Level 3 Diploma in Enterprise & Entrepreneurship - Ixion Holdings
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Level 3 Diploma in Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

6 months

Blended Learning


Qualification Overview

Ixion’s Enterprise and Entrepreneurship course provides you with the knowledge and practical skills required to grow your own business and gives you the opportunity to be able to:

  • Explore how entrepreneurs use new ideas and to enable them to develop as entrepreneurs
  • Develop a professionally presented business plan
  • Gain the skills and knowledge to prepare and use simple business budgets and accounts, and to explore sources of funding and advice
  • Develop values and ethics, develop a supply chain, and bring a product to market using key project management techniques
  • Develop the skills and knowledge for team leading and how this impact on the success of teamwork and be able to practise these skills working in team situations both as a team member and team leader
  • Manage a microbusiness or social enterprise on an ongoing basis, including reacting to change in the environment, time management and networking
  • Conduct detailed market research into a specific marketplace
  • Gain an understanding of the impact of the economy and financial markets on business enterprise
  • Develop your understanding of the role e-marketing plays in developing business, and to plan a website
  • Explore the concepts and application of brand and image through preparing a promotional campaign


Register here for more information, or contact us at ixion.college@ixionholdings.com or 0191 4879 5588.


Who’s it for?

The qualification can meet the needs of a range of learners, including:

  • those who are currently running their own business
  • those who are in the process of setting up their own business or are considering doing so


What will I learn?

You will cover 10 units - each unit starts with a classroom session to set you up with all the information you need to continue learning independently. The subsequent sessions are guided online learning, independent research, and online activities.

Topics covered include:

  • The Innovative Entrepreneur
  • Business Planning and Pitching
  • Financial Planning and Implementation
  • Launching your Business Vision
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Operating your Business
  • Market Research and Analysis
  • Financial Literacy and Awareness
  • E-marketing and Website Design
  • Brand Development and Promotion


Where will I learn?

We offer a blended learning approach with online topic-based and weekly classroom sessions which you can drop into for advice, guidance and support, plus:

  • We will give you access to a variety of tools to support you to grow your enterprise.
  • You will have your own expert tutor who will support you through the course


You will be required to:

  • Spend on average 18 hours a week over 6 months
  • Complete tasks set by your tutor in line with set timeframes
  • Attend webinars, classroom sessions and make use of all the online tools


How will I be assessed?

Learners will create a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and progress.


How much is it?

The cost is £4,170 and may be funded by an Advanced Learner Loan. Find out more here.


Who is the awarding body?

The awarding body is Pearson.


Course Eligibility

  • A strong interest in setting up and running your own business, or developing your existing business
  • Learners will be encouraged to gain Level 2 English, maths & ICT if not already held
  • Subject to successful interview & initial assessment


Register here for more information, or contact us at ixion.college@ixionholdings.com or 0191 4879 5588.