Business and Accounting Courses

Our Business and Accounting courses are delivered by tutors with strong backgrounds in a range of business sectors and their professional expertise is valued by our students.

There are excellent facilities including well-equipped classrooms with interactive technology, well stocked libraries and a resource centre. Further Education programmes include nationally recognised BTEC diplomas in Business. Extended Diploma students have the opportunity to apply to the Business Career Academy which provides exceptional benefits to enhance future employment opportunities. Apprenticeships are offer across a number of areas including Business Administration, HR, Procurement and Management.

Studying Business with the Career Ready Programme has provided me with endless opportunities such as a paid six-week internship in London and a business mentor from RBS! The course teachers are incredibly supportive and really do want the best for you. If you work hard your opportunities are endless on this course.Katie Buckle - Business Level 3

The School of Business and Management at University Centre Colchester (UCC) offers undergraduate programmes in Business and Management. The Higher Education Centre at UCC provides a great range of specialist facilities to meet the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students studying a business or management degree , including well-equipped teaching spaces and private study areas.

Professional Short Courses and workshops for Business

As the commercial arm of Colchester Institute, CI Business Solutions are committed to providing high quality training solutions to meet the needs of employers and their workforce. Our wide range of training caters for every business, and can help you increase both your productivity, profits and workforce skills.

Many of our Business and Management courses are open courses that are also available to individuals who wish to further their professional development. These short Business and Administration training courses and workshops open to anyone who would like to attend; developed in a diverse range of subject areas. Courses are scheduled throughout the year, usually lasting for half or a full day on specified dates and are delivered by tutors with a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise.

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Full-time Courses

Accounting AAT (Fast-track) Level 3
Accounting Level 2
Business Level 2
Business Level 3
Lorenzo De LeonWhat Our Students SayQuotation Mark

Lorenzo De Leon

Course: Business Level 3
Progressed From: The Sixth Form College, Colchester

"The course opens so many doors. I like that it’s coursework based and having a business mentor is brilliant. The internship I got through the course will help my university application and when I look for a job in the future. "


Business AdministratorApprenticeship
Chartered ManagerDegree Apprenticeship
Commercial Procurement and SupplyHigher Apprenticeship
Customer Service PractitionerApprenticeship
Digital MarketerApprenticeship
Event AssistantApprenticeship
HR Consultant / PartnerHigher Apprenticeship
HR SupportApprenticeship
Procurement and Supply AssistantApprenticeship
Team Leader / Supervisor Apprenticeship

Part-time Accounting Courses

AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma Level 3
AAT Accounting Foundation Certificate Level 2
AAT AccountingProfessional Diploma Level 4
AAT Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping
Certificate in Bookkeeping Level 2& Computerised Accounting