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Business and Retail

“When I first came to the College I felt so low, I felt like nothing – I had lost my confidence – but now I feel like myself again, I feel happy.”

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We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2021-22 or 2022-23. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

Start an exciting career 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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HR Officer

Average salary - £24,200*

Human Resources (HR) Officers hire employees, help develop their careers and look after employee relations, benefits and welfare.

Day-to-day tasks:

Assisting with recruiting new employees, keeping employee records updated, organising training and development for employees, promoting equality and health and safety and advising on pay negotiations and employment law.**

Working environments:

Office settings or from home.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Marketing Manager

Average salary - £29,900*

Marketing Managers review company marketing activity and plan and develop product promotion, brand management and integrated communications marketing plans.

Day-to-day tasks:

Create marketing and social media strategies, manage a team of marketing employees, plan and manage the launch of new products and services, set budgets and timelines, oversee campaign content and communications, organise and attend events and create reports.**

Working environments:

Office settings or at a client’s business.

*EMSI 2021 **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 enjoy being in a working environment in the college restaurant and serving customers”

Anonymous Level 2 Food and Beverage Services Former student at Winterhill School

“College has allowed me to focus on something I am passionate about and helped me gain a better understanding of the art industry.”

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Eddie Barlow Level 3 Art and Design Former student at Oakwood High School

“Coming to college has allowed me to develop more confidence to help prepare me for my next step in life.”

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Georgia Whitbread Level 3 Art and Design, Former student at Rawmarsh Community School

Business and Retail