NCFE LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS AND ENTERPRISE

  • Ref: 601/0315/2
  • Sector: Business, Administration and Law

This qualification is approved in the 2017 & 2018 Key Stage 4 Performance Tables.

We are redeveloping the level 1 and 2 qualifications in this subject area into a combined Level 1/2 qualification for the 2020 performance tables to ensure that it continues to meet the needs of our centres as well as meeting the new DfE guidance. The new qualification will be renamed NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Business and Enterprise and, pending approval, will be ready for first teaching in September 2018.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged pre-16 and above.

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. This qualification features on the DfE list of approved qualifications.


Qualification Specification

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Summary of Changes

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Purpose Statement

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Process for rejecting grades - guidance for centres

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Internal Assessment Sample Tasks

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Evidence and Grading Tracker

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Sample Portfolio Unit 01

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Sample Portfolio Unit 02

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Sample Portfolio Unit 03

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Sample Portfolio Unit 04

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Qualification information

Reference No 601/0315/2
Sector Business, Administration and Law
Level Level 1
Minimum entry age Pre 16
GLH 120
TQT 180

Generic Occupational Competence guidance and staffing requirements

Where qualification specifications don’t include specific mandatory staffing requirements, centres should refer to this document for generic guidance.
 

Performance Points

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