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Exploring Enterprise Programme

The Exploring Enterprise Programme is a pre-start programme which will support activities to extend the employment opportunities of unemployed, long-term unemployed & inactive people by helping them to enter, remain and make progress in sustained employment.

The Exploring Enterprise Programme is a free programme which provides an insight into starting a business or allows you to take the first steps to gaining employment.

The programme offers mentoring and training at a pace tailored to your needs and you have the opportunity to work towards achieving a CCEA Level 1 Qualification in Understanding Business Enterprise. You do not need to have a business idea to participate.

You will be provided with one to one mentoring with an experienced business advisor in areas such as:

  • Marketing

  • Financial Planning

  • Introduction to HMRC

  • Job searching/assisting in writing of job applications

  • CV design / development

  • Searching for further education courses or other relevant training

To be eligible for this programme you must be:

  • Aged 16 or over

  • Legally able to reside and work in the UK

  • Unemployed/inactive or working/studying less than 16 hours per week; and

  • Not participating in any other government funded programme

If this sounds like the course for you and you’d like to find out more, please contact Tori Killeen at 

Alternatively, telephone: 028 71352693 or email:

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