Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Enterprise & Entrepreneurship is a learner-centred, flexible, unit-based structure where theoretical knowledge and practical tasks are applied in project-based assessments. Learners will gain confidence in starting a business, or in working innovatively in an organisation to support growth within it. There is a wide range of engagement with local businesses, learning from other entrepreneurs, learning from their experiences, gaining valuable practical knowledge. The focus is on holistic development of the practical, interpersonal and thinking skills required to be able to succeed in employment and higher education. This is an excellent foundation providing a wide range of transferable skills such as: - Cognitive and problem-solving skills: use critical thinking, approach non-routine problems by applying expert and creative solutions, use systems and technology - Intrapersonal skills: communicating, working collaboratively, negotiating and influencing, self-presentation - Interpersonal skills: self-management, adaptability and resilience, self-monitoring and development. An integral aspect of this course is industry specific work experience. Students engaged in a work based project in their second year and spend a month in industry, thus developing their understanding of an industry, business or service they are interested in. Students are also provided with the opportunity to gain essential skills for studying at degree level, including: reading technical texts, effective writing, creative development and analytical skills. Please note that when you apply for this course you will be applying for the first year, which is known as a 90 Credit Diploma. Upon completion of the two-year extended diploma you will have studied the equivalent of 3 A Levels and their associated UCAS value.