Starting Your Own Business

Delivery methods

On-line and Classroom learning


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In the classroom the course will take 6 weeks to complete. This is based on 5 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 12 weeks.

About the course

If you are interested in starting your own business or want to develop the skills necessary to run your own business then this is the course for you.

During this course you will study:


  • Award in Accounting;

  • Access Award in Bookkeeping;

  • Access Award in Accounting Software;

  • Award in Computerised Payroll for Business; and,

  • Certificate in Creating and Starting Your Business

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

How will I be assessed?

Computer-Based Examination: Except for the ‘Certificate in Creating and Starting Your Business’ all qualifications are assessed by way of a computer-based examination.

Portfolio of Evidence: The Certificate in Creating and Starting Your Business will be assessed by way of a portfolio of evidence.

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