Our courses cover a range of topics including tourism, law, customer services, HR and general business, so you can gain knowledge and skills in all the areas you need to be successful.
Studying Business at Weston College
Our business provision is the broadest and most proven of any training provider in the region. We offer over 40 business and management courses - from Level 1 to degree-level.
Business and management is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the Bristol and Somerset area. The skills you develop are all transferable and will assist in your future employability, even if you are unsure what career path you want to take.
Our long-term industry links are widespread, with connections to employers in law, finance, marketing, the government and more giving us an established track record of progression for our learners.
We have two pathways to choose from:
- Classroom based courses at the Law and Professional Services Academy (part of the Knightstone campus) or Loxton (A Level campus) - see below for more information.
- Learn as you work with apprenticeships in Weston-super-Mare, Bristol or the surrounding areas. See all the latest vacancies here.
Whichever route you choose you can apply below - start by selecting the course you're interested in.
Business can take you anywhere!
See some of the companies we do industry placements with.
Available Business and Management courses
As part of your Business course you'll complete an industry placement of 315 hours, giving real-life experience of working in the industry... Here's what our students had to say!
Taken straight from our virtual open evenings, take a guided tour of our Business facilities!
Occupations related to Business
Production Manager or Director in Manufacturing
Production managers and directors in manufacturing plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for production in manufacturing industries including the maintenance of engineering items, equipment and machinery.
Employment in region: 7,911 positions
Financial Manager or Director
Financial managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate financial information and advise on company financial policy.
Employment in region: 7,932 positions
Human Resource Manager or Director
Human resource managers and directors plan, organise and direct the personnel, training and industrial relations policies of organisations, advise on resource allocation and utilisation problems, measure the effectiveness of an organisation’s systems, methods and procedures and advise on, plan and implement procedures to improve utilisation of labour, equipment and materials.
Employment in region: 4,888 positions
What our students say
Bella Febry, Business Studies
“It was an amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It will definitely help my future career prospects."
Former school: Priory
Work Experience: Bella completed her work experience with international oil and gas company 'OiLSERV' in Dubai. During this Bella gained skills in HR, finance, IT, law, marketing, sales and project delivery.
Course: Business Studies
What next? After being awarded Work Experience Student of the Year, Bella aims to get a distinction star and then take a gap year before going to university.