Being an Entrepreneur means turning ideas into a business reality.

Many of these roles will mean you are self-employed, or work for yourself.
Being an Entrepreneur means turning ideas into a business reality. For example, you may:
  • have an idea
  • spot a gap in existing services or products
  • or have designed a new App.
Many young people have the skills, aspiration and determination to set up a business but sometimes lack the confidence to do it. If you have a business in mind, you can access training and mentoring support to funding and resources.


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What you'll need

While there is no magic formula for beings a successful entrepreneur, those who do succeed tend to have mastered the following set of skills: good and effective communication; being able to sell both themselves and their idea or product; strong focus; eagerness to learn and be flexible; and a solid business plan.

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Personal Services - Home Services and Self-Employment Ideas Jobs

Red – Formal qualifications required – GCSEs Grades 4-9, Level 3 qualifications, A levels or Degree

Amber – Some formal qualifications may be required at Level 2 depending on the employer this will vary depending on the organisation and position

Green – No formal qualification required