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Business and Management Courses

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.

Jennifer Swan

Jennifer Swan

BTEC Level 3 Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Leicester College was the best college I have ever attended. As a student with a disability I was supported well by all my tutors. The course helped me to prepare to set up my own business, and my time at the Peter Jone Business Academy boosted my confidence.

Retail Knowledge NCFE Award level 1 – C7612

Course Code: C7612

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 31 Jan 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    4 hours per week
  • duration Duration 10 weeks
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

An great introduction to the retail sector, covering types of retail outlets, job roles, customer service and communications.

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Business BTEC Extended Certificate level 3 – C7085

Course Code: C7085

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 30 Aug 2022
  • 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 30 Aug 2022
  • 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 BTEC National Extended Diploma level 3 – C2915

Course Code: C2915

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 30 Aug 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Build your business knowledge with this extended diploma covering all key areas within the industry including, market research, decision making, and pitching a new business. Upon completion, you can progress onto a Higher National Diploma in business, hospitality or travel courses at Leicester College or build you career in the world of business.

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Business BTEC National Foundation Diploma level 3 – C7086

Course Code: C7086

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 30 Aug 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Business is a broad subject which gives you numerous skills that can be transferred into a number of job sectors. Whether you are looking to work in marketing, finance or events, we will teach you the knowledge required to work in these industries. Additionally, you will complete a work experience placement to support your studies. Progress to the extended diploma for year 2 of your studies.

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Business Extended Certificate level 2 – C4764

Course Code: C4764

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 30 Aug 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

If you are aged 16-18, you will be enrolled on a study programme, which will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven’t already achieved a grade 4 or above. You will also be required to complete a work experience placement and an employability programme. This course is designed […]

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Introduction to Vocational Studies (Business, Travel and Tourism) BTEC Award Entry 3 – C2688

Course Code: C2688

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 30 Aug 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Our entry course will help you towards a pathway of working in customer services. Completing modules in communication, business requests and managing your time effectively, you will develop the skills required to work in business, retail and the public or private sector. This course will improve your confidence and support your career goals.

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Business and Administration T Level Transition Programme – C7593

Course Code: C7593

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 05 Sep 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

If you are not ready for a T level, this transition course is for you. Learn about Business and Administration including a work placement and an employer set project and get started on the path to your chosen career.

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

Course Code: C0475

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 05 Sep 2022
  • 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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