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Certificate in Practical Entrepreneurship (RQF) Level 3
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Certificate in Practical Entrepreneurship (RQF) Level 3 Course

Want to be the next Alan Sugar or Karen Brady? Being an entrepreneur is an undoubtedly rewarding career, but it's also hard work too. There are a lot of challenges that you'll face and risks involved.  You'll need a clear vision, lots of determination and a great team around you. Starting your own business starts with a great idea. Whether it’s a product or service that people need, you're more likely to be a successful entrepreneur if you do something you're genuinely passionate about. Really caring about what you do will give you the drive to keep yourself going.

The iCQ Level 3 Certificate in Practical Entrepreneurship RQF Qualification (601/5412/3) offers you a range of knowledge and skill units to enable you to develop and demonstrate your entrepreneurship expertise. Entrepreneurship is both a career opportunity in its own right and a career skill. An increasing number of employers are seeking to recruit employees with entrepreneurial capabilities.

If you're thinking of becoming an entrepreneur, then our course for entrepreneurs will engage you in some exciting activities that'll provide you with entrepreneurial training.

What will you learn on this Entrepreneurship course?

Studying our Certificate in Practical Entrepreneurship will provide you with the principles of supply chain management, financial control and future growth planning. You'll also learn about

  • How to create and maintain a professional network
  • Making a detailed business model for an idea
  • Undertaking competitor analysis for a business
  • Identifying the resources required
  • And much more. 

All of this will help you develop excellent entrepreneurial skills.

What qualification will you get?

iCQ Level 3 Certificate in Practical Entrepreneurship (RQF) is the name of the qualification that you’ll receive after finishing  the course. It’s listed on the RQF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: (601/5412/3) and is nationally recognised. 15 credits have been assigned to this home study course.

What can I progress onto after the Certificate in Practical Entrepreneurship (RQF) Level 3 course?

There are many more qualifications that might be appropriate for you, depending on your career goals and the sector you work in. The following distance learning courses are examples you may wish to undertake:

What are my future employment possibilities?

This training and qualification is suitable for you if you are planning to start your own business in any sector and become an entrepreneur in the fullest sense. The Certificate in Practical Entrepreneurship (RQF) is also suitable if you wish to carve out a career in industry because entrepreneurial spirit is a mindset which is highly valued in progressive companies.

Relevant higher level job roles include but are not restricted to:

  • Managers and Senior Managers
  • Project management
  • Product Development
  • Business Innovation

There are lots of employers out there who highly value entrepreneurial skills highly. Entrepreneurial skills are becoming more necessary to thrive in more senior job roles. This entrepreneurship course will allow you to develop a new skill set.  You’ll learn new ways of thinking that will enable you to progress in your existing job role.

Great news! If you study this “how to become an entrepreneur” course then you have the option to either fund the course yourself privately, or we are able to offer you the course funded using a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan. Please click the “fees tab” for more information on how you can fund your course.

Are you ready to change your life?

If you are ready to take the next step click on the "ENROL" button below or request a callback from one of our careers advisors for more information


* There’s 25% OFF all courses, we’ve added another 20% giving you up to 40% OFF – Offer ends midnight Monday 30th April.

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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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Cashback: £100.00
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Stonebridge Associated Colleges Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Consumer Credit License: 673930).

If you opt to study via the paper based method there is an additional postage charge which will be highlighted during the checkout. (Royal Mail First Class = £10 per course or Royal Mail Second Class = £5 per course).

Is there government funding available for doing this course?

Yes, there is Government funding available for doing this course...

You can choose to fund this course privately, yourself, or you could get a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan. Stonebridge has partnered with Dimensions Training Solutions, who are accountable to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and Ofsted, to provide this course with Government backed funding. Through Dimensions Training Solutions, you can access your 19+ Advanced Learner Loan, if you meet the criteria. The two main conditions are:

  • You need to be aged 19 or over
  • You need to be a UK citizen.

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Would a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan make any difference to my course?

Yes, when you study using this kind of funding, "Dimensions Training Solutions" deliver your course and it does offer considerably more than the same one without the 19+ funding loan.

Enhanced course content

Six Employability and Independent Learning Skills (EILS) modules are embedded in the content of your course: Maths, English, Digital Life Skills, Confidence, Resilience and Meeting Deadlines.

You can choose to study a further four: Workplace Ready, Initiative, Teamwork and Problem Solving. These are all designed to boost your personal skill level and help your career progression.

Additional personal support

A Student Support Officer (SSO) will be assigned to you, so you have a single point of contact throughout your course to support you with any admin issues.

Dimensions Training Solutions regularly update the SFA with details of study hours, and evidence of learning, in order to responsibly account for your course funding.

You will have an Individual Learning Plan with a set "finish date" and your SSO is there to encourage and help you stay on course. This is in addition to your Assessor, who assesses your work and provides personal constructive feedback.

The difference between courses funded by 19+ loan and privately funded courses when you enrol from the Stonebridge website
Features Course funded
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Learner Loan
Course funded Privately
Personal Student Support Officer assigned to you
Personal Assessor Support assigned to you
Automatic embedding of 6 key Employability and Independent Learning Skills (EILS) in course
10 EILS available
Course delivered by Dimensions Training Solutions
Course delivered by Stonebridge Associated Colleges
Individual Learning Plan with a set "finish date"
Flexible deadline to finish your course
Online study delivery
Postal study delivery
Payment in full or in instalments while you study
Eligibility requirement for loan
Only a registration fee to pay until course is finished and you earn over £21,000 pa.

Selected courses on the Stonebridge website funded by 19+ Advanced Learner Loans are delivered by Dimensions Training Solutions

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