Award in Understanding Enterprise - First

Course description
Course nameAward in Understanding Enterprise
Training providerFirst

Level 1

Course duration
  • 40 hours
  • flexible over six weeks

Who the course is for

(eligibility and personal characteristics)

This course is for:

  • those who don't necessarily want to start up but who see the value in developing entrepreneurial skills to progress into employment (we recently surveyed more than 50 local employers and the vast majority said they placed high importance on entrepreneurial skills)
  • those with business ideas who are not sure of the next steps
  • those who don't yet have an idea but who like the thought of starting up and would like to explore it further
  • early stage founders

The course will provide skill building opportunities such as:

  • confidence
  • problem solving
  • working with others and communication

As well as these skills you will develop knowledge and understanding about the world of business startups.

What you will study

(key modules or content)

3 key modules:

  • Understand how to access help and support in business
  • Understand the skills and knowledge required to run a business
  • Understand opportunities and risks within business

After completing the course you will be able to access further support in the form of work placement experience, networking events and signposting to other specialist business services as appropriate.

Entry requirementsThere are no entry requirements.
Requirements of the course (for example, personal protective equipment, tools, and materials)None but you may require IT access for any virtual delivery.
Progression and careers
  • Self employment
  • Business startup
  • Entry into employment via skill development
  • Career progression - improved career opportunities within current employment
For more information please contact:
NameMasud Raja