Business &

Ready to start your entrepreneurial journey?

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.

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Conflict Management and Resolution
Duration: 1 Day Attendance: 1 Day
Human Resources Practice
Duration: 1 Day Attendance: 1 Day
Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring
Duration: 1 Day Attendance: 1 Day
Level 3 Certificate In Leadership And Management (ILM)
Duration: 3 hours a week for 18 weeks Attendance: Part-Time
Foundation Certificate in Human Resources Practice (CIPD) Level 3
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 36 Weeks Attendance: Part-Time
T Level Management & Administration Level 3
Study Area: 16-18 Duration: 2 years Attendance: Full Time
Book-Keeping & Accounts Level 1
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 15 Weeks Attendance: Part Time
Computerised Accounts Level 1
Duration: 15 weeks Attendance: Part Time
Accounts or Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Level 2
Study Area: Apprenticeships Duration: 12-15 Months Attendance: Part Time
Customer Service Practitioner Level 2
Study Area: Apprenticeships Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Workplace and College
Computerised Accounts Level 2
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 15 Weeks Attendance: Part Time
T Level Transition Business Level 2
Study Area: 16-18 Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Full Time
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 and trusted business leaders with invaluable industry experience to enhance your learning.

You’ll be able to take advantage of our wide network of business contacts in the industry, to accelerate your job search.

Which level is best for you?

Calderdale College has a set of standard entry requirements. Apply for the course you want to study and we will help you get there.

There are a lot of courses available – work focused, practical and academic so it is important to think about the future and whether you want to proceed to university, move onto another course or get a job. We offer BTECs, ApprenticeshipsT Levels, NVQs, VRQs, Degree Level Courses and more.

If you’re still not sure, don’t worry. You can speak to a member of our advice and guidance team who will give you their best advice!

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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 cover 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 [email protected] 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.

  • Business Consultant

    Up to £66k
  • Managing Director

    Up to £130k
  • Strategy Manager

    Up to £74k
  • Managing Consultant

    Up to £96k
  • Senior Business Analyst

    Up to £70k
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?

Need help with your application?

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Get your fresh Starbucks at our Inspire Café

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

Discover our Motor Vehicle courses at our NEW bespoke Automotive Centre.

Discover our Motor Vehicle courses at our NEW bespoke Automotive Centre.