The UK has a diverse economy supported by small, medium and large businesses. Business activity includes a wide range of opportunities in fields such as manufacturing, retailing and a host of service sector industries. People working in business may be involved in anything from fashion merchandising to digital marketing. Whatever career path you follow in business, the knowledge, skills and attitudes you will develop as part of the Level 3 Business and Enterprise course will be a vital springboard for your future success.

Choosing to study in the business department will give you access to an exciting subject that is relevant across all employment sectors. All organisations are businesses, so studying Business as an option allows you flexibility across a variety of sectors, whether that’s fund-raising for a local charity or working abroad for a global blue-chip company. The teaching staff are well qualified with a breadth of experience in a number of industry sectors and students appreciate learning from people who have actually done it as well as teach it.

The UK has a diverse economy supported by small, medium and large businesses. Business activity includes a wide range of opportunities in fields such as manufacturing, retailing and a host of service sector industries. People working in business may be involved in anything from fashion merchandising to digital marketing. Whatever career path you follow in business, the knowledge, skills and attitudes you will develop as part of the Level 3 Business and Enterprise course will be a vital springboard for your future success.

Choosing to study in the business department will give you access to an exciting subject that is relevant across all employment sectors. All organisations are businesses, so studying Business as an option allows you flexibility across a variety of sectors, whether that’s fund-raising for a local charity or working abroad for a global blue-chip company. The teaching staff are well qualified with a breadth of experience in a number of industry sectors and students appreciate learning from people who have actually done it as well as teach it.

 

 

CIPD Level 3 Foundation qualifications (AWARD, CERTIFICATE, DIPLOMA) (the College does not currently offer the Diploma) are perfect if you want to acquire a wide range of relevant practical skills in Human Resources (HR). All Foundation qualifications share the same 3 Core Units and each unit is allocated a Credit Value. To successfully achieve the CIPD Associate Membership (CIPD Assoc. CIPD) students must gain 28 credits.  

CIPD Foundation qualifications offered at the college are suitable for those:

  • wanting to gain the essential knowledge and skills required to move into HR
  • working in an HR support role but who do not hold a formal HR qualification
  • line managers with responsibility for people management and development
  • looking to become a professional member of the CIPD (Associate Assoc. CIPD)*

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Level 3 Foundation CERTIFICATE in Human Resources Practice -  the qualification consists of three mandatory Core Units (See CIPD Foundation AWARD) and three Option Unit.  

The college offers three HR Optional Units towards the CIPD Certificate; these are:

  • Resourcing Talent (6 credit values)
  • Supporting good practice in managing employee relations (6 credit values)
  • Supporting good practice in performance and reward management (6 credit values)