BSUA1 – VTCT (Skillsfirst) Level 1 Award in Principles of Business Start-up (RQF)
The Level 1 Award in Principles of Business Start-up (RQF) is designed for those of you who are considering starting your own business and need the basic knowledge, skills and understanding to progress your business start-up idea from paper into reality.
This qualification will help you understand the vital rules for ensuring your business start-up is successful and covers a range of relevant topics such as:
- business planning
- tax considerations
- marketing a product
- understanding the sales cycle
It will also provide you with an action plan to carry out the steps needed to start up your business successfully. You will also be signposted where to seek advice and guidance on business development and financial support.
On completion of this qualification you could add value to your skillset by taking the:
- Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF) and, or the
- Level 1 Award in Computerised Payroll for Business (RQF)
If you feel that you already have experience in this area you could look to undertake a Skillsfirst qualification in Team Leading or Management.
This qualification is fully supported by several training providers and Business Partnership Groups. For a list of providers in your area please contact our customer services team.
All 9 credits from Group M must be achieved to gain the qualification.
Minimum Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 55
Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 90
|Qualification number||Qualification reference|
Group M – mandatory units
|Unit title||Credit value|
|M/507/3027||BSU1||Principles of planning for a new business||3|
|T/507/3028||BSU2||Principles of managing money in a business environment||3|
|K/507/3026||BSU3||Principles of promoting sales in a new business||3|
To find out more about our registration/certification fees, contact our customer services team on
0121 270 5100 or email us