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Business

OUR COURSES PROVIDE THE PERFECT PLATFORM TO REACH YOUR GOALS.

Offered at

Rotherham College

If you have dreams of starting your own business, working in a business setting, or are interested in marketing, our courses provide the perfect platform to reach your goals.

Our business courses provide you with an understanding of core business areas enabling you to gain important employability skills in communication, teamwork, leadership, research and time management. You’ll gain key skills to start a career in the business sector within finance, customer service, Human Resources or marketing.

As well as being taught by our experienced team of professionals, who will support you with your studies and future plans, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain practical work experience within local companies, and benefit from industry-based guest speakers.

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

    Business, Retail, Travel and Hospitality

  • Level 2

    Business and Retail

  • Level 3

    Business

  • Level 4/5/6

    BA (Hons) in Business Management

BY 2025 THERE ARE EXPECTED TO BE 34,757 JOBS IN BUSINESS IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE.

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FUTURE CAREERS IN BUSINESS

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

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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

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

What our students say

“During my Apprenticeship, I figured out that I want to work in digital marketing in the future. The digital aspect appealed to me because I could see a tangible impact on the growth of business, by working with tools such as Google Analytics and social media platforms.”

Chloe Marriot
Chole Marriot Business Administrator Apprenticeship
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