Business Studies

Mrs J Welsh (Curriculum Lead)

 

Mr M Clarke

 

 

At Savio Salesian College, all Year 10 and Year 11 students study the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Business and Enterprise.

 

The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Business and Enterprise engages students on a theoretical and practical level.  The qualification consists of four equally weighted units, all relevant in today’s modern world.

 

Unit 1

Introduction to Business & Enterprise

This unit aims to give learners an introduction to business and enterprise. It gives learners an introduction to start up projects and helps them to identify risks and rewards.

 

Internally assessed

 

Students will identify successful entrepreneurs in the local area and understand why those entrepreneurs have been successful.

Unit 2

Marketing for Business & Enterprise

This unit aims to give learners an insight into market research, and different marketing opportunities and techniques.

 

Externally assessed

Unit 3

Finance for Business & Enterprise

This unit aims to provide learners with a basic knowledge and understanding of business finance for a new business or enterprise.

 

Internally assessed

 

Students will use ‘real life’ resources to make this unit as realistic as possible, they will understand the significance and importance of manageable debt and how this can be achieved. They will use the internet to find appropriate sources of finance.

Unit 4

Plan, Develop & Participate in a Business or Enterprise Project

This unit aims to develop a project plan and implement the project.  The learner will then go on to evaluate the overall success of the project.

 

Internally assessed

 

Students will develop and implement a project in school.  They will set themselves achievable objectives and all money raised goes towards their Year 11 Prom.