Starting Online Business Course (Level 1)
Course Level Level 1
Awarding Body ABC Awards
Study Method Online Learning
Course Duration 80 hrs
Entry Requirements There are no particular entry requirements
Start Date Ongoing
Pay in Full
Get £ 41.00 Discount when you pay in full.
Discounted Fee: £ 99
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Pay in Instalments
£ 20 Deposit & 12 payments of £ 10 / Month
Total Fee: £ 140
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Starting a Small Buisness Course

The Internet has revolutionised the way the world does business like nothing else in recorded history.  It is now perfectly possible for anyone with vision, commitment and ambitiousness to bring their business dreams to life online.  Starting an online business from scratch has never been quicker, simpler or more affordable.  Nevertheless, it is important to understand the mechanics and core elements of the successful web business, before going ahead and putting a plan into action.

This incredible staring a small business course from Oxford Home Study College will guide you through the process of setting up and running your very own online business.  With no experience or technological background required, our introductory course for starting a small online business explores a range of essential theoretical and practical business basics.  There are no deadlines or time limitations to worry about and the course is accredited and is 100% online.

Over the course of three detailed units, you will be introduced to a number of important topics, including identifying business opportunities, the key benefits of starting an online business, how to successfully market your business venture and the basics of website development.  

Upon completion, you will get an accredited and recognised ABC Awards certificate to enhance your CV and employment prospects.

Course Content - Starting a Small Business Course

This starting a small online business course consists of the following three units:

Unit 1 – The Benefits of Online Business

The introductory unit focuses on the recent history of the online business, exploring the endless advantages of building and operating your own web enterprise. Unit 1 also introduces candidates to the identification and exploration of available business opportunities, along with the importance of considering competition, target audiences and more.

Unit 2 – Creating a Business Plan

Course Unit 2 turns attention to the creation of professional business plans – an essential element in the founding and developing of any online business. Key subtopics introduced include essential marketing strategies, gathering business resources, creating and implementing marketing plans, making accurate financial projections and an exploration of crowd funding.

Unit 3 – Building your Online Business

In the third and final unit, course content focuses on the fundamentals of building and developing a strong Internet presence.  Candidates are introduced to the most important elements in the website creation process, an overview of e-commerce, the importance of reaching out to mobile markets and the basics of contemporary web marketing.

Payment Options

Paying in Instalments: £140 (Interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £20

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £10

Pay in Full: (£41 Discount) £99



Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Oxford Home Study College (OHSC) has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.  The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 1 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by OHSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.   ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government.  They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF).  It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.   As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.