Training & Development plus Business Start-Up Level 3

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Level 3


360 Hours

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life. You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

Training and Development Diploma PLUS Business Start-up for Today's Entrepreneur. This course provides the ability to learn one of almost 30 subject area streams, including health and safety titles, customer service, sales, every child matters titles and disability awareness.

Whether you are new to the industry, have previous experience or maybe even thinking about setting up your own business offering training solutions, you will find this course both of benefit and rewarding. This flexible learning programme is unique. It has been created to facilitate self directed study of the underpinning knowledge required to deliver effective training courses and is a good foundation for those people wishing to progress to higher level qualifications in the disciplines of teaching and education. Indeed, the course syllabus has been prepared to complement and underpin the new qualifications within the Teacher Qualifications Framework and in particular PTLLS Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, which is a mandatory unit CTLLS - Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

The course covers five topic areas which you will work through independently via self-directed study, with the support of a tutor. This course provides the knowledge that will enable you to understand your own role and responsibilities, recognise different learning styles and adapting your training accordingly, plan and prepare to deliver effective training, understand the importance of effective communication and check that your training has been effective.

To gain your Diploma you will need to complete a final practical assignment which is to prepare and deliver training programmes (using your chosen seminar resource) on two separate occasions to a minimum group size of six attendees. Your groups may include work colleagues, friends, family, Private Clubs, Associations, Charities etc. Your chosen Seminar programme is included within this package and selected from the list below. When selecting your chosen Seminar Title, you can be assured that you will receive all the necessary tools required to deliver an effective training session.

Please choose one of the subjects below and enter your seminar subject in the modules box at checkout:
  • Customer Service
  • Dementia
  • Disability Awareness
  • Drugs Awareness
  • Effective Meetings
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Food Hygiene Awareness
  • Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
  • Handling Violence and Aggression
  • Health and Safety
  • Infection Control
  • Medication
  • Mental Health
  • Moving and Handling Objects
  • Moving and Handling People
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Personal Safety
  • Project Management
  • Protection of Vulnerable Adults
  • Risk Assessment
  • Sales Skills
  • Team Leading
  • Foundation Certificate for Careworkers
  • Business Start-Up

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The Seminar Trainer Pack includes: Full Trainer instructions, Appropriate detailed Lesson Plans, Handouts, Activities, Useful reading, lists/websites/Legislative guidance as applicable, Registration Forms Pre Course/Evaluation Doc, Full PowerPoint presentation, Certificates of attendance, Marketing material, Un-locked CDROM containing all files.

We are offering students the opportunity to purchase the Business Start-up for Today's Entrepreneur when ordering selected courses. You will receive the full course material which will provide advice and guidance on how to set up your own business in any field, plus tutor support and certification.

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.


The Training and Development Diploma NCFE Level 3 is assessed by completion of a series of tutor marked activities that are designed to develop and reinforce your understanding of the key principles and concepts and how to apply these to your training. Please also remember to gain your Diploma, you will need to complete a final practical assignment which is to prepare and deliver training programmes on two separate occasions. Please choose this seminar from the list below, of which you must have prior knowledge. This will be assessed through your reflective journal in your portfolio and through assessment of the evaluations received from your seminar. Remember you are studying the Training and Development Diploma and not the topic from your chosen seminar.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan. The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Pay in full:
To purchase this course in a one off full payment, it will cost you:

Pay by Instalments:
Initial Deposit payable today: 420
Followed by 4 monthly payments of: 103.50
Total payable: 834

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Delivery costs are as follows:
UK - Free Delivery
Europe - 40.00
Rest of the World - 65.00
Payment of delivery charges will be required before dispatch of your course.

  • Training and Development Diploma
  • Module 1: Understanding your Role
  • Module 2:How Adults Learn and Learning Styles
  • Module 3:Planning and Designing Training
  • Module 4:Delivering Training and Presentation Techniques
  • Module 5:Evaluating Training Programmes

  • Business Start-Up Course
  • Module 1:Idea to reality, why set up in the first place
  • Module 2:Market Research, what do you need to know?
  • Module 3:Business Legalities for the Entrepreneur
  • Module 4:Business Planning
  • Module 5:Customer Service
  • Module 6:Working with a Team
  • Module 7:Managing Operations
  • Module 8:Writing a Business Plan
Awarding Organisation

This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by NCC Resources Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual's Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.


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