NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creating a Business Start-up

Got an idea? Got the funds? Got your business plan? Got the enthusiasm? Then this NCFE accredited certificate in creating a business start-up is your next step to success! It’s designed to arm you with the knowledge and confidence to establish your own business, and thrive as an entrepreneur.

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Overview

Got an idea? Got the funds? Got your business plan? Got the enthusiasm? Then this NCFE accredited certificate in starting a business is your next step to success! It’s designed to arm you with the knowledge and confidence to establish your own business, and thrive as an entrepreneur.

What you'll learn

Unit 1 - Initial steps for a business start-up

To begin, you’ll take a look at the first steps you need to take to start your business, examining what skills and resources you’ll require. You’ll also consider factors such as manufacturing, marketing, distribution, and sales.

Unit 2 - Marketing for a business start-up

Next, you’ll consider the market your business idea will be positioned in, and how to use market research to support your start-up. You’ll also discover how to develop a successful marketing strategy.

Moving on, you’ll gain an understanding of the legal and financial considerations that might affect your business start-up. You’ll learn about self-employed and corporation tax requirements, as well as the processes required to register with HMRC.

Unit 4 - Developing a business plan

In unit four, you’ll apply your theoretical knowledge to developing your final business plan. You’ll learn exactly what a business plan entails, and how they are used to support successful businesses.

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NCFE is the leader in vocational and technical learning committed to powering a more intelligent education eco-system. We combine over 170 years of experience with deep insight into what is needed and what works.

From world-class qualifications and content to new assessment methodologies, from innovative technology platforms to partnership opportunities with our network of expert collaborators – NCFE galvanises the education sector to shape the most innovative solutions for individual learning needs.  In doing this, we’re working for a fairer education system for all learners to power inclusivity and choice.

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Course Outcome

At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a formal certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. You can read more about NCFE here.

How is this course assessed or examined?

Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.

Entry requirements

While there are no strict entry requirements for this level two Certificate in Creating a Business Start-up course, it is strongly recommended that you have the ability to effectively read and write in English.

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How much do exams cost?

Many of our courses do not require exams however, A-levels, GCSEs and some other courses do require exams to complete the qualification. Exam fees are additional to the cost of the course and prices vary depending on the course and where you sit them – find out more.

Planning on studying A-levels or GCSEs with us? We can add your exams during enrolment and blend them into your monthly payment plan if you wish. If you’re not ready to book your exam(s) yet, you can book them at a later date – all of the information is available on MyOxbridge under NEAS and Exams.

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Can I sign up for a Student Beans account and get Student Discounts?

Yes! One of the many benefits of being an Oxbridge student is that you get access to great discounts with a Student Beans account! Eligibility criteria apply and acceptance is made at the discretion of Student Beans. Find out how to sign up.

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Are business courses worth it?

Definitely, business and management courses can be used to advance up the ladder by proving to your employers that you’re dedicated and eager to learn.

They can also be used as evidence to prospective employers that you’d be a valuable addition to their team.

Finally, if you’re contemplating launching your own company, business and management courses can help you find your feet, hone your skills and become a success.

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Why study business and management courses online with Oxbridge?

We offer a huge selection of business-focussed courses such as Business GCSE and Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business and nationally recognised project management qualifications, such as Prince2.

Whether you’re self-employed, climbing the ladder or struggling to get a foothold, showing initiative and gaining additional business qualifications can set you apart from the competition.

When you opt to study online with Oxbridge, you also gain tons of additional benefits such as: Not having to quit your job to navigate set lesson timetables; studying around your social life, at times that best suit you; one-on-one time with a qualified tutor who specialises in the subject you’re studying; top-quality learning materials, including quizzes, videos and e-books; the potential to achieve a pass rate that’s 20% higher than the national average and more.

If you’d like to find out more about studying business and management with Oxbridge, speak with one of our learning advisers via live chat.

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What are the different types of management courses?

Management is a far-reaching subject and involves the study of a variety of managerial practices. Whether you’re investigating how you can better serve your team and employer or are expanding your skills to run your own business, an online management course offers flexibility that you won’t find in a more traditional educational setting.

Managerial courses vary depending on the industry you are working in. Some of these courses include:

Team Leading Skills and Principles of Management.

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What are the different types of business courses?

Business is one of the most popular fields of study worldwide. In today’s ever-increasing competitive job market, you can ensure that you stand out from the crowd with an accredited, industry-recognised business course.

There are a variety of online business courses available to study, depending on your goal. Just a few of the courses you could invest include Starting Your Own Business.

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Are you ready to change your world?

We appreciate being bold is easier said than done. This is why the team at Oxbridge aim to help you feel confident and rest assured in taking your next steps. Our friendly, knowledgeable Learning advisers are always on hand to offer you the best guidance.

Got an idea? Got the funds? Got your business plan? Got the enthusiasm? Then this NCFE accredited certificate in creating a business start-up is your next step to success! It’s designed to arm you with the knowledge and confidence to establish your own business, and thrive as an entrepreneur. You’ll build your self-awareness and work on your personal development, learn how to create a business plan, discover how to market yourself successfully, and much more! As you study in your own time at your own pace, you’ll have unlimited tutor support every step of the way.

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On this NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creating a Business Start-up, you will:

• Understand how to develop a business idea and decide on the type of business structure
• Plan a business, taking account of external and regulatory factors
• Conduct a market analysis
• Learn about cash flow and profit
• Compose a business and marketing plan
• Understand the legal and financial considerations involved in business start-ups.

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