Level 2
Unit No:
Guided learning hours:
16 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence


To develop learners’ understanding of the skills, attitudes and qualities needed for successful entrepreneurship and their ability to self-assess their own suitability for enterprise and identify ways to develop their potential for entrepreneurship.

Unit Learning Outcomes


Understand the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur.

Learning Outcome 1: Indicative Content
Learners must define the term entrepreneur.
Examples of skills, qualities and attitudes required may include:
• creativity
• vision
• confident in taking calculated risks
• intuitive

• able to inspire others

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Explain what is meant by the term entrepreneur.

  • 1.2

    Identify the skills that are needed to be a successful entrepreneur.

  • 1.3

    Identify attitudes and qualities that are needed to be a successful entrepreneur.


Understand own strengths as an enterprising person.

Learning Outcome 2: Indicative Content 

Criteria to consider may include those above as well as:

time management skills

organisational skills

interpersonal and communication skills


attitude to risk


Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Describe own strengths in terms of enterprise skills, attitudes and qualities.

  • 2.2

    Evaluate self in terms of ability to set up a successful business/enterprise.


Understand ways to develop enterprise skills and knowledge.

Learning Outcome 3: Indicative Content 

Learners must be able to provide sufficient and valid evidence to achieve this outcome.

This may be a Personal Learning Plan or a summary of a discussion/coaching session.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Agree activities to develop or strengthen own enterprise skills.

  • 3.2

    Identify changes in own attitude and behaviour that will help to make the most of enterprise opportunities.

  • 3.3

    Agree ways to bring about changes in own enterprising attitudes and behaviours.