This course forms the second year of the programme following on from courses C0200 or C0319, which will have helped you develop your enterprise skills in setting up and running your own business.
You will also be expected to complete a work experience placement as part of your programme and study English and maths depending on qualifications already gained.
If you are aged 16-18, you will be enrolled on a study programme, which will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven’t already achieved a grade 4 or above. You will also be required to complete a work experience placement and an employability programme.
What You'll Learn
You will be organising business events; looking at career development; understanding social enterprises, relationship marketing and buddying up with year one students when required. You will continue to have access to guest speakers, enterprise activities and trips, building on your leadership and communication skills gained in the first year. By the end of the two years, you will have built a strong portfolio of enterprise, engagement and interpersonal skills ideal for university, employment or apprenticeships.
You will need an overall Merit grade from the first year of your course, a GCSE in both English and maths at grade 4 (C) or above, a reference stating that you have had 90% attendance and have one reference.
How you will be assessed
There are a variety of assessment methods which are used such as live projects, report writing, business plans, creating displays/pop-up shops and PowerPoint presentations.
Tuition Fees (16-18): £0.00
Tuition Fees (19+): £2432.00
If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.
For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.
If you are aged 19 or over there is no government funding available for this course. However you may be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan for the course fee.
Course and Career progression
By the end of the two years, you will have built a strong portfolio of enterprise engagement and interpersonal skills ideal for university, employment or apprenticeships. Therefore upon successful completion of the course, you could either set up or continue to run your own business or apply through UCAS for a range of university courses. Options in the business department at Leicester College include the Higher National Diploma in Business Management or the Foundation Degree in Tourism and Events Management. Alternatively, you may decide to apply for a higher level of apprenticeship or enter employment.
What Happens Next
Apply online via UCAS or the College website. You will need details of your qualifications, a reference, and a personal statement to complete your application. Once your application has been successfully processed, you will be sent a conditional offer and be invited to a welcome event at the College to meet your tutors, learn more about your chosen course of study and tour the facilities. You will then need to confirm your acceptance of the course offered to you.