We are still accepting applications for September 2020 starts.

Our campuses remain closed for the foreseeable future 

Easter Closure and return to study

The College will be closed from Saturday 4th April to Tuesday 14th April (inclusive), there will be no work set for classroom based courses over this normal 2 week holiday period, however we will be returning to remote working on Wednesday 15th April for staff to continue to prepare online learning and resources.

UCC students and Apprentices will return to their online remote learning on Monday 20th April.

Further Education students will return to online remote learning on Wednesday 22nd April. This delay is to allow teaching staff to prepare materials for the next few weeks of online learning on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st April.

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.

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

Minimum of 4 GCSEs (grades A*- E/9-3), including English and maths,  or satisfactory results in a relevant level 1 qualification and interview. Applicants who do not meet entry requirements will be considered via assessment upon 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.

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 Institute
Start DateSeptember 2020
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free


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The College reserves the right to update and amend information as and when necessary. Colchester Institute will do its best to provide the courses shown, but may have to modify or withdraw a course depending on customer demand and other factors.