Skills for Enterprise Level 2

The Skills for Enterprise course is aimed at 16 – 18 year olds who are not in training or employment and wish to gain a range of level 2 qualifications. The course programme is designed to provide students with the knowledge of enterprising skills and how they can be developed to plan for their own business or social enterprising venture. Students will plan and carry out an enterprise project which will enable them to develop a range of skills and attitudes essential for successful performance in everyday working life.

The course programme includes decision making, planning through project work, managing risk and evaluating and working as a team in order to develop and expand upon ideas.

***Applications for full-time courses to start in September 2022 are now open!***

Application for this course are made by the ‘Apply Online’ button located further down the page.

If you are looking to start, or are a parent/guardian of a learner looking to start in September 2022, then bookings for our popular October Open Events are also open.

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Course Content

Skills for Enterprise Units covered are:

  • Understand and Explore Enterprise Skills
  • Plan and Carry out an Enterprising Project
  • Evaluation of an Enterprise Project and Self Development
  • Functional Maths
  • Functional English
Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs (9-3) or satisfactory completion of a Level 1 qualification, or consideration via an assessment at interview.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion you may progress directly into employment or start your own business venture or operation. Successful students may continue to full-time courses or Apprenticeships.

How to make an Application – Watch our video guide!

We have also prepared a step-by-step video guide – please view this video which will guide you through the application process.

Skills for Enterprise Level 2
Course Outline: The Skills for Enterprise course is aimed at 16 - 18 year olds who are not in training or employment and wish to gain a range of level 2 qualifications
LevelLevel 2
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2022 - Applications open on 1st October 2021
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free


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