Buying and Selling on Ebay and Etsy  


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Course Summary

Code: D06CF23F  

Starting: Tuesday 27 September 2022 

Location: City College Plymouth - Kings Road  

Duration: 4 sessions over 4 week(s)

Time: 18:00 - first lesson is 02:30hrs

Cost: No Fee  



How do I enrol?
You can enrol online at or call our friendly customer service team on 01752 660713 who will happily take your enrolment.

Entry Requirements
This course is for complete beginners.

Course Intent
This course will introduce you to the online auction site eBay and the selling platform of Etsy. You will learn how to search for and bid on items to buy and how to list items for sale yourself. Throughout the course you will cover: - How to register with eBay and Etsy to navigate the site. - How the auction process works, tips on the bidding process and the different auction types. - How to use the online help, contact the seller/buyer and use the feedback system. - How to list an item for sale. - Considerations on how to achieve the best price for your item. - How to stay safe when buying and selling.

How will the course be delivered?
This is a practical course and the sessions will include tutor-led demonstrations, learner-led activities, instruction and repetition. These will form part of the delivery together with one-to-one support as required.

Will I need to study or practise outside the classroom?
You will be expected to practise skills and prepare and plan for future sessions. Your tutor will give you guidance on group and individual topics.

How will I know I’m making progress?
Your tutor will set objectives for each session and give feedback on how you are progressing. You will agree personal targets as part of your Individual Learning Plan (ILP), and you will review your targets throughout the course to check your own progress.

What will I need for the course?
Please bring a pen and notepad to each session

Look out for information regarding follow on courses. Learning Advisers will be happy to provide you with information on your next steps after this course. Visit our website at or contact us on 01752 660713 to discuss or to make an appointment.

Please note
Most courses attract a subsidy from the Education and Skills Funding Agency and can be used to match funding for ESF. It is a requirement of the ESFA that you complete various forms at different stages of your course, further information is available on request. Courses are subject to a minimum number of enrolments and could be cancelled if recruitment is low. In some cases, an alternative class at a different location may be offered. Room numbers are subject to change - please check when you arrive at the venue.


City College Plymouth - Kings Road  
Kings Road  
PL1 5QG  

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