Five Steps to Setting Up Your Own Business

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details




Business & Law

Course Start Date

Thursday 31st October 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 3 Weeks

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 400.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

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Course Overview

This course is designed and delivered by a very experienced professional.

Over the sessions, you will learn how to establish the legal status of your business and how to approach a bank for funding. There will be a focus on how to prepare a business plan and how to effectively market your product or service.

Other sessions will look at costing and pricing a service or product and how to monitor income and expenditure and produce a balance sheet.

Course Requirements

This course is for those with little previous business experience. It is not necessary to have a business idea or plan at this stage.

What you will Learn

The course will allow you to plan and prepare for setting up a business. Sessions will identify potential problems and how to overcome them.



Students may wish to progress onto a qualification in bookkeeping and accounts. Your Tutor will advise on the best option.

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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