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Compete in BASE

Ever thought about what you’re going to do when you leave school? BASE is your opportunity to take those crucial next steps to making yourself as employable as possible. Whether you’re going to university, considering an apprenticeship, leaping straight into employment, or you’re not quite sure what to do next, BASE prepares you by sharpening your employability skills. If this wasn’t enough, there are some once in a life time prizes up for grabs too!


How does BASE work?

BASE Registration

Teacher registers your school

Prior to you being able to enter BASE, your teacher needs to complete the online form and register your school.

BASE students put into teams

Teams allocated

Your teacher will place you into teams of 4, although your teammates may not be in your class. You will remain in these teams throughout the rest of the competition.

BASE students take team challenge

Take the team challenge

In your teams, you will take part in an online game and prepare a presentation based on your response to the challenge so far. Your team will present your ideas via video link, as if it were to a live audience.

BASE National Final

The National Final

The top 24 teams will be invited to the BASE National Final and take part in the final challenge to decide who will be crowned BASE National Champions. Along with this sought after title, the champions will also win fantastic prizes for themselves and their school.

Why take part?

  • Win fantastic prizes and the chance to meet with top employers
  • Take part in a national competition against other students from different schools across the UK
  • Develop a range of business skills from communication and organisation to resilience and commercial awareness
  • Find out about future employers and gain their first hand advice for a successful career
  • Strengthen your CV and stand out from other applicants for the university places, apprenticeships and jobs you want the most by using feedback gained from the competition tasks

The National Final

The top 24 teams from the online round will be invited to take part in the BASE National Final where they will compete against each other in creating and presenting a business strategy to a panel of judges.
This is a fantastic event, including a three course meal, an awards ceremony and a free overnight stay at the venue. As well as this a host of prizes will be awarded to the National Champions and students who perform strongly in particular skills.