Our Enterprise Academy at Oldham College is a unique and highly innovative and exciting course. A level 3 programme that has been designed to enable learners to develop and run a fully functioning micro-business that can provide a real investment grant of up to £3,000 for your business idea.
In addition, learners will learn about the Social Enterprise sector and work in teams to compete against other learners as part of the Young Enterprise Foundation programme. You will spend time working with renowned institutions in the area on events and marketing activities providing you with real practical experience in business and enterprise.
You will be encouraged to work with a business mentor and also to become a mentor in schools for future learners as you share your experience allowing you to build skills in confidence and presentation and real transferable business skills that will set you up for either further study at a higher level or the world of work.
Learners successfully completing the course will achieve a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Enterprise & Entrepreneurship which is equivalent to three A Levels.
From this course, students will gain UCAS points to progress onto university onto courses including but not limited to, Business Management, Human Resources Management and Marketing. However, if University is not your preferred destination the course will build upon your employability and business acumen giving you a head start as you enter the workplace.