You've taken the leap and decided to go your own way, embracing the challenges and rewards of the freelance career. As it's new territory, you may still feel a little daunted and find yourself wondering whether you've covered everything you need to make it work.
At Crunch Chorus - the UK’s self-employed community - we understand that you need support, and we're here to offer our fabulous community of freelancers, consultants, side hustlers and sole traders every opportunity to get to grips with the essentials of their day-to-day business through our live, interactive learning platform.
In this article, you'll be able to find out more about Crunch Chorus’s curated course, developed especially for your needs, as well as how to book and how to join your first lesson. We also offer some advice on how to make the most of Crunch Chorus' community learning.
Guide to Freelancing Course
Make your transition to a freelance role as seamless as possible with Crunch Chorus’ Guide to Freelancing! Explore a specific range of online, interactive classes taught live via Zoom which will help you get up and running as efficiently as possible.
These courses offer help and advice for each initial stage of your journey as a freelancer and include:
- How to build powerful portfolios and how to pitch to clients
- How to manage projects effectively
- How to manage payments, finances and your taxes
- How to really value your work and gain confidence in your skills.
Simply book the next scheduled course to get started. The classes will be delivered online via Zoom once a week by specialist teachers. You can book the whole course or simply find the individual classes you need to guide you through the current stage of your career.
If you feel that you need an alternative course, use the ‘request a course’ function and our learning partner will contact more than 150 teachers to find someone who offers your required class or course.
How to make the most of your course
Once you’ve signed up to your course, there’s plenty you can do to enhance your learning experience. From managing your time to getting organized, we can support you throughout your journey.
Our courses are all live, delivered over video link, so that you can maximize your experience and ask any questions there and then. Our teachers are passionate about what they do, and they want to help you achieve your business goals. Plus, you can also contact teachers outside of lessons if there’s anything you want to discuss in more detail.
Having a schedule to follow makes it much easier to motivate yourself to study, which is why our teachers have set up regular, weekly classes for you to take. We’ll send you a notification prior to your upcoming class so you don’t miss anything. You could even create a study plan to prepare for classes and ensure that your time is well spent.
When you’ve completed a course, please consider leaving a review. The teachers use your feedback to ensure that they’re providing the most relevant content possible in this busy and dynamic sector.
Why not become a teacher?
Do you have an interesting skill or talent which perhaps relates to your freelance business? You don’t need to be a professional teacher to start a live, online class on our interactive learning platform or through our learning partner, Learned.Live.
To find out more, visit www.learned.live/teachers