Start Your Own Business

Ref: C3533273

Learn about the pros and cons of setting up a self-employment business and if it might be right for you. We explore the requirements for self-employment and working from home. Paul, a tutor of over 20 years experience and self-employed in ICT, publishing and business management with direct experience in setting up charities and Limited companies will guide you.

Course aim

A guide to the basics of setting up a business.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Decide if self-employment is right for me or not.
  • Understand the requirements of becoming self-employed.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Bring a notepad and pen to take notes. Please ensure you have a good Internet connection with a webcam and microphone. A Zoom link will be emailed to you. Enjoy yourself and learn something new.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Start Your Own Business

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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