Business

Enterprise and Marketing:

At Key Stage 4, students are able to undertake the OCR National Level 1/2 Certificate in Enterprise and Marketing (J819).

Through the study of three mandatory units, this course helps students to develop applied knowledge and practical skills in Enterprise and Marketing and is designed with both practical and theoretical elements, which will prepare students for further study of qualifications in Enterprise, Marketing or Business.

Enrichment:

In order to support individual students throughout their course, with a view to consolidating prior learning and ensuring maximum progress, the Department offers extra curricula exam revision and coursework sessions, as required. The Department will also organise sessions immediately prior to exams which will focus on exam paper structure, key reminders for dealing with different types of questions and focusing on business topics/issues.

Assessment:

Internal assessment: takes place every half-term.
External assessment – Year 10 (RO64 and RO65) and Year 11 (RO66):

Results are awarded as follows:

Distinction* at Level 2 (*2), Distinction at Level 2 (D2), Merit at Level 2 (M2), Pass at Level 2 (P2)
Distinction at Level 1 (D1), Merit at Level 1 (M1), Pass at Level 1 (P1)

The OCR website has detailed information about the specification, past papers, examiners reports. These can be accessed by the following web link:  https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals/enterprise-and-marketing-level-1-and-2-certificate-j819/
Curriculum Overview:

Useful Resources and Revision Support

Year 11:

NCFE LEVEL 2 Certificate In Business And Enterprise:

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.

Unit 01 – Introduction to business and enterprise – Internally Assessed
This unit aims to give learners an introduction to business and enterprise. It gives learners an introduction to start up projects and helps them to identify risks and rewards.

Unit 02 – Marketing for business and enterprise – Externally Assessed
This unit aims to give learners an insight into market research, and different marketing opportunities and techniques.

Unit 03 – Finance for business and enterprise – Internally Assessed
This unit aims to provide learners with a basic knowledge and understanding of business finance for a new business or enterprise.

Unit 04 – Plan, develop and participate in a business or enterprise project
This unit aims to develop a project plan and implement the project. The learner will then go on to evaluate the overall success of the project.