Know about self-employment opportunities in a given sector.
Before assessment begins the learner needs to select a given sector. The learner will discuss this with the tutor. The examples given below are a small sample of possible sectors. The learner can choose a sector not shown below.
Possible sectors include construction, health and social care, sales and marketing, hair and beauty, sport and fitness, hospitality, home working.
Products may include beauty products, household equipment.
Services may include plumbing, painting and decorating, electrical, care of the elderly, child care, door-to-door sales, hair styling, personal trainer, catering, telephone marketing.
Working patterns may include working hours, number of days in the week, holiday time, out-of-hours.
Skills: planning and organisational skills, handling money and recording income and expenditure, ability to work well with others, ability to work without supervision.
Behaviours may include self discipline, patience.
Describe different types of products or services that are offered by self-employed people in a given sector.
Describe the working patterns of self-employed people in a given sector.
Describe the skills and behaviours that are needed to be effective as a self-employed person in a given sector.