Start Up Step Up London

Start Up Step Up is supported by the Mayor of London.
London Business Hub's Start Up Step Up is part funded by the European Social.

Do you have a business idea that you would like to pursue to become self-employed? Are you a London based SME looking to upskill key staff?

The Start Up Step Up London programme delivered by Capital City College Training in partnership with visionnaires, part of the Capital City College Group, can support you as follows:

Start Up provides a carefully structured programme which will help provide you with the opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions that will give you the tools to bring your business to life. Workshops cover subjects such as:

  • Bringing Your Idea to Life
  • Business Plan Development
  • Keeping It Legal
  • Branding, Marketing & Sales
  • Digital Skills
  • Managing Your Finances

The programme provides access for six months to:

  • A Business Mentor and Entrepreneurial Coach.

Step Up London provides training and qualifications for SME’s to help you or a team member learn and grow.

L3 Units delivered via online evening sessions with a tutor including:

  • Principles of Business, Develop Relationships, Procurement.

Training includes:

  • Functional Skills Maths and English where required.
  • Digital skills.
  • A Business Mentor and Entrepreneurial Coach.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Proof of address- candidate must live in London borough
  • Aged 18 plus
  • Acceptable Right to Work Document (i.e. Birth Certificate, Passport and Residence Permit)
  • If employed must be working 7 hours per week minimum hours (we can consider candidates on zero hour contracts so long as proof of income within the last 7 days) – EMPLOYMENT MUST BE WITH A SME
  • If self-employed must provide evidence of sole trader registration or company registration from HMRC
  • If unemployed must provide DWP/JCP or Careers Service letter of proof

Information sessions

We are running online information sessions about Start Up Step Up London on the following dates:

  • Monday 24 January 2022.
  • Monday 21 February 2022.

To register for the information sessions about the programme click here.

Apply now

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