Have you ever thought about being your own boss and starting your own business? Not sure if you would prefer to work for yourself or for someone else? Our self-employment training helps you decide what style of employment might best suit you.

Deciding whether to work for yourself or for someone else can be a big decision. There are benefits and downsides to both. Our training will give you the information you need to make the best decision for you and your family.

What do you get on our self-employment training programme?

Our programmes include a range of:

  • Free personal development
  • CV writing
  • Work skills, training, self-employment training.

I have such a long way to go but I’ve also come a very long way. Sometimes we need to remind ourselves of what we have overcome and use that as fuel to achieve a lot more. So, I guess the moral of the story is don’t let being a single parent be your weakness, turn it into your superpower.

Single mum Sacha on her decision to become self-employed

Interested in joining a self-employment training course?

This course is currently only available in the Northwest. Please fill out the form below to let us know you are interested in taking part, or call the team directly on +44 (0) 161 636 7540.

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