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Level 1/2 Technical Award in Business and Enterprise

Exam Board: NCFE

The NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Business and Enterprise is designed to provide pupils with the skills, knowledge and understanding of the applied study of good business and enterprise practices and an understanding of working in the sector.

Students will gain a broad understanding of Business and Enterprise which will include the following:

  • Entrepreneurial characteristics and business aim’s and objectives
  • Legal structures, organisational structures and stakeholder engagement
  • The marketing mix, market research, market types and orientation types
  • 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


Unit 01 Introduction to Business and Enterprise

48 Guided Learning Hours 40% Weighting

Externally Assessed: Written Examination (externally marked)

Unit 02 Understanding resources for Business and Enterprise planning

72 Guided Learning Hours 60% Weighting

Internally Assessed: Synoptic Project (externally quality assured)

Enrichment Opportunities

Visits to University of Kent, Guest Speakers, student investor competition, trips, links with the London Institute of Finance and Banking







Year 10

Terms 1 and 2

Unit 1 Learning Outcome 1

Unit 1 Learning Outcomes 2 and 3

Terms 3 and 4

Unit 1 Learning Outcomes 4 and 5

Unit 1 Exam (1st attempt)

Unit 2 Book 1

Terms 5 and 6

Unit 2 Book 1/2

Unit 2 Book 2

Year 11

Terms 1 and 2

Unit 1 Revision

Unit 1 Exam (2nd attempt)

Terms 3 and 4

Unit 2 Project

Terms 5 and 6
Unit 2 Project deadline