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Are you a budding entrepreneur? We have a range of business courses on offer designed to help you prepare for your career. Business professionals are needed in almost any organisation and our courses could take you in a number of directions.

Business courses

Why choose business at West Notts?

Excellent employer connections

We work closely with industry experts and local employers to deliver an unrivalled learning experience, allowing you to explore all aspects of business: from merchandising and branding, to finance, sales, and marketing.

Engaging and practical courses

We combine rigorous theory training with practical hands-on experience so that you can find the industry and the area of business that suits you best. You’ll also have the opportunity to complete work-based placements in an assortment of different business settings.

Exclusive talks from guest speakers

As a student, you’ll be based at our Derby Road campus and can making use of our top-notch facilities, including our wellstocked LRC, and benefit from talks from guest speakers, which have included The Apprentice’s Karren Brady, and Games Workshop founder Ian Livingstone OBE.

Be part of the 'Learning Company'

As a business student you will have the opportunity to get involved in our Resolve IT learning company. You will be able to support our IT students with your business skills in running this professional IT repair service.

We’ve watched this small company grow in popularity with clients who bring their laptops and PCs for repair and refurbishment. Our technical students will fault find and repair all manner of issues while you will be able to support the marketing, liaison and cash flow side of things to ensure the continued success of this initiative.

Career Opportunities

Guided Campus Tour

Get a glimpse into the facilities you will be using as a business student at West Notts College.

What our students say

Lucy loves the creative side to business studies as well as learning the financial aspects. She explains about all of the extra-curricular activities which have given her confidence with her presenting skills and connecting with fellow students


Business news and press

  • Business students celebrate end-of-year accolades

    Students on business courses at West Nottinghamshire College have been applauded for their successes and achievements throughout the academic year.

    Posted: 22/06/2023
  • Students hear infamous ex-jewellery magnate’s pearls of wisdom

    Gerald Ratner, the businessman whose infamous jokes about products his shops sold led to the downfall of a retail giant, has been sharing his life’s ups and downs with students at West Nottinghamshire College and Nottingham Trent University.

    Posted: 19/06/2023
  • College celebrates ‘Good’ Ofsted result

    Staff and students at West Nottinghamshire College are celebrating following the publication of its latest Ofsted inspection report – which has graded it ‘good’ with areas of outstanding provision, and that makes a strong contribution to meeting its area’s skills needs.

    Posted: 07/06/2023

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Why choose West Notts?

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96.2% A Level pass rate in 2022.

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction.**Learner Exit Survey 2019/20

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We offer a flexible and cost-effective travel pass to all students and apprentices.

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We have four campuses each boasting a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

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