CALAT Croydon Adult Learning and Training

Free Business start up course

Course start date / duration / location:

14 September 2022 – 11 weeks – 18:30 – 20:30 – Online

We will also be running this course in January and April 2023

Who is this course for?

Anyone considering starting their own business. Those who wish to learn more about setting up a business and what is involved.

What will I learn on the course?

  • Start-up costs
  • Your USP
  • Researching the market
  • Preparing a business plan
  • Calculating costs and pricing
  • Cashflow
  • Record keeping
  • Promoting your product or service
  • Legal requirements
  • How to structure your business

Progression opportunities:

You’ll be able to put your business plan into action and open your own business!

Course entry requirements:

This is an online course so you will need a computer or laptop with a camera and internet connection. You will need to be able to word process work to submit to the tutor.

There will also be some self-directed homework.


This is a free course.

Joining instructions:

For further information about this course, please contact Elaine Short – or go here to enrol.