Enterprise Booster

Supporting Startups

Enterprise Booster

Get ready to take those first steps to running your own business or becoming self-employed. Boost your skills and know-how in enterprise and entrepreneurship.

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Got a business idea? Thinking self-employment?

We’ve teamed up with Aberdeenshire Council’s Employment Support Team to bring you the online Enterprise Booster toolkit. The toolkit is designed for those aged 16-24, living in Aberdeenshire and interested in starting their own business.

About the Enterprise Booster

  • Access to an online interactive toolkit
  • Free – no cost to you
  • 100% online
  •  One-to-one appointments available to talk through your business idea with our team

The Toolkit

The Enterprise Booster Toolkit covers all the important aspects of starting and running a business from working out your business idea to making to money.

Who is the Enterprise Booster for?

The Enterprise Booster is open to those who are aged 16-24, living in Aberdeenshire but priority will be given to those and who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Unemployed (excluding those in full time education)
  • About to leave school without work or further training to go on to
  • School leavers without work or further training to go on to
  • In low paid employment
  • At risk of redundancy
  • At risk of losing an apprenticeship
  • Leaving training, volunteering, college or university without work or further training to go on to
  • Low skilled
  • Without qualifications at SCQF 5 or above
  • Underemployed

If you are not sure whether you are eligible for the programme, please apply as we can check your eligibility and if necessary connect you to other support available within the region.

Have a Question?

The Enterprise Booster is brought to you by EIG at RGU and Aberdeenshire Council through the Young Persons Guarantee.


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