Starts: 13 Sep 2021
NCFE Award in Investigating Enterprise Skills (Taster)
What you will learn
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Unit 01 Understand enterprise skills (2 credits)
Class format and activities
The learner will: Understand the skills and qualities of enterprising people and entrepreneurs The learner can: 1 Define the term ‘enterprise’ Define the term ‘entrepreneur’ Outline the key skills and qualities of enterprising people and entrepreneurs 2 Be able to investigate local enterprising individuals Identify an enterprising person in the local area Describe what the enterprising person does Identify an entrepreneur in the local area Describe what the entrepreneur does List the enterprise skills and qualities of these people 3 Be able to demonstrate enterprise skills and qualities Carry out an audit of own enterprise skills and qualities Identify the enterprise skills and qualities of peers Outline situations when they have used their own enterprise skills in the past Identify own enterprise skills and qualities to be improved or developed
There are no specific recommended entry requirements for this qualification, except a keen interest in Business and Enterprise. It is helpful if you have an Entry 3 qualification in English.
What you need to know before you enrol
You need to create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. On completion of each unit you must declare that the work produced is your original work. The Assessor must countersign this. The main pieces of evidence for the portfolio could include: Assessor observation – completed observational checklists and related action plans Witness testimony Learner’s proof of work Worksheets Assignments / projects / reports Record of professional discussion Record of oral and written questioning Learner and peer reports Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Evidence may be drawn from actual or simulated situations, where appropriate.
What you need
You will need stationery materials to compile a portfolio.
What you can do next
Learners can progress from the Level 1 Award in Investigating Enterprise Skills to the Level 1 Award in Developing Enterprise Skills. Learners who achieve these qualifications could progress to: Level 2 Diploma in Skills for Business: Enterprise Level 2 Award in Investigating Enterprise Skills Level 2 Certificate in Developing Enterprise Skills Level 2 Award/Certificate in Employability Skills Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration