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Business

OUR COURSES PROVIDE THE PERFECT PLATFORM TO REACH YOUR GOALS.

Offered at

North Notts College

Gain key skills to start a career in the business sector within finance, customer service, HR and digital marketing.

You will learn how to present and pitch ideas, plan a budget and manage finances, how to work in a group and also benefit from visits to local businesses.

Our business courses provide you with an understanding of core business areas enabling you to gain important employability skills in communication, teamwork, research and time management. 

On our Business course, you will: 

  • Be taught by our experienced team of professionals 
  • Have the opportunity to gain practical work experience with local companies
  • Benefit from industry-based guest speakers
  • Take part in visits to a range of different businesses and enterprises 

Every organisation relies on business, management and finance expertise, which means you have a broad range of career opportunities to explore.

Following completion of one of our courses you could go into business management, office management, human resources, business and financial planning, marketing and customer service plus much more.

Your Pathways

  • Level 1

    Vocational Studies (Health, Fitness and Business)

  • Level 2

    Business

  • Level 3

    Business

    Business Apprenticeship

  • Level 4/5

    Foundation Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management

  • Level 5

    Apprenticeship Business (Departmental Operations Manager – all sites)

  • Level 6

    BA (Hons) Degree in Business and Management

    Apprenticeship Business (Chartered Management Institute – UCR)

BY 2025 THERE ARE EXPECTED TO BE 3,596 JOBS IN BUSINESS IN NORTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE.

LIGHTCAST 2022

FUTURE CAREERS IN BUSINESS

The business sector is ideal if you enjoy working in a fast-paced, exciting environment and have a passion for new opportunities.

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Hotel Manager

Average salary - £26,900*

Hotel Managers are in charge of the day-to-day running of a hotel.

Day-to-day tasks:

Set budgets, sales targets and forecast income, promote the hotel through different types of marketing, plan and organise accommodation, catering and other services offered, ensure the hotel meets licensing and health and safety laws, manage corporate bookings and events, meet and greet customers and deal with complaints.**

Working environments:

In a hotel or an office setting.

*Information from EMSI 2022 **Information from nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Finance Officer

Average salary - £23,300*

Finance Officers help to manage an organisation’s finances by keeping track of its income and controlling its spending. 

Day-to-day tasks:

Record financial transactions, produce financial forecasts, deal with payroll, invoices, expenses and VAT, resolve payment requests from external contracts, carry out financial audits, create budget reports and present reports to management.**

Working environments:

Office settings or at a client’s business.

*Information from EMSI 2022 **Information from nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the business sector include*:

  • Communication
  • Management
  • Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Detail Orientated

What our students say

“I definitely feel that the apprenticeship is preparing me for my future career. I’ve become very confident and comfortable in my role. The support I’ve received from people in the team has been brilliant and they’ve prepared me to work fulltime in the workplace”

Stacey McCallum Business Administration Apprenticeship

“The Business course at North Notts College is a perfect fit for me as it replicates the real working world with assignment and group based learning.”

Harvi Moss
Harvi Moss Level 3 Business
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