This course is offered in 2 parts.

Part 1: This course takes you through some of the initial ideas for becoming self-employed.

It looks at the options available, what it takes to become self-employed and what some of the challenges and benefits are.

Part 2: This course is for those who have attended the course; Becoming Self Employed Part 1 and wish to develop an effective plan for growth and success.

  • Do you want to grow a successful business?
  • Do you want to attract more customers?
  • Are you keen to achieve specific goals, such as securing a loan or winning a contract?

A good business plan can help attract the investment you need and give you a clear overview of the challenges you may face.

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Course Dates

21st October 2019

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18th November 2019

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Course Times

Classes begin at 4pm on the first day of your course and end at around 3pm on the final day. Please arrive on campus at 3pm on your first day to check in.

Course Level  Level 1 and 2
Course Length 3 Days Residential
Course Area Skills for Work
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Planning Your Learning

Choosing the right course will help you get the most out of studying at Fircroft College. We offer one-to-one information, advice and guidance (IAG) to help you plan a personal programme of learning. We will look at what aims and goals you may have, your previous qualifications and experience, and what you want to achieve by studying at Fircroft. We will then plan a suitable programme of learning with you.

To find out more about how we can help you choose the right course for you, download our fact sheet  here.

To book an Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) meeting you can contact our admissions office on 0121 472 0116, or come to one of our drop-in sessions, every Monday from 2pm – 4pm.