What career opportunities can this lead to?

This course will assist students with starting their own business. Other business courses are offered at Eastleigh College - please browse the website.

What are the entry requirements?

This course is suitable for anyone thinking about or planning to start a small business from home. Students should be fluent when reading and writing in English and be able to do simple calculations using a calculator. Access to a computer and the internet at home would be an advantage.

What does this programme involve?

The course will address specific start-up topics, such as: pros and cons of running your own business, personal lifestyle choices, researching your market, statutory requirements and setting achievable targets.

You will learn how to plan for your business venture by exploring the legal requirements, setting achievable targets, making an action plan and improving your direction.

A College Certificate will be awarded upon request.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

The course will be taught through demonstrations, discussions and practical tasks.

What else do I need to know?

Please bring a pen and paper/notepad to the class, along with any business resources that you already have - for example: leaflets, cards, printouts.

No further costs are anticipated, however students will be responsible for the purchase of any additional materials relevant to the course.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Adult and Community Learning team by telephone 023 8091 1270 or via email at acl@eastleigh.ac.uk.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Adult and Community Learning team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C52B Eastleigh College 24/2/2020 Mon 19:00 – 21:00 5 £76.00 £76.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.