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Business

98% of students achieve
a pass or higher
Whether you’re hungry to manage your own business empire, become a marketing mogul, hone your finance management skills or be the next big product inventor, our Business courses cover everything you need to begin a successful career in the business industry.

Business at Calderdale College

Watch the video to see why you should study at Calderdale College and find out where one of our Business courses could take you.

Access to HE

Courses Attendance
Access to HE Diploma: Business

Do you…

Have a keen interest in business and want to know what makes organisations successful?

Are you…

Ready to learn how to sell products and services to a target audience?

Are you…

Ready to start your entrepreneurial journey?

Do you…

Want to develop your skills in all aspects of business, from marketing and HR to accounting and analytics?

Benefit from a range of industry links

Why study Business?

Our new state-of-the-art business suite ensures you have all the tools you need to succeed during your course, such as dedicated business learning spaces, a board room, a mock court room and break out areas where students foster their creativity and innovation takes place.

We have an exclusive partnership with Lloyds Banking Group, who help us to develop students’ business skills via real-life experiences in their workplaces.

We work with Covea Insurance to advance students’ vocational and employability skills through the Covea Scholarship Programme, an exciting opportunity for students studying Business, Law or Computing to work alongside industry professionals.

This is a nationally recognised qualification that means something to your future employers, and will give you access to a vast choice of roles.

You will be expertly trained by passionate, knowledgeable, trusted business leaders with invaluable industry experience to enhance your learning. You can tap into our wide network of business contacts in the industry, to accelerate your job search.

What careers could
our courses lead to?

*Figures are based on typical salaries in that job role from payscale.com/research/UK/Job

What will
I study?

Whether you choose to study Business, Human Resources Support, Business and Law, or one of our other many Business courses, you will study a range of units within your chosen course. There’s something for everyone!

Example Modules
Some example modules include

Course Pages
Each individual course page contains information on the modules of study, but if you have any questions we are on hand to help.

Contact our Advice and Guidance team on 01422 399267 or email adviceguidance@calderdale.ac.uk for more info.

With a 70% rise in the number of UK company founders under 35 years old, we can help make sure you're one of them.

Be the best you...

Case Study

How Business Students Have Benefited from Core21

Hear from Kanaya Walker, level 3 Business student, on how she's benefitted from the Core21 programme with Lloyds Banking Group.

FAQS

FAQs

Got a burning question or would just like to get a better feel for life at College? Browse our FAQs page to find out more.

Case Study

Case Study: Stephanie Kennedy

Stephanie is studying a Foundation Degree in Business, Leadership & Management at University Centre Calderdale College. Here she explains why she loves studying with us, and how her course has helped her decide her future career.

Boredom Buster

10 Riddles to solve

We've put together 10 riddles. Let us know how many you can guess without peeking at the answers.

Career Profile

Career Profile: Kanaya and David

We spoke to two of our recent graduates, Kanaya and David. Both students graduated from College with distinctions and have chosen wildly different career paths.

Taster

Agile Working

Calderdale College’s students learning the agile way!

Explore our
campus

Here at Calderdale College we’ve invested in fantastic facilties. Don’t just take our word for it, explore on the interactive map below.

Calderdale College Campus

Click on one of the letters below to see more

Percival Whitley Centre

G
  • Digital Skills & Media
  • Business & Enterprise
  • Apprenticeships
F
  • University Centre
  • Professional Studies
  • Teacher Education
  • Access to HE
  • Curriculum Support
  • Skills for Life
E
  • Health & Social Care
  • Early Years & Childhood Professions
  • Dental Nursing
D
  • Maths and English
  • Employability & Life Skills
  • D Cafe
  • ESOL
  • Job Centre Plus
C
  • Business Support
  • Executive Suite
  • Meeting Rooms
  • External Funding
B
  • Full Works Salon
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Multi Faith Room
  • 14-16 Suite
  • Students Union
  • Learning Centre
A
  • Reception
  • Cuisine 1893
  • DigiHub
  • Enrolment Suite
  • Learner Services
  • Trade Academy

Inspire Centre

IC
  • Sports & Fitness
  • Animal Care
  • Learning Centre
  • Outdoor Pitches

Get your fresh Starbucks at our Inspire Cafe

Located in the Inspire Centre, our Inspire Café sells Starbucks beverages plus a range of sandwiches and snacks. It is open to students, staff and visitors to the Inspire Centre.

Where to find us
The Inspire Café can be found in the Inspire Centre, at our campus on Francis Street, Halifax.

Food and drink available
Within the café you can find a range of sandwiches, paninis, cold drinks and Starbucks beverages, plus a range of other snacks.

Loyalty card
We offer an Inspire Café loyalty card, for every Starbucks drink you purchase you will be given a stamp and once you have collected 8 stamps you will get a free drink on us!

G Floor

If our Digital Skills and Media students are not in DigiHub they may find themselves on our top floor. 

This is also home to our Business suite and many Apprentices will spend their college hours here with 1 to 1s or group sessions.

Home to:
  • Digital Skills & Media
  • Business & Enterprise
  • Apprenticeships
F Floor

Our University Centre is located on F Floor and is home to all Higher Education students and staff. 

Home to:

  • University Centre
  • Professional Studies
  • Teacher Education
  • Access to HE
  • Curriculum Support
  • Skills for Life
E Floor

This is home to our Health and Social Care Students.

Here you will find a dentistry room with working chair and tools, a pharmacy, a hospital room and nursery style classroom for Childcare students.

Home to:

  • Health & Social Care
  • Early Years & Childhood Professions
  • Dental Nursing
D Floor

D Floor is home to our student run D Cafe.

Run by Employability and Life Skills students, the cafe provides them with skills for the future as well as providing you with a nice coffee and cake. 

Home to:

  • Maths and English
  • Employability & Life Skills
  • D Cafe
  • ESOL
  • Job Centre Plus
C Floor

Our business support, executive suite and meeting rooms are all found on C floor. This floor is restricted for student entry unless permission is granted. 

Home to:

  • Business Support
  • Executive Suite
  • Meeting Rooms
  • External Funding
B Floor

Here you will find The Full Works Salon, a hair and beauty salon run by staff and students; with affordable treatments for you and your friends.

One of our two Learning Centres is also on B Floor and has plenty of PCs for drop-in use as well as bookable rooms for collaboration and quiet study.

Home to:

  • Full Works Salon
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Multi Faith Room
  • 14-16 Suite
  • Students Union
  • Learning Centre
A Floor

A Floor is home to our state-of-the-art DigiHub and Trade Academy. Our Digital Skills, Computing and Media students will spend a lot of their time here in the music studio, photography studio or iMac Suite.

Students of our construction courses will find our Brickwork, Carpentry and Joinery workshops. You will also find Cuisine 1893, our very own restaurant standard kitchen, where our hospitality and catering students will train. 

Home to:

  • Reception
  • Cuisine 1893
  • DigiHub
  • Enrolment Suite
  • Learner Services
  • Trade Academy
Inspire Centre

The Inspire Centre is home to our Sport students. With a fitness suite, rock climbing wall, sports hall and outdoor pitches there’s plenty of opportunities to get stuck into a new sport or fitness regime.

The Inspire Centre also hosts our second Learning Centre and our Animal Care students will also find their animals in the various classrooms dedicated to them, or in the outdoor hutches. Facilities for our Public Services, Outdoor Education, Electrical, Plumbing and Engineering courses are also found in the Inspire Centre. Plus you can grab a coffee from Starbucks on your way out!

Home to:

  • Sports & Fitness
  • Animal Care
  • Learning Centre
  • Outdoor Pitches