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Business and Commerce

Busness Comp

Choosing a business course at Central can open the door into hundreds of different jobs in a range of career areas, such as accounting; retail; human resources; marketing and administration. 

We have also included University Level courses run by our partner college, ncn. To find out more about our upcoming merger with ncn please visit here.

Further Education courses

Our work-related courses combine a mix of lessons, practical experience and industry talks and trips to give you a real flavour of what the subjects are about. You will also gain a broad understanding of the skills you need for the business and professional world.

Work experience opportunities across our further provision help students to achieve successful employment on completion of their programme of study. 

Our Level 3 business students recently worked with Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd to gain an understanding and experience of how a global organisation operates. 

On top of all that, our tutors have a wealth of industry experience. So you can be sure you will be learning from people who have been there, done that, and in some cases, even bought the t-shirt!

Higher Education courses

The benefits of studying a university level course at Central include:

  • Opportunities to put your management skills into practice such as organising networking events, running team projects, or developing business plans for real businesses
  • Visits by industry specialist guest speakers 
  • Courses developed with employers to meet current industry needs
  • Supportive, approachable tutors with first-hand management experience
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Business Studies BA (Hons) Top-Up Degree

The course is ideal if you already have a knowledge of business and are looking for a career at management level.

Foundation Degree in Business Management

If you’re looking for a successful career in business, this course provides the knowledge, understanding and skills required, and is solid preparation for progression onto a top-up degree course.

Bookkeeping and Accounts (City & Guilds Level 1)

The aim of the qualification is to provide you with an introduction to book-keeping practices and to process source documents that underpin accurate record keeping.

Business (Level 3 Extended Diploma)

If you’re looking for a career in the world of business and want to learn more about the vast options available including marketing, accounting and HR, this course is for you. It will equip you with work-related, practical skills to…

Apprenticeship in Business Administration (Level 2)

If you want to start or develop your career in business admin across a huge range of industries, this apprenticeship could give you the springboard you need.

Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration (Level 3)

This qualification is ideal if you are a professional who wants to work in administrative support roles in public or private sector organisations, or if you want to improve your administrative and supervisory skills or gain employment in this area.

IT and Business (Level 1)

This course enables you to develop valuable skills and knowledge across IT and general business, so you can go on to further study or even a job in IT or business.

IT User Skills (IT and Business) (Level 2)

This course will build on your existing IT skills and help you understand the way businesses use IT in practice. You’ll pick up skills that can be transferred into the world of work.

Office Administration: Business Professional (Advanced) (Level 3)

The advanced office administration course has been developed to enhance understanding of complex administrative functions and activities, enabling you to have the ability to carry out a range administrative tasks in a senior or supervisory role.

Office Administration: Business Professional (Foundation) (Level 1)

If you’re looking for a qualification to help you get a job in either administration or customer service across a wide range of industries, this could be perfect for you. This course will give you a great foundation to build…

Office Administration: Business Professional (Intermediate) (Level 2)

On this course you’ll gain a varied set of skills that are useful in the modern office and build on your existing knowledge. If you’re not that confident with IT but want to develop your skills, read on!

Accounting with Business (Level 2)

This course will teach you a variety of skills in accounting, business and payroll combined with the computer skills needed in the world of business.

Business (Level 3 Diploma)

If you’re looking for a career in the world of business and want to learn more about the vast options available including marketing, accounting and HR, this course is for you. It will equip you with work-related, practical skills to…

Business (Level 2)

If you’re looking for a career in the world of business and want an overview of some of the vast options available, this course is for you. It will equip you with work-related, practical skills to get your foot on…

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Programme of study 

All of our full-time courses include a programme of study, helping you achieve your ambitions.

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