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BTEC National Extended Certificate in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Equivalent to one A Level

The Enterprise and Entrepreneurship course is a business course that explores and educates learners in a practical way of setting up and starting new Enterprises and expanding small and medium Enterprises which make up 99% of the private sector economy in the UK.

What will I learn?

You will learn what it is like to be an Entrepreneur, exploring the risks, opportunities and constraints of starting an enterprise. The course also helps learners gain skills relating to developing a marketing campaign and the importance of personal and business finance.

Topics Covered

  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (Internally assessed)
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign (Externally assessed)
  • Personal and Business Finance (Externally assessed) 
  • Social Enterprise (Internally assessed) - Optional
  • Enterprise and Intrapreneurship in practice (Internally assessed) - Optional


There are a variety of compulsory and optional trips and visits throughout the duration of the course. Costs range from £10 - £900.

Range of trips and visits;

  • New York
  • London
  • Cadbury's World
  • Revision workshops (Tutor2U)
  • Local Enterprises in Herefordshire


This qualification can contribute to progression to a wide range of higher educational courses, leading to careers in Marketing, Administration, Finance, Sales and other related areas in the Enterprise sector. It also provides a good foundation to move onto higher Apprenticeships in related areas. It also gives learners the skills to enter the Self-employed market.