Start Your Own Business QQI Level 5

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New for Spring 2019.

€225.00* (€168.00 Social Welfare/OAP).

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to compile a business plan to enable the learner to start their own business.

Night: Monday

Times: 18:30 to 21:30

Duration: 12 Weeks

Starting: Monday, 11 February 2019

Cost: €225.00 *incl. online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for Mallow College day students.

QQI Certification fee of €20 is included in course fee.


QQI 5N1418 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore the legal requirements and regulations pertaining to starting a variety of business structures.
  • Analyse the personal, functional and business factors that contribute to business success.
  • Research the relevant sources of business start-up information and support available to entrepreneur.
  • Examine the market for new product or service niches and assess the potential strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the business 6 Explain the role and function of a realistic and coherent business plan.
  • Design a product or service to be provided by the business.
  • Construct a business plan.


€15 discount when you enrol online, or 30% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 40% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.


Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2019 will take place at on Monday 14th January, 2019 from 7 to 8pm at Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

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