Business Academy

Do you want to enhance your skills and knowledge with Lancashire Adult Learning?


If you want to work in the world of business for an organisation or become self-employed, we have just the course for you.


Studying as an adult can be a challenge. Our expert teachers are here to help you gain a qualification and support your career.

All courses will run at Accrington and Rossendale College.

  • AAT Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping
    Business Academy
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to work in the world of business particularly the accountancy sector. It provides learners with the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments which require bookkeeping. You may choose that you want to work for an organisation, or become a self-employed bookkeeper once fully qualified.

    The course will cover a wide range of subject areas to give you a great insight into bookkeeping. This will enable you to learn new skills or upskill your current skills and qualities.

    You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out bookkeeping techniques such as understanding bookkeeping transactions including income, expenditure, profit and loss. You will also explore the software associated with bookkeeping

    Once you have completed your first level qualification and complete further qualifications you can apply for an adult apprentice, or go into employment. There are currently around 30,000 jobs in the North West related to financial accountancy with the average salary averaging £32K once qualified.

    Whilst you are qualifying, you could expect to earn around £13 per hour.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      TUE - 16/04/2024
      17:30 to 20:30
      12 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £149.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • AAT Level 1 Award in Business Skills
    Business Academy
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to work in the world of business particularly the accountancy sector. It provides learners with the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments in a business associated with sales and purchases linked to business expenditure and income.

    The course will cover a wide range of subject areas to give you a great insight into the business sector. This will enable you to learn new skills or upskill your current skills and qualities.

    You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out administrative tasks such as how to manage information and supporting events as well as know how to apply their knowledge in a variety of industries and job roles.

    Once you have completed your first level qualification and complete further qualifications you can apply for an adult apprentice or go into employment. There are currently around 30,000 jobs in the Northwest related to financial accountancy with the average salary averaging £32K once qualified.

    Whilst you are qualifying, you could expect to earn around £13 per hour.

    You can start your career by aiming for some of the following job roles -

    Business administration

    Working in an office

    Becoming an admin assistant

    And many more!
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      WED - 17/04/2024
      09:30 to 12:30
      12 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £149.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Business Administration Level 2
    Business Academy
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to work in the world of business. It will provide learners with the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments in a business administration role.

    The course will cover a wide range of subject areas to give you a great insight into the business sector. This will enable you to learn new skills or upskill your current skills and qualities. You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out administrative tasks such as how to manage information and supporting events as well as know how to apply their knowledge in a variety of industries and job roles.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 18/04/2024
      09:30 to 12:30
      9 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started: with Website Design Level 1
    Business Academy
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 06/03/2024
      18:00 to 21:00
      10 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Digital Marketing (EQUAL)
    Business Academy
    Accessed Flexibly Online

    Flexibly Online
    Flexibly Online
    The TQUK Level 2 Digital Marketing course is ideal for those who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of Digital Marketing. The programme is designed for those who desire to form a foundation due to little or no previous digital marketing experience.

    Learn the basics of marketing strategy including social media, Email and SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) as part of marketing campaigns.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      04/09/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration (EQUAL)
    Business Academy
    Accessed Flexibly Online

    Flexibly Online
    Flexibly Online
    This course is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to work in the world of business. It will provide learners with the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments in a business administration role.

    The course will cover a wide range of subject areas to give you a great insight into the business sector. This will enable you to learn new skills or upskill your current skills and qualities.

    You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out administrative tasks such as how to manage

    information and supporting events as well as know how to apply their knowledge in a variety of industries and job roles.

    There are currently around 18,500jobs in the North West related to business administration with the average salary ranging from £13.39 to £15.50 per hour. Average salary within this sector can be up £25K per year.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      04/09/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Using Social Marketing for Business - Level 2 Award
    Business Academy
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      WED - 24/04/2024
      18:00 to 21:00
      6 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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