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Key Facts

Level:
Level 2
Subject Sector:
14.2 Preparation for Work
Credits:
9
Qualification No:
603/6545/6
GLH:
72 hours
Total qualification time:
90 hours
Price:
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Age Range:
16-18 & 19+

Qualification purpose

Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    The objective of Gateway Qualifications’ qualifications in Preparing for Self-Employment is to make learners aware of the self-employment opportunities available to them, the skills and behaviours needed to be successful, the practicalities of being self-employed and the support available to them. Learners will also consider sources of income and types of expenditure, and associated record-keeping.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must complete the mandatory unit from the Mandatory Group (M), totalling 3 credits. In addition, they must complete a minimum of 6 credits from Group O1 (Optional units - Preparing for Self-Employment).


    Units

    Mandatory

    3 credits must be completed from this group

    Introduction to Self-Employment

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/617/4100
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    Optional Units: Preparing for Self-Employment

    A minimum of 6 credits must be completed from this group.

    Creating Business Web-pages

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    K/505/2466
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    Customer service skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/617/4077
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    Digital Marketing

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/618/3705
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    Understanding Online Business Activities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    32
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    H/505/2482
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    Website Design and Development

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    F/617/6818
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    The aim of this Award is to help learners understand how to become self-employed, the support available and the challenges involved. They will consider the advantages and disadvantages of self-employment; potential sources and levels of income and expenditure as well as the specific responsibilities of a self-employed person.


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of the core areas of self-employment and an introduction to the skills required in the digital world.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    There are no entry requirements

    Funding information

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