Level 2

Creating a Business Start-up


1 weeks


Rush Green Campus
Barking Campus - Technical Skills Academy


Oct 2022
Feb 2023


Adult 19+



If you're thinking of creating a business start-up, then this short course will teach you about the initial processes, marketing, legal and financial requirements you'll need to consider to help make your start-up a success.

You'll gain an understanding of the initial steps needed to create a business start-up, including developing your business plan, and the legal and financial considerations required.

We'll also cover the development of a marketing plan, needed to market your start-up successfully.

This course will be assessed by a portfolio of your work, submitted to show your understanding. There is no external exam.

This short course is designed for those aged 19+ who are looking to gain an understanding of business start-ups or to launch their own business.

You'll need a good level of English and Maths which will be assessed as part of your enrolment.

On successful completion of this course, you could progress to a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in a business-related topic such as Accounting & Finance, Business, Administration, Law or Enterprise.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.