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Award in Self Employment

Delivery methods

Online and Classroom learning


Click on the link to see if you're eligible

In the classroom the course will take 2 weeks to complete. This is based on 2 days attendance per week. Classes start at 10am each day and finish at 4pm with 30 minutes for lunch. Studying this qualification online will take approximately 2 weeks.

About the course

If you are thinking about becoming self employed and you are worried that you don't have the necessary skills to do this, then this is the course for you.

During this course you will study the following subjects:

  • Understand the Challenges and Risks of Starting a New Business;

  • Personal Skills and Abilities to Start a Business;

  • Understand How to Plan for a New Business;

  • Understanding Business Relationships in a New Business; and,

  • Develop Your Business Idea.

What will I be able to do after completing the course?

After you have successfully completed this course you should be confident to start your own business and maintain the necessary records.


You can also progress to the Certificate in Self Employment.  

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio of Evidence

Entry requirements?


Where am I on the journey?

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