to have a keen interest in the news and current issues that affect businesses.

Further information

To prepare young people for the world of work and embed employability skills at the heart of the curriculum, Rye Studio delivers a specialist work placement programme that offers students the chance to work in companies such as The Jerwood, The De La Warr Pavilion, Dove International, Modus PR, Rye Arts Festival and The White Rock Theatre.

Rye Studio students also benefit from our unique Deloitte programme co ordinated by Howard Lovell who invite his network of Chief Executives from Europe to mentor, coach, employ and address employability skills, whilst offering extended careers advice and guidance.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years