Somerset College is now part of the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.
Founded by successful entrepreneur and one of the stars of tv's 'Dragons Den', Peter Jones, the Academy is the first in the county, and is designed specifically for young people, keen to get ahead in the world of business.
Students will be able to study the BTEC level 3 Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, a unique course which requires them to set up and run their own business for at least 4 weeks (though many continue for significantly longer), with lots of support from the College.
As a part of this course, you will get to;
- Work on real life business challenges
- Start your own business
- Attend master-classes, workshops, micro-business surgeries and networking events
- Receive coaching from real business owners and entrepreneurs
- Undertake a personal and professional development programme designed to guide you and support your business aspirations
- Up to a 4 week placement in a highly respected company
The units you’ll cover on the course include;
- The Innovative Entrepreneur
- Business Planning and Pitching
- Operating your Business
- Leadership and Teamwork
- Working as an Intrapreneur (the entrepreneur in an existing business)
- Financial Planning and Implementation
- Launching your Business Vision
- Monitoring the Performance of your Business
- Planning the Future of your Business
- Market Research and Analysis
- Financial Literacy and Awareness
- International Business
- E-Marketing and Website Design
- Brand Development and Promotion
- Social Enterprise
- Fill out a College Application form (link on right-hand side of this web page).
- We will contact you with an interview date (to include pitch) and a brief for your pitch.
- After your interview, we will then get back to you in writing to let you know if you have been successful
Pitch days will be taking place in June and July.
To find out more email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us on 01823 366 331