Level 2 Award in Innovation and Enterprise in Practice

The Level 2 Award in Innovation & Enterprise in Practice supports learners in understanding how to generate innovative and enterprising solutions to real-world challenges and opportunities.


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 11018
Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Business & Management
Course Overview

Through a practical, real-world project, learners understand how to build effective teams to develop and present their solutions successfully.

After completing the qualification, learners are entitled to wrap-around support from the SERC Entrepreneurs Club to develop their solution into a viable social enterprise or commercial business, should they wish to avail of this opportunity. 

The objectives of the OCN NI Level 2 Award in Innovation and Enterprise in Practice are to enable learners to:

• identify and assess innovative and enterprising solutions to challenges

• assess qualities and skills required to develop and implement innovative and enterprising solutions

• form an effective project team identifying roles, responsibilities and timescales

• create and present an innovative and enterprising solution and critically evaluate own performance and that of the team

You have an idea or innovation and would like to bring this to life.

The skills and knowledge required to create and present your project.

Working together as a team, making new contacts and support for your idea.

To a higher level if you wish to bring your innovation to real life. 

No specific entry qualification is required other than the desire to join a group of student interested in innovation. 

The course is offered under Skill UP - The flexible skills fund provided you meet the following criteria:

(a)    over 18 years of age;

(b)   eligible to work in Northern Ireland;

(c)    ‘settled’ in Northern Ireland, and has been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least three years; or

(d)   is a person who has indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK.  

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Available Sessions

Business Services Course

Funding may be available for this course, please contact us on BusinessServices@serc.ac.uk to discuss if you are eligible. Additional sessions may be available for this course throughout the year. Please contact us to discuss a start date that would be suitable for you.

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