STUDYING BUSINESS AT WESTON COLLEGE
Business is fast-paced and at the heart of the global economy. Having a business-related qualification will open a wide range of careers across numerous sectors. Our courses balance theory and practice so you will be prepared to succeed in a competitive business environment.
We ensure you acquire relevant skills by working closely with employers to develop industry-tailored programmes. You will learn how organisations operate and what makes a business successful, focusing on areas such as people management, finance, accounting, communication, marketing and administration. We also offer the opportunity to explore starting your own business and gaining the competences required to succeed as an entrepreneur.
We offer over 40 courses at the Knightstone Campus - from Level 1 to degree-level. Our programmes cover a range of topics including management, finance, events management and enterprise, law, customer services, HR and general business, so you can gain knowledge and skills in all the areas you need to be successful.
Careers in Business
Here are just a few examples of job titles that have shown to be the most popular listings in the South West region within the last year.
- Production Manager or Director in Manufacturing
- Financial Manager or Director
- Human Resource Manager or Director
- Functional Manager or Director n.e.c.
- Manager or Director in Storage or Warehousing
- Manager or Director in Retail or Wholesale
- Manager or Proprietor in Agriculture or Horticulture
- And many more...
Scroll down to view our courses
or select a section to jump to:
We've bundled the best education in the area with career boosted benefits - and are leveraging our contacts as one of the largest Colleges in the country to give you the best possible chance of success.
Our programmes are endorsed by:
- Show me:
- In College
Accounts/Finance Assistant, Apprenticeship
If you’re looking to begin a career in Accounting or Finance, an apprenticeship is a great way to start! Our apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, and give you a fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn. By learning on the job with professionals, you’ll pick up skills and knowledge that you can carry with you all th...Click Here
Business, Extended Certificate
This Level 2 Business programme will give you the chance to explore a number of topics within the business sector. The skills you gain will help you to decide the direction you want your career to take, and progress either into further education, or straight into the workplace. You will work with real businesses to develop your skills and als...Click Here
Customer Service Practitioner, Apprenticeship
Start your career in customer service, and earn while you learn, with this apprenticeship. Our apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16. This apprenticeship will allow you to develop the skills needed to provide a high-quality service that customers and employers expect. As a customer service apprentice, you will be working at th...Click Here
Housing and Property Management Assistant Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship has been developed to prepare an apprentice for a supporting operational role within the housing/property management sector. The role is primarily responsible for the administrative support in the creation and sustainment of successful tenancies and leaseholds in both social and private housing sectors. The core of the app...Click Here
Junior Estate Agent, Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship will equip you with all the skills you’ll need to become a successful estate agent, including compelling selling strategies, as well as administration knowledge. Estate agency will always be an important role in society to assist people in finding their dream homes, so learning on the job will allow you to learn the compl...Click Here
Recruitment Resourcer, Apprenticeship
Enter the recruitment industry, and earn while you learn, with this Recruitment Resourcer Apprenticeship, which is open to anyone over the age of 16. In this role, you will identify, attract and shortlist candidates for the recruitment process to fulfil the requirements of the business brief and provide resourcing support to the recruitment fu...Click Here
Assistant Accountant, Apprenticeship
Take your accounting skills to the next level, with this Assistant Accountant apprenticeship. Our apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, and give you a fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn. On this apprenticeship you will build a strong knowledge of financial activities and processes, including providing valuable re...Click Here
Business Administration, Apprenticeship
The Business Administration Apprenticeship is a great first step to achieving a career in the industry, as you work alongside professionals and gain first-hand experience and skills, while also earning a wage. You’ll face work problems and situations, and help your colleagues overcome these with beneficial solutions. This apprenticeship is o...Click Here
Business, A Level
In today’s society, it is so important to learn about businesses, how they run, and why it matters. Every industry relies on business principles to survive and thrive. Even while times change, the primary role of business remains the same: to provide customers with goods and services. This A Level will provide you with the knowledge to hav...Click Here
Business, BTEC Extended Diploma
Business BTEC is the perfect answer for you if you’re interested in a career in the business industry, but undecided which area is best suited to your skills. Through covering a wide range of the topics involved in business, you will be able to discover which area you’d like to progress in, through higher education or go straight into a ca...Click Here
Business, Management and Leadership, T Level
Get ready to take the next step on your educational journey after your GCSEs, and the challenge of a new and exciting type of qualification. T Levels are the new ‘Gold Standard’ in technical qualifications and are designed to ensure that learners are more employable. This T Level is equivalent to 3 A Levels and is a brand-new two-year cou...Click Here
Customer Service Specialist, Apprenticeship
Develop your skills and knowledge, whilst working alongside industry professionals with this Customer Service Specialist, Apprenticeship. Our apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, and give you a fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn. This apprenticeship will develop your customer service skills, acting as a referral po...Click Here
Economics, A Level
Economics is not solely focused on numbers and money; it also considers the world around us from a social, financial and cultural perspective, gaining an understanding of economic theories and interrelationships between macro and micro economic issues. You will also develop skills in communication, analytical and numerical skills. This cours...Click Here
Housing/Property Management Assistant, Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship is the perfect start for anyone looking to start a career in the housing and property field. Learning on the job, alongside professionals, is a hugely beneficial way of developing knowledge and skills that will enable you to stand out to employers. Skills that will be essential to successfully fulfilling this role will incl...Click Here
HR Support, Apprenticeship
Start your journey into a career within HR, with this HR Support Apprenticeship. Our apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, and give you a fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn. You will gain a real insight into how the HR function supports an organisation and its culture and understand how your role supports employees...Click Here
Marketing Assistant, Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to start your career in the exciting marketing industry. Marketing is found in every sector and industry, for businesses of all sizes. Our apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, and give you a fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn. Through this apprenticeship, you will e...Click Here
Team Leading/Supervisor, Apprenticeship
Expand your leadership and management skills, with our Team Leading/Supervisor, Apprenticeship. Our apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, and give you a fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn. On this apprenticeship, your key responsibilities are likely to include supporting, managing and developing team members, m...Click Here
No courses to show for this type
Courses after College
Your journey to University Centre Weston starts here...
WHAT MAKES OUR COURSES SPECIAL?
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!
Head of Economy, North Somerset Council
“North Somerset Council is proud to be working with Weston College to support our future workforce. As an employer we are keen to create different pathways for young people and grow our own talent....
Our partnership with Weston College enabled us to make some visible changes in how we approach our succession planning and created some great success stories with more to come in the future.”
These study programmes are based in the Knightstone Campus and the Law and Professional Services Academy, both in the town centre of Weston.
- Brand new professional-style boardroom and business suite.
- Fast, free and secure WiFi connection.
- A well-resourced library including e-resources and laptop loan service.
- Access to a large number of PCs.
- Break out areas and collaborative work spaces.
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: 7,466 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: 4,838 positions
WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY
BTEC Travel and Tourism Level 3
Business Level 3
Got a question?
Whatever you'd like to know, we're here to help...