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Planning To Succeed (Skills Course)

My Distance Learning College


This course looks at the characteristics of a Business Plan, Market Research and Finance.

    This course covers topics such as:

    • Profile of a successful entrepreneur
    • Assessing Yourself
    • A Personal Profile
    • Brainstorming
    • Project Planning
    • What is a Business Plan?
    • Writing a Business Plan
    • Linking the Sections of a Business Plan
    • The Legal Status of a Business
    • Business Names
    • Tax
    • VAT
    • National Insurance Contributions
    • Insurance
    • Premises
    • Books and Accounts
    • Self-assessment


    On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

    Planning To Succeed (Skills Course) Certificate

    Planning To Succeed (Skills Course) Certificate issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Cert after your name.

    NCFE Level 1 Planning To Succeed (Skills Course) Award

    This Course leads to an NCFE Level 1 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 1 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the program at level 1, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 1 national qualification.

    This award has been designed by My Distance Learning College to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning program has been scrutinized and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.


    After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9467
cost $112.00
estimated time to
complete course
20 Hours
course materials
365 Days