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