Level 3 Diploma in Small Business and Social Enterprise Start-up

Level 3 Diploma in Small Business and Social Enterprise Start-up

Course Code: A299 Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Part Time Location: Farnborough Campus


About the course

We are pleased to be promoting this new course. If you are interested in studying it, please apply or register your interest so that the College can gauge how many people are interested in it. New courses are subject to there being enough people wanting to study them for them to be launched so please don't delay in applying.

Are you a budding entrepreneur keen to start your own business? Or perhaps you are already working in the sector but want to build on your knowledge and skills.  

The ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Small Business and Social Enterprise Start-up has been designed for those who wish to progress to a business or management degree and may not have the traditional entry qualifications usually required.


Who is this programme for?

This ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Small Business and Social Enterprise Start-up is suitable for the following learners: 

  • Ambitious learners who have already started their business 
  • Those who want to start a small business and social enterprise 
  • Individuals who have the enthusiasm to gain the qualification 


What will I study?

  • Learn about the principles and practices of market research 
  • Understand the key concepts and principles of business and financial planning 
  • Familiar yourself with quality assurance 
  • Assess the completed example of presenting a business plan 
  • Evaluate running and monitoring a small enterprise Start-up 
  • Understand how to review the performance of an enterprise start-up  


Tuition £1987

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

What modules are covered?

  • Unit 1: Market Research 
  • Unit 2: Business and Financial Planning 
  • Unit 3: Quality Assurance 
  • Unit 4: Presenting a Business Plan 
  • Unit 5: Running and Monitoring A Small Enterprise Start-up 
  • Unit 6: Reviewing Performance of an Enterprise Start-up 
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Your future

What Next?

On successful competition of this course, you could go onto a broad range of promising career opportunities (subject to requirements), such as: 

  • Business Manager 
  • Social Enthusiast 
  • Management Accountant 
  • Business Analyst 
  • Lead Business change analyst 
  • Finance manager 
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Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you will need to have an appropriate standard of English, Maths and IT. 

How will I be assessed?

The completion of a few short assignments constitutes assessment tasks. You must demonstrate general reading and provide references in your work. 

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Course Enquiry

Please contact us through the form below. After submitting a form we will contact you as soon as possible. We will delete your information one month after the beginning of the next academic year.

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Start Dates

Start Date Mode Day(s) Time Duration
11/09/2023 Part Time TBC TBC 1 Years
Start Date 11/09/2023
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Duration 1 Years
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