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Are you a real go-getter with a desire to succeed? The world of business is vibrant and fast-paced, offering opportunities across a range of industries. Our business courses prepare you for roles in a variety of sectors (for example the hospitality and sport and leisure industries or local government), self-employment and university.

You will build your confidence in a business environment and you’ll work closely with employers on real-life projects. The courses will also improve your communication skills as you’ll be writing business reports and making professional presentations.

Why West Cheshire College?

As a business student at West Cheshire College you will experience working with employers on projects related to their business and you will hear from entrepreneurs and business leaders who will talk about their experiences and reveal the secrets of their success.

You will create business plans, study internet marketing, website design, recruitment and selection, HR management, training and development, business ethics, finance and international business. Our tutors have extensive experience within the private and public sector and will support you in working to high professional business standards.

Trips and Activities

A residential to Barcelona is planned for some students to study international business and explore management systems and business ethics at FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou Stadium.

You will have the opportunity to take part in a residential visit to London to learn about the process of law-making inside Parliament, the House of Commons and the House of Lords and study elements of marketing in more detail.


Most students progress to higher-level study at the College either from Level 1 to Level 2 or from Level 2 to Level 3, or progress into employment or Apprenticeships in the industry.

This year, business students had a 100% pass rate with 18% of students gaining the highest possible grade.

Over half of our Level 3 students have progressed onto degree courses at universities and the remaining students have progressed into employment or Apprenticeships with companies including Unilever and Airbus.

Did you know?

In this region there are around 3151 job vacancies for Office Managers available per year - they earn on average £14.16 per hour.