Self-employment, small business courses and creative careers 

Turn a passion into profit with our range of courses aimed to help you start your own business and run it successfully.  Find freedom in being your own boss and get the knowledge you need to start out on your own. 

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What you need to know as a small business owner

We offer marketing courses for small businesses, courses to help you balance the books and to get your own company started.  

Creative courses

Turn your hand to something creative by learning a skill that can lead to self-employment or work in a small business.   

We run courses in sewing, dressmaking and garment making. We also run courses in nail service, hair and beauty. Our creative crafts awards can also lead to paid work. 

Challenges and opportunities

We鈥檒l help you understand the challenges and opportunities of freelancing or how you can apply your skills to get a job in a small business. From taster courses to full qualifications, there is something for everybody. 

Grow your interest into a business and make the most of your opportunities. 

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Start Your Own Small Business (Multiply Norfolk)

THIS IS A FREE 'MULTIPLY' COURSE FOR NORFOLK RESIDENTS ONLY Starting your small business is an introductory course for anyone who is considering setting up a small or micro-business or is considering self-employment as a career option. If you are looking at this course because you are considering working for yourself in some capacity, you will find lots of interesting information. If you have a small business in mind or want to become self-employed, this course will answer your initial questions and help you to focus on the most important aspects of this ambitious and exciting endeavour. Some activities ask you to think about a business you are planning to start, but if you do not have a business in mind, you can consider any potential business for the exercises.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 17/06/2024 -
Tue 25/06/2024
Times:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Chris George
Course code:
Q00013004
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Level 2 Sewing into Business Progression - The Mosses Centre, Bury

Discover the art of precision and creativity in our Sewing for Business progression Course. Expand on the fundamentals of machine sewing, mastering essential techniques, and creating a garment of your choice. You'll gain hands-on experience and the confidence to bring your design ideas to life. Learners will be taught how to make specific garments, as well as master more skilled techniques, such as sewing concealed zips into garments and more complex stitching. Join us for a transformative learning experience that blends craftsmanship with entrepreneurial acumen, equipping you for success in the world of sewing and business.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 08/07/2024 -
Mon 29/07/2024
Times:
9:00am - 3:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Mosses Community Centre (Bury)
Cecil Street
Bury
BL9 0SB
Tutor:
Nasim Younis
Course code:
Q00015425
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
6 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢75.00

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Level 2 Sewing into Business Progression - Rochdale Training Centre, Rochdale

Discover the art of precision and creativity in our Sewing for Business progression Course. Expand on the fundamentals of machine sewing, mastering essential techniques, and creating a garment of your choice. You'll gain hands-on experience and the confidence to bring your design ideas to life. Learners will be taught how to make specific garments, as well as master more skilled techniques, such as sewing concealed zips into garments and more complex stitching. Join us for a transformative learning experience that blends craftsmanship with entrepreneurial acumen, equipping you for success in the world of sewing and business.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 07/06/2024 -
Fri 28/06/2024
Times:
10:00am - 4:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Rochdale Training
Fishwick Street
Rochdale
OL16 5NA
Tutor:
Nasim Younis
Course code:
Q00015446
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
4 places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to 拢75.00

L2 Sewing into Business Progression 鈥 St Johns Centre, Trafford

Discover the art of precision and creativity in our Sewing for Business progression Course. Expand on the fundamentals of machine sewing, mastering essential techniques, and creating a garment of your choice. You'll gain hands-on experience and the confidence to bring your design ideas to life. Learners will be taught how to make specific garments, as well as master more skilled techniques, such as sewing concealed zips into garments and more complex stitching. Join us for a transformative learning experience that blends craftsmanship with entrepreneurial acumen, equipping you for success in the world of sewing and business.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 12/06/2024 -
Wed 17/07/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
10 sessions
Location:
St Johns Centre (Manchester)
St Johns Road
Old Trafford
Manchester
M16 7GX
Tutor:
Nasim Younis
Course code:
Q00015412
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
7 places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to 拢75.00