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NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Business and Enterprise

Ref:
603/2955/5
Sector:
Business, Administration and Law
Features:
Learning Resources Available, Performance Points, V Cert
Registration and Certification Fee
£60.00

Level
Level 1/2
Minimum entry age
Pre-16
GLH
120
TQT
157

Important: This qualification will expire on 31/12/2022 and this is the last date we can accept learner registrations. The last date for certificate claims is 31/12/2024. This qualification will be replaced by the NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Business and Enterprise (603/7004/X) from September 2022.

Who is this qualification suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 14 and above.

About this qualification

It is designed for learners who want an introduction to business and enterprise that includes a vocational and project-based element. The qualification will appeal to learners who wish to pursue a career in the business and enterprise sector or progress onto further study.

For information on the Regulations for the Conduct of External Assessment please click Regulations for the Conduct of External Assessment

Please see the External Assessment Timetable for a breakdown of the assessment dates for this qualification.

The 2021-22 synoptic projects for our V Certs will be released earlier in the session, in line with adaptions published on our website and in this adaptation addendum. The synoptic projects will be available from 1st November 2021. Bookings will then remain open until the final submission deadline which is the 27th May 2022. EQA activity will then need to be carried out before 31st July 2022 to ensure results are confirmed for performance tables.

Useful links

Regulations for the Conduct of Synoptic Project

Qualification Specific Instructions for Delivery (QSID)

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Qualification Specification
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This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.

Purpose Statement
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This document outlines the content of this qualification, who it’s designed for, and the opportunities it could lead to.

Qualification mapping
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This document will help Tutors and learners map content between this qualification and the previous version of this qualification.

NE6 Letter of Endorsement
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This document contains details of stakeholders who have supported this qualification.

NIC Letter of Endorsement
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This document contains details of stakeholders who have supported this qualification.

Qualification factsheet
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This document provides an overview of the qualification.

DfE Performance Tables Quick Guide
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V Certs Models Explained
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NEEA - Letter of Endorsement
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This document contains details of stakeholders who have supported this qualification.

Using UMS to Calculate Qualification Grades
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This document explains how to calculate the total UMS value of a qualification.

External Assessment Past Paper - Autumn 2021
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This past paper will help learners prepare for their external assessment.

Mark Scheme - Autumn 2021
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This is the mark scheme for the Autumn 2021 external assessment.

External Assessment Past Paper - Autumn 2020
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Mark Scheme - Autumn 2020
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This is the mark scheme for the autumn 2020 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - Autumn 2020
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This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the Spring 2020 external assessment.

External Assessment Past Paper - Spring 2020
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This past paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

Mark Scheme - Spring 2020
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This is the mark scheme for the Spring 2020 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - Spring 2020
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This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the Spring 2020 external assessment.

External Assessment Past Paper - Autumn 2019
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This past paper will help learners prepare for their external assessment.

Mark Scheme - Autumn 2019
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This is the mark scheme for the Autumn 2019 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - Autumn 2019
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This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the Autumn 2019 external assessment.

External Assessment Past Paper - Spring 2019
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This sample paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

Mark Scheme - Spring 2019
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This is the mark scheme for the Spring 2019 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - Spring 2019
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This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the Spring 2019 external assessment.

Sample Synoptic Project Brief
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This Synoptic Project Brief will help learners prepare for the internal assessment.

Synoptic Project 2018/19
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This is the retired paper from the 2018/2019 session and can be used as a mock only

External Assessment Sample Paper
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This 2018 sample paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

Sample Mark Scheme
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This is the sample mark scheme for the 2018 sample external assessment.

Level 1 Sample Portfolio - Merit
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This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Merit grade for specified units within the qualification.

Level 2 Sample Portfolio - Pass
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This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass grade for specified units within the qualification.

Level 2 Sample Portfolio - Distinction
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This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Distinction grade for specified units within the qualification.

Extended Response Question 19 - Model Answer
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Extended Response Question 19 - Student Worksheet
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Extended Response Question 20 - Model Answer
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Extended Response Question 20 - Student Worksheet
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This worksheet will help prepare learners for the Extended Response task.

Extended Response Question 21 - Model Answer
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This worksheet will help prepare learners for the Extended Response task.

Extended Response Question 21 - Student Worksheet
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This worksheet will help prepare learners for the Extended Response task.

Regulations for the Conduct of Synoptic Project
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This document provides instructions on the correct administration of the Internally Assessed Synoptic Project element of the NCFE Combined L1/L2 Technical Awards where assessments and associated grading descriptors are provided by NCFE.

Internal Synoptic Project Delivery Guidance for Centres
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This guidance provides support and information on how to administer the Synoptic Project for all NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Awards where NCFE provide the assessment tasks and grading descriptors.

Sample Internal Synoptic Project Brief
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This Synoptic Project Brief will help learners prepare for the internal assessment.

Synoptic Project - Assessor Feedback to Learner
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This document is for assessors to provide feedback to learners completing the Synoptic Project.

Synoptic Project - Learner Log
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This learner log should be completed to record your approach to the synoptic project.

Synoptic Project - Declaration of Authenticity
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This Declaration of Authenticity should be completed by the learner and assessor completing the Internal Synoptic Project.

Synoptic Project - Record of Learner Observation
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This document is for assessors to record observations of the Internal Synoptic Project.

Synoptic Project - December 2019
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Grading Structure
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Grading Calculator
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Our grading calculator will support you in estimating your learners' overall result for this qualification. Enter your learners' current or predicted grades for the internal units and external assessments to estimate their overall result. Please note: this is for guidance only. The raw mark grade boundaries for the external assessments will be awarded by NCFE after each assessment window.

Chief Examiner Report - Autumn 2021
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This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the Spring 2021 external assessment.

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Qualification specification (Word)
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This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification in MS Word format and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.

Mandatory units

  1. Introduction to Business and Enterprise (H/616/8937)
  2. Understanding Resources for Business and Enterprise Planning (K/616/8938)

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