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Business and Management

Business and management

Our broad range of courses in business and management allow our learners to undertake courses for beginners through to professional training. Our courses are delivered by experienced business professionals who adapt the training to meet the dynamic needs of a business environment.

Who are Leicester College’s business courses for?

The level you study will depend on your previous experience and qualifications. If you are aged 16 to 19 and don’t yet have your English and maths at grade 4 (C) or above, these subjects will be an essential part of your study programme. All courses are designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to work in the business industry.

Some of the modules you may study with us include: business administration, business environment, finance, marketing, communications, career development, and retail. Higher-level courses go into more depth on these modules and bring together the practical and theoretical elements of management.

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy

The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy was set up by Peter Jones CBE – entrepreneur and star of the BBC Dragon’s Den programme. We have two level 3 courses on offer at the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy. The qualifications on offer focus entirely on furthering the aspirations of young entrepreneurs aged 16 and over, who have the determination to turn their ideas into reality and start their own businesses. You will be taught by tutors with rich business experience, and have the opportunity to work on real life business challenges. You will undertake a four-week work placement specific to your business and career aspirations.You will also have the opportunity to pitch your business idea to a panel of investors.

Further Information

We work closely with local and regional businesses to arrange master classes and work experience opportunities for our learners. This really helps you to know what the industry is actually like.

Sammy Louise Timbrell

Sammy Louise Timbrell

Level 2 Customer Care Apprenticeship

"I would recommend Leicester College because they really supported me throughout my apprenticeship. I felt like I could email my tutor and I would get a reply within the day. They are all very supportive and will always go beyond their job roles to ensure you are up to date with coursework and learning as you possibly could be"

Retail Knowledge NCFE Award level 1 – C7612

Course Code: C7612

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 31 Jan 2023
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    4 hours per week
  • duration Duration 10 weeks
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Get a great introduction to the retail sector, covering types of retail outlets, job roles, customer service, and communications on our short course. Covering the basic areas you'll need to understand to work in retail, this course aims to give you the skills and understanding of a wide range of retail settings.

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Understanding Social Media for Business Level 3 – C7613

Course Code: C7613

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 31 Jan 2023
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    4 hours per week
  • duration Duration 10 weeks
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Improve your business skills and the importance of social media in this industry with this course. We aim to show you the benefits of using social media as part of business strategy and how the skills are transferable into your day to day work tasks.

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Business Enterprise Award level 2 – C7614

Course Code: C7614

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 28 Feb 2023
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    4 hours per week
  • duration Duration 10 weeks
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Enterprise and entrepreneurship are a major part of the drive to increase employability. We're here to help you learn essential business skills including; marketing, running a business, and managing personal finances, all of which could help you launch a successful business or work in various industries.

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Understanding Social Media for Business Award level 3 – C7658

Course Code: C7658

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 28 Mar 2023
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • duration Duration 10 weeks
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Improve your business skills and the importance of social media in this industry with this evening course. We aim to show you the benefits of using social media as part of business strategy and how the skills are transferable to your day-to-day work tasks.

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Business and Law AIM Extended Certificate Level 2 – C7357

Course Code: C7357

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 04 Sep 2023
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Prepare yourself for a career in law with this exciting level 2 course, designed to give you the foundational knowledge of the law and business environment. Upon completion you can progress onto a level 3 course in business and law, or go straight into an apprenticeship or employment in a range of areas.

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Business BTEC Extended Certificate level 3 – C7085

Course Code: C7085

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 04 Sep 2023
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Build your knowledge of business to kick-start your career in this industry. Our course will teach you different aspects of the business world including how to develop a marketing plan and managing finances. You will open up your employment opportunities by studying a wide range of business subjects and completing an industry relevant work placement.

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Business BTEC Introductory Diploma level 1 – C0284

Course Code: C0284

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 04 Sep 2023
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Are you interested in Business as a career? Do you want to learn the skills that a Business Administrator would use on a daily basis. If the answer is yes then this is definitely the right course for you. During the course you will develop a range of personal and employability skills alongside gaining your […]

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Business Enterprise (Peter Jones) BTEC National Foundation Diploma level 3 – C0475

Course Code: C0475

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 04 Sep 2023
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 2 years
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Designed to provide you with key skills needed for personal development and progression in the world of employment, you will learn everything from developing a marketing campaign to managing personal finances and even running your own business. Progression on to the extended diploma will give you full UCAS points to progress on to university.

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Business Extended Certificate level 2 – C4764

Course Code: C4764

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 04 Sep 2023
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

This course is designed for learners to get a good understanding of the business environment and will cover topics ranging from customer service to marketing and will therefore involve role plays in our realistic working environment to give you a taste of a real working environment. You will also be looking at how businesses work […]

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