This course, which is for existing CWA learners, is designed as full-time 16-19 study programme for learners who want to start a career in business and prepare them for entering industry or progression onto a level 3 course or apprenticeship.
Throughout this rewarding course, you will develop and recognise your skills and understanding of creating a business, business functions and marketing operations - all in a practical way that is relevant to today's work environment. Not only will you learn transferable traits for the workplace, such as communications skills and the ability to work well in a team, you'll also gain a much larger understanding of everything which goes into planning and running a business.
The learning journey
You will study five units on this course:
- The entrepreneurial mindset
- Creating a vision for your business
- Researching your market
- The marketing plan
- The business plan
This combination of units will give the foundation knowledge and understanding for developing enterprise and entrepreneurial skills. Once you have completed the units, you'll begin to prepare towards making your own pitch for the business you have worked on throughout the whole year.[Click here for more detail on your enterprise learning journey at CWA.](https://cwa.ac.uk/images/pdf/webcourses_links/EE_L2.pdf)
Assessment is via completed assignments and successfully completing the work experience element of the course. Work experience is an integral part of this part of the qualification and needs to be completed in order to achieve the qualification. Students will be required to complete a minimum of 315 hours of work experience.
This course is for existing CWA students only. To start this programme, you will need:
- A level 2 qualification at CWA
The College of West Anglia offers many opportunities to continue studying from entry level through to degrees at University Centre West Anglia. Some of the courses available for those who have successfully completed this course include:
* Business - Level 3 (Extended Diploma) (King's Lynn)