Business and Enterprise NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award

Full name of specification

NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award Business and Enterprise (603/2955/5)

Name of textbook if used

NCFE L 1 /2 Technical Award Business and Enterprise – Hodder Education

Why study this course?

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship is a major part of the UK’s drive to increase the employability of young people within the UK and globally. Improving the understanding and skills of young people in enterprise have been identified as an area for dramatic improvement and is part of the government’s strategic business plan.

What can you expect from this course?

This qualification is designed for learners who want an introduction to business and enterprise that includes a vocational and project-based element. The qualification will appeal to learners who wish to pursue a career in the business and enterprise sector or progress to further study.

How is it assessed?

An external exam (40%) and a synoptic assessment (60%)

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.
This qualification has been developed for learners aged 14–16 in schools and colleges but is also accessible for post-16 learners.

What can I do after completing this qualification?

Progress onto A ‘level and BTEC Level 3 study

What will I study?

Unit 01 – Introduction to Business and Enterprise

Unit 02 – Understanding resources for business and enterprise planning.

Additional activities within this subject

Visiting speakers


Sam Forrest