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FAR Academy - NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award In Business And Enterprise

This Level 1/2 qualification is appropriate for learners who are looking to develop a significant core of knowledge and understanding in business and enterprise and how to apply their learning. It is appropriate for learners who are motivated and challenged by learning through hands-on experiences and through content which is concrete and directly related to those experiences.


Some of the key features of our course include, developing partnerships with the community and external organisations, building relations with professional companies. Reaching out to the community and inspiring the local young people to become engaged in the organised skate events. Fundraising events and liaising with charities. Setting up a small business, to promote healthy lifestyles and also taking into account footwear clothing art and design and music.


Students are continuously mentored and guided, for those inspired to become a young entrepreneur and start a career or those choosing to follow the path to further education will receive support in CV building, job application and creating a portfolio of skills.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed for learners who want an introduction to business and enterprise that includes a vocational and project-based element. The qualification will appeal to learners who wish to pursue a career in the business and enterprise sector or progress to further study.



What will the learner study as part of this qualification?

  • Entrepreneurial characteristics, business aims and objectives

  • Legal structures, organisational structures and stakeholder engagement

  • Market research, market types and orientation types

  • Understanding operations management

  • Internal and external influences on business

  • Research, resource planning and growth for business

  • Human resource requirements for a business start-up

  • Sources of enterprise funding and business finance

  • Business and enterprise planning.


Technical certificate qualifications provide post-16 learners with the knowledge and skills they need for skilled employment or for further  technical study. Learners who achieve at Level 2 might consider progression to Level 3 qualifications, an apprenticeship within sectors such as a finance, marketing, human resources or employment.

Eligibility and Entry Requirements

Flexible entry requirements. Please contact us for individual eligibility.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Andrea Lewis
01227 779181

Where to go

FAR Academy
Unit 77
John Wilson Business Park

When is it on?

Session Information
Joining dates: September 2019 Duration: 1 Academic Year

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