Starting a Business
GTi Guide To Starting Your Own Business
This course has been developed for beauty and holistic therapists and nail technicians who are wanting to start their own business, whether it be home-based, mobile or in a salon.
This course covers all the essential information which you will need to know when setting up in business including an overview of the different types of beauty businesses and modules on business accountancy and administration.
The course has been written by leading industry experts and contains voiceovers 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 Your Own Business.
This course comprises the following modules which must be undertaken in the following order in order to complete the course.
Order Code Name
1 SB001 Introduction
2 SB002 Motivation
3 SB003 Planning Your Business
4 SB004 Types of Businesses
5 SB005 Buying an Existing Business
6 SB006 Business Accountancy
7 SB007 Business Administration
8 SB008 Support For Your Business
How do I enrol on the course?
You can enrol on the course either by clicking “add to cart” or contact myself, Andrea, on 07500334432. Payment can be made via Paypal, card, cash or Bank Transfer. Payment plans also available on request.
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?
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. I am also available to help and support both during and after your training.
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.