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Business and Accounts

Our Business and Accounts courses are broad qualifications that can lead into a huge range of career paths in many business areas such as: human resources, marketing, accounting, retail and sales.

Our work-related courses combine a mixture of lectures, practical sessions and industry talks and trips to give you in-depth knowledge of your chosen subject. You’ll be learning in our brand new City Hub and you’ll develop skills to kick-start your future career.

Work experience opportunities will help you to achieve successful employment when you complete your course.

That’s not all – our tutors also have lots of industry experience, so they are the right people to help prepare you for a successful career in business.

You can download a course or apprenticeship guide here.

Levels

We offer a range of business and administration courses at Nottingham College, ranging from beginners to university level.

Careers in Business and Administration

There is no better time to start developing the skills that could lead to exciting careers all over the world.

Whatever your ambition we can help you along your way. Our business courses are a great introduction to the corporate world and cover many of the elements which you may want to pursue as a specialist later; such as finance, sales, marketing and strategy.

Did you know?

  • The number of financial and accounting jobs will increase by approximately 1% by 2020.

Not sure what you'd like to study?

Are you interested in Business and Accounts but not sure which course is right for you? You can receive Careers Advice before you decide which course is best for you! Apply through our Application Portal using the link below and our Careers Advisors will help you find the perfect course that's suited to you!

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A Level Business

Whether you hope to one day be Chief Executive of a multi-national company or you’re looking for an A Level that will give you a great understanding of how the world works, Business Studies is a great option.

A Level Economics

Economics affects everything around us, from the price we pay for a loaf of bread to the likelihood of people we know being in work.

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3) - Part-time

This course is suitable for people wishing to start/progress to an accounting career.

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) - Part-time

Whether you’re looking for your first job in accountancy, or simply want to enhance your existing accounting skills, AAT will give you the training you need.

AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4) - Part-time

Take your accountancy skills to the next level with this well-respected professional qualification.

Access to Higher Education: Business - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’d like a good grounding in studying aspects of business to prepare you for university-level study.

Administration (Business Professional) (Level 2 OCR Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re looking for a career-related (vocational) competency-based course that will equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge you’ll need to work in an office environment.

Administration (Business Professional) (Level 3 OCR Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re looking for a competency-based vocational course that will equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge that are needed for employment in an office environment.

Advanced Bookkeeping - Level 3 Unit Resource and Revision Guide (CPD) - Online Learning

These online bookkeeping resources have been developed to prepare you for complex accounting tasks, including advanced double entry bookkeeping, and acquisition and disposal of non-current assets.

Bookkeeping and Accounts (City & Guilds Level 1) - Part-time

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.

Bookkeeping and Accounts (City & Guilds Level 2) - Part-time

The aim of the qualification is to further develop the introductory book-keeping practices and processes studied at level one.

Bookkeeping Controls - Level 2 Unit Resource and Revision Guide (CPD) - Online Learning

These online AAT resources have been developed to prepare you for recording financial transactions using double entry bookkeeping, reconciling a bank statement to the cash book, journal adjustments and basic costing principles.

Bookkeeping Transactions - Level 2 Unit Resource and Revision Guide (CPD) - Online Learning

These online learning resources have been developed to prepare you for processing customer transactions, processing supplier transactions, and processing receipts and payments.

Business (Level 1 BTEC Introductory Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’d like to take the first steps towards a career in business, by developing a range of skills across different areas of the workplace.

Business (Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate) - Full-time

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

Business (Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you would like to learn practical, work-related skills that are based on realistic workplace situations and become fully prepared for the business world.

Business Administration (Level 1 BTEC Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re looking for a first step in general business and administration and you’re looking for a blend of practical and business theory skills to help you progress.

Coaching and Mentoring in the Workplace (Level 2 - ESF Funded) - Online Learning

This course is ideal for employees that wish to develop their knowledge and skills in order to understand and undertake effective mentoring in a range of situations within the workplace.

Conflict Management (CPD) - Online Learning

Are you looking to complete some conflict management training? This course aims to give you the knowledge and understanding to manage conflict in many forms, as well as learning how to best positively support individuals – an essential skill in…

Digital Marketing (Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re looking for a career in the exciting and fast-moving world of digital marketing.

Discipline in the Workplace (CPD) - Online Learning

Are you interested in studying one of our online leadership courses? This course aims to give you the knowledge needed to understand discipline in the workplace, including tribunals, grievances and disciplinary procedures.

Elements of Costing - Level 2 Unit Resource and Revision Guide (CPD) - Online Learning

These online learning resources have been developed to prepare you for using the cost recording system within an organisation, using cost recording techniques and providing information on actual and budgeted costs and income.

Ethics for Accountants - Level 3 Unit Resource and Revision Guide (CPD) - Online Learning

These online learning resources have been developed to enable you to understand the need to act ethically, recognise how to act ethically in an accounting role and identify the appropriate action to take in relation to unethical behaviour.

