Entrepreneurship Facilitators provide practical assistance to support and encourage individuals to start a business as a way to create their own job.

What services do Entrepreneurship Facilitators provide?

Entrepreneurship Facilitators provide a range of free services, including, but not limited to:

  • Promoting and encouraging entrepreneurship among all individuals by providing information and advice about entrepreneurship and starting and running a business to clients, community organisations and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Providing tailored mentoring and assistance to individuals. This includes facilitating interactive engagements to provide information and advice (such as workshops and networking events) and providing mentoring assistance and advice.

  • Linking and referring individuals to appropriate services that will help them start and run their own business, including New Business Assistance with NEIS.


Who can access services?

Anyone wanting to start their own business can access services from an Entrepreneurship Facilitator.

What do you need to do before your first 'stocktake' session?

Watch this video to get ready.

How many free sessions are provided?

Free sessions are unlimited and you can book in your sessions once a month.


What events can you participate in?

All events run by Switch Start Scale are free and you can go along to any and as many as you like - check out What's on to see what is coming up.

Do you run a longer program?

If you are looking for more support and regular accountability then you may wish to express your interest to join the Switch Start Scale 9 month program.

You need to apply for this program and for the first round here are the dates which are being run online.

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