FAR Skate Foundation



NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award In Business And Enterprise


This Level 1/2 qualification is appropriate for learners who are looking to develop a significant core of knowledge and understanding in business and enterprise and how to apply their learning. It is appropriate for learners who are motivated and challenged by learning through hands-on experiences and through content which is concrete and directly related to those experiences.


Some of the key features of our course include, developing partnerships with the community and external organisations, building relations with professional companies. Reaching out to the community and inspiring the local young people to become engaged in the organised skate events. Fundraising events and liaising with charities. Setting up a small business, to promote healthy lifestyles and also taking into account footwear clothing art and design and music.


Students are continuously mentored and guided, for those inspired to become a young entrepreneur and start a career or those choosing to follow the path to further education will receive support in CV building, job application and creating a portfolio of skills.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed for learners who want an introduction to business and enterprise that includes a vocational and project-based element. The qualification will appeal to learners who wish to pursue a career in the business and enterprise sector or progress to further study.


What will the learner study as part of this qualification?

  • Entrepreneurial characteristics, business aims and objectives

  • Legal structures, organisational structures and stakeholder engagement

  • Market research, market types and orientation types

  • Understanding operations management

  • Internal and external influences on business

  • Research, resource planning and growth for business

  • Human resource requirements for a business start-up

  • Sources of enterprise funding and business finance

  • Business and enterprise planning.


Technical certificate qualifications provide post-16 learners with the knowledge and skills they need for skilled employment or for further  technical study. Learners who achieve at Level 2 might consider progression to Level 3 qualifications, an apprenticeship within sectors such as a finance, marketing, human resources or employment.

Eligibility and Entry Requirements

Flexible entry requirements. Please contact us for individual eligibility.



 Engagement Courses


Are you aged 16-24?

  • Do you struggle in mainstream education feel confined in a classroom or feel misunderstood?

  • At risk of leaving school without qualifications or a positive progression pathway?

  • Have you left school and need direction?

 At The FAR Academy you can join our six week courses. Get hands on with practical woodwork skills in a uniquely inspirational environment. Everyone is welcome at The FAR Academy and this promotes a positive atmosphere of inclusion. An environment of comfort and empowerment is key to learning, to ignite a passion for success and a positive future.

At The FAR Academy we nurture self-esteem and build confidence. We make subjects more relatable and relevant to you, helping you to move forward with your future employment.


Courses run one or two days a week as day release from your current educational placement or as a referral if not in education.

  • Practical learning

  • Product Design

  • Hands on one to one mentoring

  • CV writing skills

  • Positive progressions

  • IAG


If you would like to come and visit us or require further information, please contact us here or call 01227 779181


 P.E. Courses


We are very excited to be able to offer these new engaging programmes to schools. Booking any of these experiences for your students fulfils the requirements of the Government’s guidelines for the PE and sport premium for primary schools.
They measure its impact on pupil outcomes, and how effectively governors hold school leaders to account for this. In the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, skateboarding will be an Olympic sport therefore together we are training and inspiring Olympic athletes of the future.

This is the perfect opportunity for all pupils to be involved in getting exercise without the need for perfect coordination and teamwork, usually necessary for sports and activities within school.

Our aim is to enable your school to access a bespoke package tailored to suit your needs, at a price that is within your budget. Our experiences contain three main elements; Inspiration, Motivation and Education. These can be booked individually to fit your need but work work best when accessed as a package to give a rounded experience.

Inspiration – Assembly
Motivation – Physical Education
Education – Workshops.

We are thrilled to be able to offer you these opportunities, but above all, we are committed to supporting your school to deliver the best possible Physical Education for your pupils.