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QE2BMSU
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  • Is this course for you?

    Are you a dog groomer, florist, early years’ practitioner, beauty therapist or hairdresser considering starting your own business? Then this course could be ideal for you as this qualification is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to develop a business start-up. This exciting new course has been developed to supply learners with the knowledge and understanding to enable them to launch their own business. This inspiring course consists of several topics, all of which will explore the skills and knowledge required to start your own business.

  • Required qualifications

    You will be 19+, there is no other specific recommended prior learning requirement for this qualification. Learners should have an entrepreneurial mindset and a flair and passion for Business.

  • What skills will I develop?

    This course provides learners with a real perception into what it entails to successfully start up your own business. Our experienced delivery team will support you to develop an effective plan that will help you to test your product or service and look at ways to make improvements or amendments where necessary to secure a successful business. You just need to come up with the idea!

    You will gain an understanding of the steps to creating and developing a business start-up, develop an awareness of business skills, increase self-awareness and aid personal development based around four topics.

    Initial steps for a business start-up

    Marketing a business start-up

    Legal and financial considerations for a business start-up

    Developing a business plan

  • Careers

    This qualification provides the starting point to being your own boss!

    Learners who achieve this qualification could also progress to other Level 2 qualifications in areas where business skills are of importance.

  • Work experience

    There is no requirement to undertake work experience, however it would be beneficial to be able to undertake some work experience as part of the course

  • English and maths

    There will be no requirement to undertake maths and English as part of this course, however in order to progress in your business career, it is favourable to have GCSEs in maths and English at a 4 or above or the equivalent.

  • Other important information

    If you choose to complete the course online, you will need a computer or a laptop with access to the internet. You will need to be able to commit additional time to the course, as there will be some expectation for work to be completed independently.

  • Is this course for you?

    Are you a dog groomer, florist, early years’ practitioner, beauty therapist or hairdresser considering starting your own business? Then this course could be ideal for you as this qualification is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to develop a business start-up. This exciting new course has been developed to supply learners with the knowledge and understanding to enable them to launch their own business. This inspiring course consists of several topics, all of which will explore the skills and knowledge required to start your own business.

  • Required qualifications

    You will be 19+, there is no other specific recommended prior learning requirement for this qualification. Learners should have an entrepreneurial mindset and a flair and passion for Business.

  • What skills will I develop?

    This course provides learners with a real perception into what it entails to successfully start up your own business. Our experienced delivery team will support you to develop an effective plan that will help you to test your product or service and look at ways to make improvements or amendments where necessary to secure a successful business. You just need to come up with the idea!

    You will gain an understanding of the steps to creating and developing a business start-up, develop an awareness of business skills, increase self-awareness and aid personal development based around four topics.

    Initial steps for a business start-up

    Marketing a business start-up

    Legal and financial considerations for a business start-up

    Developing a business plan

  • Careers

    This qualification provides the starting point to being your own boss!

    Learners who achieve this qualification could also progress to other Level 2 qualifications in areas where business skills are of importance.

  • Work experience

    There is no requirement to undertake work experience, however it would be beneficial to be able to undertake some work experience as part of the course

  • English and maths

    There will be no requirement to undertake maths and English as part of this course, however in order to progress in your business career, it is favourable to have GCSEs in maths and English at a 4 or above or the equivalent.

  • Other important information

    If you choose to complete the course online, you will need a computer or a laptop with access to the internet. You will need to be able to commit additional time to the course, as there will be some expectation for work to be completed independently.

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  • Skills for Starting your own Business

    Code: QTE2BMSU

    Start Date: 31st January 2022

    Part Time: 15 Week(s)

  • Skills for Starting your own Business – Online

    Code: QXE2BMSU

    Start Date: 31st January 2022

    Part Time: 15 Week(s)