This intensive 2 day course, delivered by experts in the field, will provide you with all the information and practical tools to establish an early years business (preschool, nursery, afterschool).

Have you ever thought of setting up your own business? Self-motivation, creativity, perseverance, resilience, problem solving skills, good organisational ability, business acumen and a well researched idea are vitally important for all successful entrepreneurs. Self-employment may include working as a sole trader in a partnership, franchise or as a limited company.

Course Contents

  1. Market Research (demand/supply)
  2. Types of service: choosing a model
  3. Legal structures
  4. Developing a business plan
  5. Funding your business
  6. Planning and Building
  7. Government funding schemes
  8. Legal requirements (The Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016
  9. Health and Safety
  10. Staffing and Management
  11. Policies & Procedures

On completion of this course participants will have comprehensive knowledge to help them make informed decisions about their business idea as well as a full pack of tools/materials to get started.

Course Duration and Delivery

Inservice Training Public Training This is a 2 day course when delivered as Inservice Training or Public Training Event.