The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Set Up a New Business (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed for all vocational areas of study including hairdressing and barbering, beauty therapy, complementary therapies, sport and active leisure and hospitality and catering.

This blended learning qualification is made up of seven mandatory units that would be relevant to you when starting up a new business. They include; an understanding of the type of challenges and risks that you may face, personal qualities and abilities, planning, building relationships, marketing and selling, negotiating deals and the all important business finance.


The units are:


Understanding the challenges and risks of running a new business

Personal skills and abilities to run own business

Understand how to plan for a new business

Understanding business relationships in a new business

Principles of marketing and selling in a new business

Understanding finance in a business context

Understanding negotiation of deals in a new business


On top of studying these units - you will have access to a business mentor during the course to work the around your employment needs.


Times: Flexible
Duration : 3 Tutorials and Online Study 

Preparing to Set Up a New Business L3 Cert VTCT

SKU: AG30427
  • This course is ideal for those start-ups, new businesses or those therapists who need help to get to grips with the admin side of their business.  The course gives you access to an experienced mentor who will help you understand your business, work with you to move your business forward whilst your are studying for a qualification


    This course is delivered as a blended learning package consisting of 3 advice and guidance tutorials with your business mentor and tutor and online study and assignment based assessments.  Email and Online Tutor support throughout out the course.


    If you wish for the tutorials to take place at your premises (travel costs may be incurred) please ask for details. 

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 ​"Thank you for being a fantastic tutor and giving me the support I have needed. You have been an inspiration to me"

                          Elaine - Level 3 Beauty Therapy

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Wiltshire, UK

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