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ABE Level 3 Certificate in Business Start-up

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Boost your knowledge and learn how to set up your own business, from home!

  • Learn how to create a robust business plan and start your own business.
  • Develop the knowledge and confidence required to run a successful business.
  • Gain an insight into how to research, plan and budget in order to reduce risks and ensure growth.
  • Understand how to develop a marketing approach that helps you to position your product/service effectively.

Course overview

This course is accredited by the Association of Business Executives (ABE) who provide internationally recognised qualifications and a worldwide professional association for business executives.

As well as providing an excellent foundation on knowledge in business start-up, this level 3 course is ideal for:

• Students who want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification in business start-up.
• Those who want to go on to further vocational training and develop their skills further.
• Those aspiring to start up their own business and work for themselves

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 360 hours.

Course Outcome

Level 3 Certificate in Business Start-Up awarded by ABE (The Association of Business Executives).

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Formative and summative assessments.

Course content

RQF Number: 603/0048/6

Extra info


The qualification will be assessed by a combination of formative and summative assessments.
You will complete a formative assignment for each of the first five elements, which will then contribute to the final summative assessment for Element 6 which will form a business plan.
The final summative assignment will be submitted to ABE once complete. ABE will set the assignments, including the provision of templates which you can choose to use to complete your assignment if you wish.

Course Duration

This course will take approximately 360 hours to complete. Students will receive one year to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work, it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or sent to you via email, so receiving your materials is easy. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course you will receive a Level 3 Certificate in Business Start-Up awarded by ABE (The Association of Business Executives). This qualification is recognised by the UK government’s official qualifications regulatory authority for England, Ofqual.


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