The Level 6 Award in Creating and Starting a Business is for those who wish to apply enterprising behaviours, skills and attributes to the exploitation of a business opportunity with the support of a business plan.
The qualification builds on existing business ideas that have been created and validated as achievable through the exploitation phase within the overall entrepreneurial process through selecting, developing and applying a structured business plan to a sound business idea.
For existing centres who would like to apply to deliver this qualification simply click here
For organisations wanting to apply to join the approved delivery network to offer this qualification simply click here
|Qualification Reference Number||601/6307/0|
|Credit Value||7 credits|
|Guided Learning (Hours)||30 hours|
|Total Qualification Time (Hours)||70 hours|
|Duration||Completion within 2 years|
|Structure||1 mandatory unit|
There are no formal entry requirements however, in order to benefit from undertaking the qualification, learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements.
|First Date for Registrations||June 1, 2015|
|Last Date for Starts||November 30, 2019|
|Delivery Staff Requirements||
There is no requirement for Delivery/Assessment or Internal Quality Assurance staff to hold the Assessment or Internal Quality Assurance qualification.
It is recommended that, as best practice, staff should be working towards these or already achieved the appropriate qualification.
If the centre decides to use none qualified tutors/trainers/line managers for the delivery or quality assurance of a qualification, staff members must demonstrate their knowledge and understanding and skills within the delivery, assessment and quality assurance of programmes of learning.
This can be done through the completion of one the following documents dependent on the role the individual will be undertaking:
If you wish to access public funding for the delivery of qualifications, please refer to your funding agency for delivery staff qualification requirements.
|IOEE Studying Membership Eligible||Yes|
|SFEDI Directory Eligible||No|
|Registration Fee for Centres (excl. VAT)||£90.00|
An initial assessment will be carried out with you by your learning provider where any individual learning needs you may have will be reviewed and appropriate support put in place
Below you will find the unit specification for the qualification setting out both the structure of the qualification and also the content of the units contained
For additional guides that will support the delivery of the qualification click here