This programme is an Enterprise Northern Ireland initiative which is part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund 2014-2020 Investment for Jobs and Growth Programme, the Department for the Economy @Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council



2-3 Week Course


Suitable For

Unemployed, Entrepreneur, Employment Skills, Business Skills,.

Exploring Enterprise 4 Programme

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

You do not need to have a business idea to join.

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

  • Job searching/assisting in writing of job applications
  • Interview skills
  • CV design/or development
  • Premise searching
  • Introduction to HMRC
  • Marketing
  • Financial Planning
  • Searching for further education courses and/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