Business Programmes

Exploring Enterprise³ Programme (EE³P)

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Exploring Enterprise³ Programme provides an insight into starting a business whilst allowing participants to work towards achieving a CCEA Level 1 Qualification in Understanding Business Enterprise.

Exploring Enterprise³ Programme (EE³P)

Participants do not need to have a specific business idea to join. One to one mentoring with one of our experienced business advisors is also provided, tailored to meet individual participant needs. Examples of activities which can be offered via one to one mentoring are as follows:

  • Job searching/assisting in writing of job applications
  • Interview skills
  • CV design/or development
  • Premise searching
  • Introduction to HMRC
  • Development of business plans
  • Searching for further education courses and/or other relevant training

    This programme is FREE of charge.

The final course under this programme is being held at LEDCOM and starts Monday 18 September 2017 running Monday to Thursday from 9.30am to 2.30pm for a period of 3 weeks. Light lunch and complimentary refreshments are provided.

To secure your FREE place contact Laura on T: 028 2826 9973 or E:

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this programme you must be:

  • Aged 16 or over;

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

  • Not participating in any other DEL funded programme

This project is an Enterprise NI initiative and is part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund 2014-2020 Investment for Jobs and Growth Programme, the Department for Employment & Learning, Enterprise Northern Ireland, the Local Enterprise Agencies and Mid & East Antrim Borough Council.

For more information contact:
Ballymena - Ballymena Business Centre on T: 028 2565 8616 E: or visit the Ballymena Business Centre website.
Carrickfergus - Carrickfergus Enterprise Centre on T: 028 9336 9528 E: or visit the Carrickfergus Enterprise Centre website.
Larne - Laura McCourt on T: 028 2827 0742 (ext.321) or E: