Business & Accounting
Choosing to study in the business department will give you access to an exciting subject that is relevant across all employment sectors. All organisations are businesses, so studying Business as an option allows you flexibility across a variety of sectors, whether that’s fund-raising for a local charity or working abroad for a global blue-chip company. The teaching staff are well qualified with a breadth of experience in a number of industry sectors and students appreciate learning from people who have actually done it as well as teach it.
Caroline Openshaw, Head of Business
Past students have gone on to study business, marketing, law and management at some of the UK’s top rated universities including Lancaster University, Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Liverpool, Edge Hill and John Moore, Liverpool. Career options include accountancy, finance and banking, human resources, marketing, retail management, events planning or starting your own business.
Your future career could be..
|Banking C.S. Advisor||£15,000 - £24,000|
|Marketing Executive||£18,000 - £35,000|
|Digital Marketing Officer||£20,000 - £50,000|
|Assistant Accountant||£22,000 - £28,000|
|Social Media manager||£23,000 - £75,000|
AAT Assistant Accountancy Level 3 Apprenticeship (A32690-A1A)
Once you have gained employment you could start this programme at any time of the year.
What do I need to join?
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher including English and maths OR either a related Level 2 qualification (such as Foundation Certificate in Accounting or Foundation Diploma in Accounting and Business) or related experience in the workplace sufficient to pass a skills test to the appropriate level.
• Have enthusiasm for the subject/area
• Have commitment to study (attendance, punctuality & behaviour)
• Be able to work independently
An apprenticeship in a genuine job, with training, meaning apprentices learn and gain skills and professional competencies in their chosen career, whilst receiving a wage.
Apprenticeships are suitable for well-motivated people who are focussed and know which career path they want to follow. They offer high quality work-based training as an alternative to full time study.
This programme is aimed at people who are employed, or are seeking employment. You will need to be 16 years of age or over. Apprenticeships are available at level 2 and level 3.
From April 2018, the apprenticeship minimum wage is £3.70 per hour. For further information on salaries, visit gov.uk and search ‘apprenticeships'.
Who is this course for?
Apprenticeships are suitable for school leavers and adults who are over 16, not in full time education and are eligible to work in England. You must have an interest in the subject and an eye for detail.
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