Business and Accounting

A qualification in business is a pathway to a wide range of careers that support all business sectors and industries, from Project Management to Human Resources and Marketing to Business Analysis. 

We will support you to improve your business know-how through relevant and practical activities, to ensure you leave with a highly transferable skill-set and a strong work ethic. Communication, commercial awareness, time management, leadership, negotiation and client management are just some of the many valuable skills you’ll develop in order to begin a career in this diverse sector.

Our Accounting courses are a great step towards your first accounting role in a variety of fields; they also enable the experienced professional to gain further qualifications for that all-important promotion. Offered at levels 1, 2 and 3, our courses are designed to provide you with practical real-world accounting and finance skills that employers want. Starting with beginner’s courses such as bookkeeping and computerised accounts, you can progress through to the advanced Level 4 at our sister college*.

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You’ll have the chance to take part in practical exercises and competitions designed to develop and showcase your business flair, as well as enter national business-skills competitions.

Pay scales range from £16,000 at entry level up to £74,000 at director level depending on the industry you choose (

Accredited by the prestigious Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), our accounting courses lead to significant exemptions from other chartered accountancy bodies’ exams and university degrees.

The average salary for an accountant in the UK is £62,042 a year (

Future opportunities for Business

On successful completion of your qualification, you have the option to progress to university, start an apprenticeship at the College or go directly into employment.

Our courses can lead to careers in business and management across a wide range of industries in the public and private sectors, in roles such as data analysts, business managers, marketing managers, business consultants and much more. You’ll also have the skills to start your own business.

Future opportunities for Accounting

On successful completion of your qualification, you could progress to higher accounting qualifications, a degree, an apprenticeship, employment or even start your own business. Most companies and public sector organisations employ accounting specialists, which consequently have great career progression opportunities. 

*Find out more about out sister college, City of Westminster College

For more information on Business and Accounting courses, please click on the links below.

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