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Business Courses in Guildford, Surrey

If you see yourself as prospective high-flyer in business then you’ve come to the right place. The world of business offers a huge variety of exciting careers and opportunities, you could find yourself running your own business or even becoming CEO of a global company!

Along with practical work experience placements for our Level 2 and 3 students, our Business courses are delivered in our high tech classrooms, and will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to work in a competitive, innovative and sometimes unpredictable market. All our tutors are experts in their field and have good contacts within the industry and strong links with local businesses.

A business qualification is almost universally relevant and highly regarded by employers and will give you an overview of the commercial world; ideal if you're looking to specialise as you progress. If a particular business area has already caught your eye, you could opt for one of our specialist business courses.

If you’d like to go on and enrol on further courses in this area, then we can offer you progression to degrees and other professional qualifications at the College. 

Access to Business Studies Diploma - 2020:21
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Business Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma - 2020:21
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 Adult  16-18 


Why Choose Guildford College?

  • State-of-the-art learning hub
  • Modern business suite
  • Strong links with local businesses
  • Outstanding resources including computing facilities, online business resources and software
  • Expert guidance for university applications and careers advice
  • Strong links with local businesses

Day to Day in Industry

  • Financial accounting
  • Project management
  • Business administration
  • Customer relations
  • Starting a business
  • Marketing and promotions


Jobs in Business and Finance

  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneur
  • Accountant
  • Business Analyst
  • Self - employed Small Business Owner
  • Marketing Manager

Average Salary

Accountants, marketing executives and those in the professional business sector can expect a starting salary of around £18,000, rising to between £25,000 £40,000 once fully qualified. Senior positions can reach £60,000 to £80,000 or more in large organisations. 

Moving On

Move on to our professional qualifications in accounting, law or human resources. Alternatively, you could pursue business courses at university or combine business with another subject.


Student Soundbite

Jed Hodge

“My course has taught me so much about the different aspects of business and has prepared me well for my career. The tutors are excellent, all of them are very experienced in the business world and you can go to them with anything and they will support and advise you well – they’ve always got time for you. ”

Jed - Business Studies Level 3 Extended Diploma

01483 44 85 00

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