Technical Certificate in Business and Enterprise Level 2

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This technical certificate gives you the equivalent of two GCSEs whilst strengthening your business knowledge. Learn how to engage with real businesses and apply your knowledge to this dynamic and energetic industry.

Course Information

Develop your business and enterprise knowledge with exciting, hands-on learning. You will explore multiple elements of business and gain an understanding of basic enterprise principles, such as finance and law. You will be introduced to a range of business environments and will examine what’s necessary for them to be successful, along with learning how businesses can adapt to the digital era. You will also research and pitch your own business idea to potential investors - giving you the chance to engage and apply your knowledge to real-life businesses. This course is equivalent to two GCSEs.


Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone in years 11 or 12 looking to take the next step towards a career in enterprise or business. It is particularly ideal for individuals who want to combine academic study with practical skills, study in professional-standard facilities and take advantage of our industry links.

Units / Modules

The course has one externally assessed unit (exam) in The Business Enterprise Environment. The remaining three units are internally assessed through different assessment methods, such as assignments and pitching business ideas.

Units include:

  • The Business Enterprise Environment
  • Researching a Concept for a New or Revised Product or Service
  • Promoting and Financing an Enterprise Idea
  • Planning and Pitching an Enterprise Idea

Benefits / Skills

  • Develop your business and enterprise knowledge
  • Understand the basic principles of enterprise
  • Learn how to plan and budget finance, while understanding how finance affects enterprise
  • Understand the basic principles of business enterprises and the environments they operate in
  • Research, develop and plan your own business idea
  • Pitch enterprise ideas to a range of potential investors
  • Engage with real businesses
  • Gain a qualification equivalent to two GCSEs

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and maths. This course also gives you the opportunity to resit English and maths.

Career Progression

Progression may include studying a Level 3 qualification, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

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Course Details


1 year

Study Type

Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


You will learn in our purpose-built business space at our iconic Printworks Campus.

Extra Curriculum

“I got a qualification recognised by the industry and developed my skills in planning, time management and communication.” - Nish Ahmed Business


There are 69,140 jobs in the Business Management sector in Leeds. (EMSI, 2019)

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