Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Level 3 Extended Certificate (equivalent to one A Level)

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Level 3 Extended Certificate (equivalent to one A Level)

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Brockenhurst College - Main Site

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Course introduction

If you feel inspired by great entrepreneurs and are motivated to follow in their footsteps, then this is the learning opportunity for you.

You will examine how to appraise the viability of new ventures and then work out the best way to launch them in a scaled, systematic and financially efficient way, exploring all opportunities, risks and constraints.

You will also learn about the principles of free enterprise and explore the mindset of notable business leaders.

Importantly, you will gain the skills needed to develop a marketing campaign for a specific business, using market research data to make informed recommendations.

In addition, you will study personal and business finance, giving you a background to business finance and the importance of business accounts, as well as tips for managing your money.

Why choose
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Level 3 Extended Certificate (equivalent to one A Level)?

At Brock our Enterprise and Entrepreneurship students benefit from teachers who have specialist knowledge of business acquired through many years of industry experience.

They also have solid links with employers and Higher Education institutions, enabling them to support your next steps.

Teaching & learning

You will learn through an ideal balance of theoretical and practical study, giving you both working knowledge and practical experience.

You will develop a wide range of transferable business skills that employers want to see in new recruits, including the ability to meet deadlines, manage your time, organise operations and work with others.

You will also benefit from visiting speakers and trips that will include teambuilding activities like escape room challenges, as well as tours of large-scale enterprises such as Thorpe Park.

Minimum entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 and above with a minimum average GCSE score of 4.0, including:
•    English Language
•    Maths

Course structure

  • Develop the skills and knowledge you need to manage your personal finances effectively.
  • Understand, analyse and prepare financial information for presentation.
  • Gain practical experience of planning and running a carefully scaled social enterprise activity.
  • Explore the functions of organisations trading for social purposes.
  • Learn about the underlying marketing principles that will enable you to pitch a product or service effectively.
  •  Create a marketing campaign for a business and evaluate its strengths.

What can I do with this qualification?

This qualification is equivalent to one A Level, which means it can contribute to your UCAS score for entering Higher Education.

Having this programme on your CV is also helpful for gaining an apprenticeship or going straight into work in sectors such as finance or marketing.

Dates & Locations





LocationBrockenhurst College - Main Site

Date & time 09/09/2024 to 31/07/2025

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