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Courses Level Status
Information Technology BTEC Diploma Level 2 Apply Now
Information Technology – Software Development BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 Apply Now
Business Administration Diploma Level 2 Apply Now
Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Diploma Level 2 Apply Now
Business BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 Apply Now
Apprenticeships are available in Accountancy, Business Administration, Customer Service and Retail. Apprenticeship Apply Now


This is for you if…
you plan to work in business or run your own business and you enjoy learning practical skills and learning how to apply them.

Business generally covers the areas of marketing, finance, IT, operations, human resources and administration, so often appeals to those who enjoy studying a number of different areas. While technical skills are needed for many roles in IT, employers also want team players, problem-solvers and good communicators. All IT jobs involve some level of technical content, from the technical skills of a software developer to project management roles where communicating with, and organising the people who do hold such technical knowledge, may be more important than actually having the technical skills. Our Business & IT courses will help you prepare for work, develop your existing career, or gain skills whilst working as an apprentice.

Career prospects

If you have an ambition to move up the ladder in a company, become an entrepreneur or start your own business then a solid understanding of business principles is a must. For those interested in IT the good news is that employment growth in the IT industry is more than five times faster than the average across England.  

Why study with us?

We recently invested in a new Enterprise Centre to inspire and develop the next generation of entrepreneurs and business start-ups. We have a proud tradition of developing students who go on to set up successful business, such as London-based, award-winning creative agency Park-District who honed their skills at College. Students have access to the Business Centre, which offers a professional base for our business courses. They also have access to dedicated teaching staff, who all come from a professional business background, with specialisms including marketing, accountancy, HR and IT. They have excellent links with the business world, ensuring that students emerge from their course work-ready and with valuable employability skills.  

Next steps

Click on the course link in the table for more information, including entry requirements, Assessment and course content. You may also want to discuss courses with teaching staff and students at one of our Open Evenings and apply for a place online. You can also view our online Full-time courses guide for more information about the college or an online version of the Business and IT Full-time Courses booklet