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Level 1 Award in Preparing for Self-employment

Course Duration

78 Guided Learning Hours

Tuition Fees

This course is free and accessible to anyone who matches the entry requirements.

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Functional Skills

About this course

The objective of the Gateway Qualifications Level 1 Award in Preparing for Self-Employment is to make learners aware of the self-employment opportunities available to them, the skills and behaviours needed to be successful, the practicalities of being self-employed and the support available to them. Learners will also consider sources of income and types of expenditure, and associated record-keeping.

What will I study?

  • Introduction to self-employment

  • Preparing for self-employment

Why study here?

We don’t just develop the knowledge and skills, we go above and beyond to develop interpersonal skills that help you develop your career. Not just filling out a workbook, taking away the foundations of a great career. Practical vocational experience. Linked to businesses in your community – linked to employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements

Course duration

78 Guided Learning Hours

What courses can I progress to?

Subject to eligibility, contact us for more information.

Tuition fees

This course is free and accessible to anyone who matches the entry requirements.

How to apply

To apply for this course, please contact us at

Please note

We make every effort to ensure the information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2023-24. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

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