Level 1
Unit No:
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence


To help learners develop the skills to explore different enterprise ideas, select a potential idea, based on an understanding of key advantages, disadvantages and possible risks, and present it to others.

Unit Learning Outcomes


Be able to discuss ideas for an enterprise activity.

This is a very practical unit and it may be appropriate to assess it holistically. Learners need to be able to identify realistic ideas to develop from a range of suggestions, know the potential risks and then present the idea to an audience. In learning outcome 1 learners could work together to suggest a range of ideas. They can then comment on each one e.g. will it work, is it realistic, do they have the skills and resources to implement it.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Suggest ideas that could be developed for an enterprise activity.

  • 1.2

    Comment on the enterprise ideas of others.


Be able to select an enterprise idea.

Before selecting an enterprise idea, the learner needs to consider the advantages and disadvantages of a range of ideas. They need to be know that is has the potential to be successful. They can gather feedback from others. This could be other learners, friends, other tutors, workplace colleagues.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    State the advantages and disadvantages of different enterprise ideas.

  • 2.2

    Gather feedback from others on enterprise ideas.

  • 2.3

    Select an enterprise idea that has the potential to be successful.


Know the risks involved in implementing the enterprise activity.

Risks could include cost, resources, time available to achieve the end result, the idea is not practical etc. These are examples. Learners may identify other valid risks.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Describe the main risks of selected activity.


Be able to present an idea for an enterprise activity to an audience.

The learner needs to share their idea with an audience. When preparing their informal presentation they will need to be able to give a clear description of their idea. They may describe the purpose, who will benefit, the pros and cons of the idea.

These are indicative examples. The learner can work with the tutor to discuss the content of the presentation to make sure it meets their specific needs. 

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Explain the key elements of a selected enterprise activity to an audience.