What opportunities will this course give me?

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

What will I be learning?

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.

Why is this course for me?

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

What do I need to sign up?

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.

Is there anything else 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.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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22/2/2021 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

Session code





19:00 – 21:00





24+: £80.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C52B Eastleigh College 22/2/2021 Mon 19:00 – 21:00 5 £80.00 £80.00 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 some 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.