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Business Award

VTCT Level 1 Award In Features Of Understanding Enterprise


Course Summary

VTCT Level 1 Award in Features of Understanding Enterprise is a qualification that has been specifically designed for all vocational areas of study including; hairdressing and barbering, beauty therapy, complementary therapies, sports and active leisure and hospitality and catering.


Through this small but very flexible qualification, learners will gain an understanding of enterprising skills and behaviours that are necessary in business.


From the optional section of this qualification learners have the opportunity to select an area of study which is most relevant to their business needs. This could be; personal qualities and abilities, planning, marketing, making successful deals, managing money, where to gain help and support and where opportunities may come from as well as the types of risks that may present themselves.

Areas which may be covered during the course:

  • Understand the personal qualities and abilities for business

  • Understand how to market a business

  • Understand how to make successful deals in business

  • Business planning

  • Managing money

  • Opportunities and risks


Having successfully completed this qualification, learners will have the opportunity to progress to the following VTCT qualification:

  • VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Set Up a New Business

  • VTCT Level 2 Award in Features of Preparing to Set Up a New Business

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