Shena Simon Campus
(Full Time - 2 years)
If you have a brain for business and love getting stuck into the details of planning and management, then our Business Management and Administration T Level could be perfect for you.
Equal to three A Levels, this course has been designed with our industry partners so you'll be prepared to work in the Management and Administration sector.
As one of our Industry Excellence Academy programmes, you'll be working with leading specialists and learning all you need for a career that can cover people and process management, business support services, financial processing and business marketing analysis skills.
You'll cover topics including:
• Business Context
• People and projects
• Quality Compliance
• Change Management
You'll enjoy scrutinising large organisational structures and their event management processes while learning how to project manage more effectively. We'll help you to develop your leadership skills, financial management awareness and planning strategies needed for modern day business.
As part of the course, you'll complete a work placement of a minimum of 315 hours. This could see you working with one of our leading employer partners such as Lloyds Banking Group.
You'll get the chance to work with large businesses in Manchester on special projects, allowing you to gain, depending on the size of the employer project.
By studying a T Level course, you'll be eligible for the ‘T Award', a package of benefits that includes:
• £300 per year bursary*
• Curriculum based incentives
• Free branded work wear
• Opportunity to take part in exciting college-wide competitions
• Minimum 20% delivery by industry experts
• Access to industry standard laptop* (as appropriate)
• Guaranteed progression to a Higher Education course at UCEN Manchester
• Bursary incentive if progressing to UCEN Manchester
• Minimum 45- day industry placement
• And much more.
*Subject to requirements including 95% attendance, positive attitude and grade profile
You must have 5 GCSE's including Grade 4 and above in English and maths, and a previous qualification in Business is desirable. You'll take part in an interview as part of the application process.
You'll complete a set of written exams and an employer set project. You'll also have to complete an externally set assignment that covers the specialist area of Business Support. In addition, you'll take part in live briefs set by a range of employers in Greater Manchester throughout your studies.
You can progress onto a Foundation Degree in Business Management with our higher education partner UCEN Manchester and follow this up with an optional top-up year to earn a BA (Hons) degree.
Alternatively, you could progress on to another degree level university course or begin your career with an entry level job in the following roles:
• Business Administrator
• Business Manager
• Project Manager
• Business Finance Officer
• Finance Manager
• Business Marketing Management
• Social Media Marketing Developer
• Business Analysist
• Business Support Advisor
• Business Support Administrator
• Accountant Advisor
• Human Resources.
If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.Fees, finance and funding page
Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you'll receive and how it will help your career?
Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it's about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!
In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.Learn more
In our unique Industry Excellence Academy you’ll benefit from a programme of study that has been co-developed, and is co-delivered, with one of our industry partners.Learn more
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Business, Accountancy and Finance & Insurance are the three highest growing industries in Manchester.