Realites of Self Employment

Programme Name.

Realities of Self Employment programme

Training Course name:

Who is it suitable for?

Clients wishing to explore the possibility of starting their own business

What is the course content?

• Business & self-management and the process of writing a business plan

• Social media & marketing for a business start-up

• Financial Management, sales, customer service and outline of supports available

Course Times

9.30 – 1pm via Zoom


Referred by the DSP as part of the Assessment of Suitability for BTWEA Or Has engaged with OLDC on one of their programmes/supports and who has an interest in starting a business

Course Start date


When does the next course start?

Courses are run continually through the year. Start date to be agreed at first one to one meeting with client

What days will the training be on?

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

How will the course be delivered?

Currently online via Zoom

What support do you offer to Learners?


Is the course certified?.

Is there a fee to take part

What are the maximum number of participants taken on the course


A three day programme for unemployed people who are considering self employment as an option. It gives participants the opportunity to explore the key personal and management skills required to run a successful business. 


For further information please contact:

Offaly Local Development Company,
Millennium House,
Main St,
Co. Offaly

Te. 057 9322 850