Qualifications in enterprise


⏩ Enthusiastic humans with potential business ideas who might not be sure what the next steps are to get started

⏩ Early stage founders looking to build their confidence, skills and knowledge

⏩ Curious beings who don’t yet have a business idea but like the idea of starting up

⏩ Smart cookies who wants to develop ‘entrepreneurial’ skills such as creativity, problem solving & ideas generation to progress into employment


FEEL: energised + excited

🤝🏼 MEET: like-minded people

👣 TAKE: positive steps towards getting a job or starting a business

If that sounds like something you’d like to get involved with, contact us to find out how you can sign up to be part of a tight knitted team taking part in an exciting new ‘learn by doing’ Level 1 Award in Understanding Enterprise.

↗️ No cost to participate if you live in the following places: Newcastle, Northumberland, North Tyneside and South Tyneside.

↗️ Cohorts run at regular intervals


  • Opportunity to develop relationships with local employers in the sectors/roles you are interested in
  • Access to a network of 5000+ employers across the North East
  • A fun & innovative way of ‘learning by doing’, not death by PowerPoint!
  • Strong focus on personalised learning through individual learning plans & personal tutors with dedicated 121 time, drop ins & care calls. We are committed to the inclusion of learners with special requirements/additional needs and have procedures in place to ensure this.
  • Opportunity to meet like-minded individuals to drive you & your ideas forward!
  • Connections to role models – meeting local entrepreneurs who can share their successes as well as their failures and how they’ve overcome them
  • A substantial aftercare package and an ‘open door’ policy of support from FIRST
  • 1 year’s study membership of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs

To find out more, contact us using the form below!

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