Final Accounts Preparation - Level 3 Unit Resource and Revision Guide (CPD) - Online Learning

These online learning resources have been developed to prepare learners for complex accounting tasks including advanced double-entry bookkeeping, and acquisition and disposal of non-current assets.

Indirect Tax - Level 3 Unit Resource and Revision Guide (CPD) - Online Learning

These online learning resources have been developed to prepare you for applying VAT legislation, completing VAT returns, and reporting VAT related information within an organisation.

Induction of New Staff (CPD) - Online Learning

This course aims to provide you with knowledge of the induction process for new staff. It is ideal for anyone who is or is aspiring to become a line manager.

Introduction to Digital Marketing (Level 2 - ESF Funded) - Online Learning

This course is ideal for employees that wish to develop their knowledge and skills in digital marketing, enabling them to create effective digital and social media strategies for their business.

IT User Skills (IT and Business) (Level 1 OCR Certificate) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want 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.

Leadership and Team Skills (ILM Level 2 Award - ESF Funded) - Online Learning

This course is ideal for new, aspiring or practicing team leaders or supervisors.

Leadership and Team Skills for STEM (ILM Level 2 Award - ESF Funded) - Online Learning

This course has been designed specifically for employees from STEM industries working in a leadership role, or aspiring to be, who want to develop their skills to progress within their career and become more effective and confident in their role.

Leadership and Team Skills for Women (ILM Level 2 Award - ESF Funded) - Online Learning

This course has been designed specifically for women working in a leadership role, or aspiring to be, who want to develop their skills to progress within their career and become more effective and confident in their role.

Leading and Motivating a Team (CPD) - Online Learning

This course aims to give you the knowledge needed to understand how to lead and motivate a team, through effective communication, motivation and individual and team development.

Lean Organisation Management Techniques (TQUK Level 2 Certificate) - Online Learning

This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of the lean management system and how to implement business improvement techniques and employ effective team work in a business.

Management Accounting: Costing - Level 3 Unit Resource and Revision Guide (CPD) - Online Learning

These online learning resources have been developed to prepare you to apply techniques required for dealing with costs, analyse and review deviations from budget, and apply management accounting techniques to support decision making.

Organising and Delegating (CPD) - Online Learning

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the core skills required to deal with management responsibilities and to develop as a leader.

Performance Management (CPD) - Online Learning

This short, auto-marked programme will build your knowledge of the core skills needed to manage performance and underperformance and to give feedback in the workplace.

Planning and Allocating Work (CPD) - Online Learning

This short, auto-marked programme will build your knowledge of the core skills needed to plan projects and to monitor and manage performance.

Principles of Business Administration (NCFE Level 2 Certificate) - Online Learning

In this qualification you will gain the knowledge is required to work in a range of environments in a business administration role.

Principles of Team Leading (NCFE Level 2 Certificate) - Online Learning

This qualification is designed to provide you with the knowledge and understanding required to successfully lead a team.

Project Management (ILM Level 3 Award - ESF Funded) - Online Learning

This course provides an opportunity for employees working in an existing role that requires project management, or are aspiring to be, who want to develop their project management knowledge and skills to progress within their career.

Project Management for STEM (ILM Level 3 Award - ESF Funded) - Online Learning

This course has been designed specifically for employees from STEM industries working in an existing role that requires project management, or are aspiring to be, who want to develop their project management knowledge and skills.

Solving Problems and Making Decisions (CPD) - Online Learning

This short, auto-marked programme will build your knowledge of how to define, investigate and analyse problems and how to evaluate your options.

Spreadsheets for Accounting - Level 3 Unit Resource and Revision Guide (CPD) - Online Learning

These online resources have been developed to prepare you for using spreadsheet software to organise data, using relevant tools to manipulate and analyse data, using software tools to verify accuracy and using techniques to prepare and report accounting information.

Stress Management (CPD) - Online Learning

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to deal with management responsibilities and to develop as a leader.

Synoptic Assessment Preparation - Level 2 Revision Resource (CPD) - Online Learning

Our Synoptic Assessment Preparation Online Revision Resource contains everything you need to fully prepare for the Foundation Synoptic Assessment (FSYA).

Synoptic Assessment Preparation - Level 3 Revision Resource (CPD) - Online Learning

These all-inclusive online revision resources will help to recap on the key areas of Units 1 to 4 of the Advanced Diploma.

Understanding Leadership (CPD) - Online Learning

This short, auto-marked programme will develop your understanding of leadership styles and qualities, providing you with the core skills needed to progress as an effective leader.

Work Effectively in Finance - Level 2 Unit Resource and Revision Guide (CPD) - Online Learning

These online learning resources have been developed to enable you to understand the finance function within an organisation, use personal skills development in finance, produce work effectively and understand corporate social responsibility.

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