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Whether your business is just a dream or is already in its infancy, this course can help equip you with the tools and knowledge to thrive. Create a business plan, brand and understand some of the challenges that new businesses can often face.

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Creating A Business Start Up

What will I learn?

This course is made up of four units:

  • The first steps in setting up your business
  • How to market your start-up business effectively
  • How to create your business plan
  • Legal and financial considerations for your business

Eligibility Criteria

This course is government funded, you must meet the following criteria to be able to study for free:

  • You must currently live in England    
  • You must have been resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study    
  • You must be over the age of 19   
  • You must not be on an apprenticeship

There is a £125 cancellation fee if you enrol and do not complete or withdraw from the course. This fee is to cover administration costs. 

30% of businesses fail in their first three years.
500k businesses are started each year.
1973: Apple was founded in Steve Jobs' garage!
£5k is the average budget of a UK start-up.

Studying made simple!

We don't like to make things more complicated than they need to be... Our courses are designed to be flexible around your work and family life. 

Step 1

Submit your enrolment form

You'll get instant access to begin your course

Step 2

We'll start processing your funding application

A tutor will be assigned to support you through your course, they can be contacted via phone, text or email

Step 3

You'll receive text reminders when your work is due

Your work will be marked by your Tutor and returned to you within 7 days.

Step 4

Submit your work

Once you've finished your course, we'll apply for your certificate. This will be posted to your home address within 6 months of completing your course.

Start your application

If you'd like to enrol, we'd love to welcome you on a course with us! 

Need support enrolling? 

If you'd like support with your enrolment, or want to make sure this is the right course for you, fill out your details below and a member of the team will be in touch. Alternatively, you can call us on 01388 741336.

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