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Level 2 Creating a Business Start-up

Course overview

Over half a million businesses are started every year; however, 30% of these fail within the first two years.

Having a better understanding of the initial processes and requirements of a business start-up can increase the chances of your business succeeding. If you’re looking to start your own business, or already have a business but want to develop and progress your business plan, this qualification will support you with the skills and knowledge you need.

Learning Outcomes

The objective of this qualification is to:

  • Gain an understanding of the steps of creating and developing a business start-up
  • Develop an awareness of their own business skills
  • Increase self-awareness and aid in personal development.

What you will learn

A statement of what a learner will know, understand or be able to do as a result of a process of learning. As well as achieve a NCFE CACHE Level 2 Creating a Business Start-up which is an nationally accredited and recognised qualification.

Course content unit 1

This unit contains three sections:
Section 1: Initial steps for business start-up
Section 2: Marketing for a business start-up
Section 3: Extension activites

Course content unit 2

This unit contains three sections:

  • Section 1: Legal and financial considerations for a business start-up
  • Section 2: Developing a business plan
  • Section 3: Extension activites

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Delivery method

Online or Paper-based

Assessment method

Portfolio of evidence which is marked via an assigned tutor. Assessing knowledge/understanding. All units must be assessed in line with the Assessment Strategy.

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