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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 Business courses offered at Rotherham College 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

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Study Business

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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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

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

LIGHTCAST 2022

What our students say

“I enjoy the hands-on learning and challenging myself to achieve my best.”

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Eve Hardwick Level 2 Motor Vehicle

“My favourite part of college is the hands-on, practical learning and the staff make it a great environment to be in.”

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Sharoz Hussain Entry Level 1 Joinery, former student at Oakwood High School

“I’m doing this for myself, to improve my skills and so I have better opportunities. To anyone who thinks they’re too old to study I would say: it’s never too late to chase your dreams.”

Magdalena Marnowska Functional Skills in Maths and English
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