Whether you’re interested in running a small or medium size business or are passionate about working in this sector, our courses cover important areas such as digital marketing, financial planning, management and research.
We provide a range of opportunities to work with both local and national businesses, developing your business and enterprise skills. You will also develop valuable employability and interpersonal skills, including communication, leadership, and strategic thinking, enabling you to progress to either university or work. Our students have visited businesses and taken part in workshops and events hosted by world-renowned employers such as KPMG, Coca-Cola, MSC Cruises, Tottenham Hotspur, Kaplan and Siemens.
Taking this route will open many doors for you in a variety of sectors including accounting, retail, human resources, marketing, law, finance and enterprise.
Our Business Management Academy offers a fast-track route into these professions if you are aged 16 to 18, including summer internships, coaching and mentoring and the opportunity to network with industry professionals.
Career options at a glance include:
We also run a range of free short courses to help you gain new skills and decide if studying in this area is for you.
The Advanced Diploma in Accounting qualification will equip you with skills for junior and entry-level accounting roles.
Accountancy is a highly-skilled field that provides a clear pathway if you are starting out and one for which formal qualifications play a vital role. This apprenticeship will draw together work and study making it an ideal choice if you're looking to enter the profession.
This course builds on the knowledge you will have acquired on the intermediate programme. It focuses on six areas which include Advanced Bookkeeping, Final Accounts Preparation and Management Accounting. You will gain increased confidence and give yourself a solid platform on which to develop your career.
This advanced apprenticeship is ideal for you if you are already in an administrative role. It will allow you to deepen your knowledge and develop your career. As the natural progression from level 2, the programme will allow you to build upon the skills you previously gained.
This course is for ideal for you if you are already working in the sector and want to improve and develop your skills in areas such as staff training and supervision, controlling and checking resources and managing a team. You may already be working in commercial or industrial cleaning, kitchen supervision or caretaking and maintenance and want more recognition for advanced skills.
This level 2 apprenticeship has been designed to develop your existing skills and equip you with the expertise to offer continuous improvement in customer service and communication.
If you are already working in the customer service industry then this Level 3 apprenticeship is ideal for you. It will build on your existing skills and give you an industry recognised qualification that supports your knowledge and professionalism in this sector.
This Level 2 apprenticeship is designed for apprentices in existing customer service roles. It will enable you to develop strong customer service and communication skills and behaviours to provide a high level of customer care for your organisation.