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Level 2 Online Certificate in Creating a Business Start Up

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Course NameStart DateEnd DateCampusTotal Fees 
L2 Creating a Business Start-Up (OL)  Bishopsfield Road (Fareham College)£0.00Available for applications

Will I have to pay fees?

Learning Programmes at Level 3 and Below

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies.

If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £27,295. Find more information on Advanced Learner Loans on our website.

If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived:

  • Job Seeker's Allowance
  • Income Support

You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course).


Higher Education Courses at Level 4 and Above

The fee payable for your course is displayed in the table above and can be paid for in a number of ways:

  • HE Loan
  • Instalment Payment Plan
  • Payment in full

* If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement.

It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

For any questions about fees, remissions and entitlements, please contact our helpful Enrolments Team on 01329 815 200.

Information about this Course


Study Type
Online

Course Area
Business, Finance & Enterprise

Entry Requirements
While there are no formal entry requirements for this course. you will need to have access to a computer with a reliable internet connection so that you can complete and submit your work on time and an email account that you regularly check so that we can keep in contact with you.
You need to pass a short English/ maths assessment which will be emailed to you for completion. You will need to demonstrate that you have sufficient time to study the qualification as it is expected that you will achieve within 8-12 weeks.


Course Information

Starting your own business can be exciting, but it’s important to be fully aware of the initial processes and requirements of a business start-up.

If you’re looking to start your own business, the level 2 Certificate in Creating a Business Start-Up will help you to explore business ideas and select the most appropriate option to develop. You will learn how to develop and progress your business plan so you fully understand your target market. The course will also teach you about marketing your business and the important legal and financial requirements you have to follow.

This online course consists of four manageable units:

  • Initial steps for a business start-up
  • Marketing for a business start-up
  • Legal and financial considerations when starting a business
  • How to develop a business plan

The duration of this online course is  8- 10 weeks. You will receive a login to our learning platform where you will find the interactive learning materials and the assessments.  Manageable deadlines for each unit will be set and a online tutor will be provided to offer feedback and support throughout your study.



Considerations
A deposit of £100 will be requested before enrolment and will be returned upon course completion.

Progression
On completion of this course you will be better advised to create business start up, support an existing business or move into a career as Business Adviser,  Development Manager or  Project Manager.