NCFE

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Business and Enterprise

Ref:
601/0048/5
Sector:
Business, Administration and Law
Features:
Learning Resources Available, Performance Points, V Cert
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Support Materials Qualification Specification

Level
Level 2
Minimum entry age
Pre-16
GLH
125
TQT
185
Important: This qualification will expire on 18 February 2020 and this is the last date we can accept learner registrations. The last date for certificate claims is 18 February 2022.

This qualification is approved in the 2018, 2019 & 2020 Key Stage 4 Performance Tables.

We have redeveloped 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 has been renamed NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Business and Enterprise. This new qualification is approved for 2020 performance tables and is now available for teaching.

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.


Qualification Specification

This qualification specification contains everything you need to know about this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in the planning, delivery and assessment.

Summary of changes

This document summarises the changes in the qualification specification since the previous issue.

Purpose Statement

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

Process for rejecting grades - guidance for centres

This document is an addendum to the Assessment and Quality Assurance section of the qualification specification.

Scheme of work

This Scheme of work is a guideline that defines the structure and content of a course or session.

Centre update on new Tasks 2-6 External Assessment paper

DfE Performance Tables Quick Guide

Shaping future qualifications

V Certs Models explained

V Cert Centre Support Guide

V Certs Labour Market Intelligence Report

Tips for Teachers careers guidance

Fully Funded Courses List

Blended Learning Resources

External Assessment Windows

This document provides a breakdown of the assessment dates/windows for this qualification as well as information about the assessments dates.

External Assessment Windows (mono)

This document provides a breakdown of the assessment dates/windows for this qualification as well as information about the assessments dates.

Career Card Business

Factsheet

Evidence and Grading Tracker

This Evidence and Grading Tracker can help learners to keep track of their work.

Sample Portfolio Unit 01

This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass/Merit/Distinction grade for specified unit(s) within the qualification.

Sample Portfolio Unit 03

This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass/Merit/Distinction grade for specified unit(s) within the qualification.

Sample Portfolio Unit 04

This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass/Merit/Distinction grade for specified unit(s) within the qualification.

Internal Assessment Sample Tasks

This document provides example tasks for internal assessment.

** NEW ** External Assessment Sample Paper

This sample paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Practice Paper Task 1 - February 2016

This practice paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Practice Paper Task 2-6 October 2016

External Assessment Practice Paper Task 1 - October 2016

This practice paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Practice Paper Task 1 - January - April 2015

This practice paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Practice Paper Task 1 - September - November 2015

This practice paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Practice Paper Task 2-6 October 2016

External Assessment Sample Paper Task 01 - February 2017

This sample paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - January - April 2015

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the January - April 2015 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - September - November 2015

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the September - November 2015 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - February 2016

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the February 2016 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - 10 - 21 October 2016

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the 10-21 October 2016 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - February 2017

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the February 2017 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - 9-20th October

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the 9-20 October 2017 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - Spring 2018

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the Spring 2018 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - October 18

This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the October 2018 external assessment.

External Assessment Past Paper - Task 1 - October 2017

This past paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Past Paper - Tasks 2-6 - October 2017

This past paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Mark Scheme - October 2017

External Assessment Sample Paper Task 2-6

This sample paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Sample Paper Task 1

This sample paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Task 1 October 2018

This past paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Task 2-6 October 2018

This past paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

Mark Scheme - October 2018

This is the mark scheme for the October 2018 external assessment.

Mark Scheme February 2018

This is the mark scheme for the February 2018 external assessment.

External Assessment Mark Scheme - October 2017

Mark Scheme - February 2019

This is the mark scheme for the February 2019 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - Spring 2019

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

External Assessment Practice Sample Paper Task 1 - Feb 2019

This sample paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Practice Sample Paper Task 2-6 - Feb 2019

This sample paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

Internal Synoptic Project Delivery Guidance for Centres

Regulations for the Conduct of Synoptic Project

Grading Structure

Mandatory units

  1. Introduction To Business and Enterprise (J/505/2815)
  2. Marketing for Business and Enterprise (R/505/2817)
  3. Finance for Business and Enterprise (L/505/2816)
  4. Plan, Develop and Participate in a Business or Enterprise Project (Y/505/2818)

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