Course Description

Advanced Diploma in Business Starting Up - Level 3

Advanced Diploma in Business Starting Up - Level 3 is a course run by South London College, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 16 Guided Learning Hours. Advanced Diploma in Business Starting Up - Level 3 gives a Course Qualification of Level 3 Certificate. For more information about Advanced Diploma in Business Starting Up - Level 3 at South London College, please review the details below.

Advanced Diploma in Business Starting Up – Level 3

Here is a wonderful opportunity for you to turn your passion into an established business in animal care. This course has been developed to help you set up your own business in animal care by guiding you on everything you need to know about business start-up and animal care. All you need to take this Ofqual regulated course in Advanced Diploma in Business Start-up – Level 3 is a recognised qualification at Level 2 or above in any related disciple.

This comprehensive course, with over 9 modules and 16 guided learning hours, will brief you on the animal care industry as a whole and its importance in the modern world. You will be taught on the duties and responsibilities of animal care to plan your business start-up activities around it. This course will also offer insight into target market, venue selection, market plan strategies and many more that are important for a successful business start-up.

The course curriculum also includes topics that touch on the financial arrangements to get your business off the ground. The other modules will go onto instruct you on how to build a reliable business that could easily gain the trust of the customers and to launch your business both online and offline to attract potential customers. By the time you are done with this course, you will have an outstanding knowledge on how to start-up a business, not only in animal care, but also in related industries.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales.

Course Curriculum
1: Introduction To Animal Care Business
2: Identify Your Market
3: Financial Arrangement For Your Business Concept
4: Business Planning
5: Market Research For Your Business
6: Setting Up Your Business
7: Running Your Business
8: Setting Up Your Business Plan
9: Planning A Successful Business Launch

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

Individuals considering changing their career and want to explore new opportunities
Individuals who are animal lovers and have long wanted to start their own business
Pet carer, pet sitting services, pet groomers
Anyone who has a deep interest in animal care and business.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

This online course will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Other benefits

Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
Save time and money on travel
Learn at your convenience and leisure
Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

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Training ProviderSouth London College
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 3 Certificate
Course Duration16 Guided Learning Hours
Course Fee149
Entry RequirementsLearners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Carear PathOnce you successfully completed the Advanced Diploma in Business Starting Up Level 3 you can have a career in animal care and business. If you are interested in working in animal shelters, fostering animals or volunteering with animals, this certification will give you a starting point to further your career path. Animal care workers who are in pursuit of a promotion will also find this course highly useful. Pet Care Pro Pet Care Associate Pet Care Attendant Pet Care Specialist Others jobs you can get Pet Sitter Pet Groomer Dog Walker Pet Care Assistant
Phone+44 203 884 3001
Course CodeQLS-03614
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35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC4M 7JN

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