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Business V Cert

Subject leader:

  • Asiya Aftab
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Subject staff:

  • Asiya Aftab


Key Stage 4 curriculum overview:


This qualification is designed for learners who want an introduction to business and enterprise that includes a vocational and hands-on element. It has been developed to enthuse and inspire learners about a career in business and enterprise. The qualification will appeal to learners who wish to either set up their own business, move into employment or progress onto further study.


Throughout the delivery of this qualification, the following core areas and transferable skills will be evident:

  • Team working – the qualification requires learners to work with others either on small tasks or during the final project task.
  • Presentation skills – learners will learn to present their work to those around them in a suitable way and will also learn the most appropriate way of communicating as an entrepreneur.
  • Use initiative – learners will learn what initiative is and why it is important for an entrepreneur or business person.
  • Work independently – learners will understand how to work independently on specific tasks.


The course consists of 4 units.

  • Units 1 and 3 are delivered in year 10 and unit 2 and 4 are delivered in year 11.
  • Unit 01 Introduction to business and enterprise
  • Unit 02 Marketing for business and enterprise
  • Unit 03 Finance for business and enterprise
  • Unit 04 Plan, develop and participate in a business or enterprise project



Mid-term assessment dates:


N/A – coursework based