• Starting and Marketing Your Business (Online Course)

Course Summary

This course has been developed for beauty and holistic therapists and nail technicians who wish to start their own business whether from home, mobile or in a salon.

The course covers all the essentials of starting up your own business as well as a guide to marketing the business.

The course has been written by leading industry experts and includes voice-overs and images as well as online examinations to guarantee you get the best learning experience. All modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available. Once you have completed the course, you will receive a downloadable manual of all the information from the course as well as a GTi certificate in Starting and Marketing Your Business.

Course Name: Starting and Marketing Your Business (Online Course)

Cost: £75.00

Qualification: GTi Award
(All modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available. On completion of the course, successful students will receive a GTi certificate in Health & Safety.)

Course Accreditation: Guild of Beauty Therapists

Pre-requisites: None.

Course Type: Theory Only. No practical Requirement.

Theory Hours: 14 hours completed at your own pace.

Practical hours: None

Examination: GTi online examinations

CPD Points: 14

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enrol on the course?

You enrol on the course by purchasing the course through our website, the course fee is £75.00 (incl. VAT).

How soon after enrolling can I start the course?

Once you have enrolled on the course and paid the course fee, you will have immediate access to the online course modules which means you can start learning straight away.

How long will it take me to complete the course?

The time it takes to complete the course will depend on how quickly you learn as an individual, and also on the number of hours per day you spend on it.

Is there a time limit for completing the course?

No.

Is the course accredited?

The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists for membership and insurance.

What content is covered in the course?

This course comprises the following modules which must be undertaken in the following order in order to complete the course.

OrderCodeName
1SM001Introduction
2SM002Motivation
3SM003Planning your business
4SM004Types of business
5SM005Buying an existing business
6SM006Business accountancy
7SM007Marketing
8SM008Pricing
9SM009Product
10SM010Place
11SM011Promotion
12SM012Advertising
13SM013Social Media
14SM014Business Administration
15SM015Support for your business

How do I enrol on the course?

You can purchase the course by adding it to your basket and paying via the online checkout process. You will be enrolled once we have received payment and your details.

How soon after enrolling can I start the course?

Once you have enrolled on the course and paid the course fee, you will have immediate access to the online course modules which means you can start learning straight away.

How long will it take me to complete the course?

The time it takes to complete the course will depend on how quickly you learn as an individual, and also on the number of hours per day you spend on it.

Is there a time limit for completing the course?

No.

Is the course accredited?

The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists for membership and insurance.

Is the course accredited for Continuing Professional Development - CPD?

Yes. The course is accredited for Continuing Professional Development by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists.

What support is available to me whilst doing the course?

All GTi courses have access to integrated email support from fully qualified therapists and tutors.

What if I am dyslexic?

Each course module includes an audio soundtrack of the course material which is ideal for students who are dyslexic.

Do I need anything special on my computer?

You will need to have a modern web browser and speakers or headphones. Please note that the GTi course modules do not currently run on some mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads and are not compatible with Google Chrome browsers. Please feel free to run our free trial module to check if the course will run on your computer.

How will the course be marked?

Following each course module you will take an online examination which requires a pass rate of around 70%.

Am I allowed to refer to text books or notes during the examination?

No. You are expected to complete online tests under exam conditions without referring to any notes, text books or online help.

What if I fail a module?

If you fail a module you have the ability to re-take the examination twice. If you fail the module you will be contacted by the tutor who will offer support before making a final attempt.

Do I need to complete any paperwork?

No. All examinations are completed online and a record of your marks is displayed in your login area.

What will I receive when I complete the course?

You will receive a GTi certificate which will be mailed to you on successful completion of the course.

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Starting and Marketing Your Business (Online Course)

An essential for all professional therapists

  • £75.00


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