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Peter Jones’ Enterprise and Entrepreneurship BTEC National at Waseley Hills High School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

This qualification gives students the opportunity to plan, set up and run their own business through a structured programme of learning. Students learn about business finance, how to set up a supply chain, how to communicate with customers, monitor the performance of the business and plan for future expansion. During the course, they also have the opportunity to work closely with a business, interact with employers and gain experience dealing with real business issues.

This exciting new course has been developed by entrepreneurs and focuses on the practical skills required by employers in the modern work place. The course runs as a single BTEC and is the equivalent to one A level in UCAS points.

Areas covered include:

The role of an entrepreneur

How to plan and present a business idea

How to work as part of a team

How to carry out market research

Students are required to undertake a work placement at the end of Year 12 providing a unique opportunity to develop industry experience and possible future employment links.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Waseley Hills High School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 24 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years