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ABE Level 3 Certificate in Business Start-up
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ABE Level 3 Certificate in Business Start-up

Every business starts with a great idea, but that’s not enough to guarantee success. Behind the scenes, it takes planning, hard work and market research to get an idea off the ground. The Level 3 Certificate in Business Start-up is designed to make setting up a business simple. It provides the practical information and support you need to write your business plan, analyse your competitors and pitch your idea to investors. Running a business day-to-day can be challenging, but this qualification will help budding entrepreneurs to find out what they’re capable of.

What is ABE?

ABE provides professional business qualifications that can lead to career development or further study. Operating in over 100 countries worldwide, ABE is regulated by Ofqual, which regulates courses and exams in England.

Is this distance learning course right for me?

You don’t need to come from a business background to think about starting your own company. In fact, you may already have some of the entrepreneurial skills you need. This qualification is ideal for anyone looking to improve their knowledge or become self-employed. If you’re unemployed, it can also open up new opportunities. The ABE Level 3 Certificate in Business Start-up can be applied to every type of business.

You’ll complete this course through distance learning, which means you won’t need to travel to a college and can follow your own flexible timetable. 

Requirements for course entry

You don’t need to have any business qualifications to start this course, but we recommend that learners have at least a C grade in GCSE Maths and English, or similar.

Overview of the ABE Level 3 Certificate in Business Start-up

To launch a lucrative business, you’ll need to assess your market and reduce risk. This qualification will help you to refine your business idea, react to customer feedback and build your brand. You’ll study modules that will guide you through the start-up process. Writing an effective business plan will make managing your cash flow and allocating your resources, straightforward.

What can I do once I have successfully completed the ABE Certificate in Business Start-up?

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have an understanding of some of the fundamental principles of entrepreneurship. You’ll also have the confidence to apply your skills to a new job, set up your own company, or go on to university study. 

Are you ready to change your life?

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We’ve tried to make it easy as possible for you to register onto one of our courses. We understand that not everyone always has the cash needed, to pay for their course upfront, at the time when they want to start their course. So we offer different ways to pay to help you spread the cost over a longer period.

We also allow you to choose whether you want to study your course via the traditional paper based method or online study where you have access to all your course materials immediately. When you proceed through the checkout process you will be given the option to select your preferred method of study.

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