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.

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Sammy Louise Timbrell

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"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"

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business

Course Code: C0287

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

This is a one-year study programme designed to build on the knowledge and experience already gained when studying the BTEC level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Business. You will gain further and extended knowledge on the business environment on this course. The course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to study a further range […]

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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business

Course Code: C0315

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

This is a one-year study programme designed to build on the knowledge and experience already gained when studying the BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Business. You will gain further and extended knowledge of the business environment. The course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to study a further range of business subjects, giving […]

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Business (Intensive) Higher National Certificate

Course Code: C1401

  • Start Date 26 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Part Time
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

This is a one year course equivalent to the first year of a degree, that provides you with a range of essential business and management skills to further your career opportunities in your chosen sector. On successful completion of the HNC, you may progress on to an HND course (second-year degree equivalent). Following on from […]

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Business (Logistics) BTEC Subsidiary Diploma level 3

Course Code: C6082

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

The logistics industry is facing challenges as it seeks to recruit 1.2 million employees by 2020. This one-year subsidiary diploma is aimed at students who think they might be interested in logistics as a career. It is designed for students who are more likely to want to progress into employment or an apprenticeship rather than […]

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Business (Retail) BTEC Diploma level 3

Course Code: C0203

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 2 years
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Are you interested in a career in the retail Industry, if so, then this will be the course for you. This is a one-year study programme (nine units which are equivalent to 1.5 A levels) that incorporates retail units and is designed to provide you with the opportunity to study a wide range of business […]

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Business Administration BTEC Award Entry level 3

Course Code: C0191

  • Start Date 04 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 12 weeks
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

This is an entry level programme which will give you the basic knowledge, understanding and skills you need to either prepare for employment/apprenticeship in a business area or enable progression to the level 1 business course in College. It includes a range of units across the business and retail sectors. You will also be able […]

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Business Administration BTEC Diploma level 1

Course Code: C0284

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Business level 1 is one of the most popular qualifications offered within Leicester College. The Business Administration BTEC Diploma level 1 has been developed to give students the opportunity to: • engage in learning which is relevant to them and will provide opportunities to develop a range of personal skills. • achieve a nationally […]

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Business Administration Knowledge Certificate level 2

Course Code: C4635

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    7 hours per week
  • Duration 12 weeks
  • Campus DISTANCE

This short distance learning course is ideal for anyone aged 19 and over with an interest in the responsibilities involved in a business administration role. By exploring the principles of a business environment, you will develop a competitive knowledge about this sector which can help you start a new career or progress within a current […]

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Business Diploma level 3

Course Code: C0297

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2019
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 2 years
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

The Business Subsidiary Diploma is designed for those students who wish to progress into higher education or employment and at the same time improve their English or maths qualifications. This is a one-year study programme and equivalent to one A level which could also suit applicants who wish to top-up UCAS points for university. You […]

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