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BTEC Enterprise

Level: BTEC Examination board: Edexcel Specification: BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Year 12 Course Outline

The course is equivalent to 1 A Level and consists of 4 units studied over 2 years.

  • Unit 1 - Enterprise and Entrepreneurs
  • Unit 2 - Developing a Marketing Campaign (Externally Assessed)

Year 13 Course Outline

  • Unit 3 - Personal and Business Finance (Externally Assessed)
  • Unit 7 - Social Enterprise

Examinations and Externally Assessed Tasks

  • Unit 2 - Controlled and timed in Class Assessment based on research materials released 1 day in advance
  • Unit 3 - 2 hour formal written exam


Opportunities beyond the classroom

  • Focus on real world businesses and entrepreneurs
  • External visits to organisations such as Wimbledon or Coca Cola
  • Talks and discussions with business professionals and entrepreneurs

Course requirements (GCSE grades/interests)

  • Grade 6 in English and Maths GCSE

Higher Education courses linked to the subject

Many business-related courses are linked to the course content. These include Business and Administration, Chartered Accounting, Marketing, Project Management and Business Law.

Possible careers linked to the subject

Possible career paths include entrepreneurship, management, marketing and sales and events management, investment, retail etc.

Get in touch

For more information contact the Head of Economics and Business.

Name: Richard Furse