Our Courses

At City of Westminster College we pride ourselves on running inspiring and engaging courses, which develop your creative thinking and provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed. Our courses are designed with your employability in mind; from work placements and real-life projects to facilities mirroring industry, they provide an excellent launchpad for your future career.

We offer a diverse and exciting range of vocational and practical qualifications for you to choose from, across a wide range of subject areas. With courses for school leavers (16-18 year-olds) including A-levels, T-Levels and BTECs, courses for adults, Apprenticeships, Higher Education, short courses and work-based vocational learning, there's sure to be something for you at City of Westminster College - find your course below.

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Business and Accounting


If you aspire to a career in business or financial services our courses offer you the opportunity to study at Levels 1-4 to take you into work or on to university.  
Learn from tutors experienced in delivering high standard of academic work with lots of practical application. Employability is very important so you will get the opportunity to work on your skills and be offered work placements, work related projects like conducting market research for companies such as Timberland and Vans and competing in charity fundraising challenges.  The higher national diploma offers practical help with progression into employment, CV workshops and interview practice with real life employers. 

There are guest speakers in lessons from world-class brands like Google, Amazon and Standard & Poor’s. In the second year of our Level 3 course, students are offered the chance to take a specialist pathway in subjects such as marketing, law or accounting and this helps you decide on a career path or university choice prior to making your UCAS choices. The majority of our Level 3 students progress onto Higher Education. 

Do you know…  

Students go on visits to places such as the Business Start Up Show and the Bank of England, giving you the chance to network and find out about the various parts of the business sector. 

Earning potential… 

Ranging from £16,000 at entry level up to £74,000 at director level depending on the industry you choose. 

What’s next? 

Upon successful completion of your qualification, you will have lots of options to progress from our Level 4 HNC in Business, a degree at a university to employment in a range of jobs. Future job opportunities include Accountant, Account Manager, Advertising Executive, Bank Manager, Business Development Manager, Customer Services Manager, Events Manager, Financial Advisor, Human Resources Manager, Insurance Broker, Marketing Executive, Project Manager, Public Relations Executive and more.  


If you aspire to an exciting career in the financial world, there are lots of opportunities in this.  It’s not only banks and accountancy firms who need people with financial skills, most companies across every industry will need someone who’s good with finance.  
Offered at levels 1, 2 and 3, our courses are designed to provide you with practical real-world accounting and finance skills that employers want. 

Starting with beginner’s courses such as bookkeeping and computerised accounts, you can progress through to the advanced Level 4 course, 

Do you know…  

Most of our Accounting courses are Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualifications which are highly recognised and highly regarded by the industry.  

Earning potential 

The average salary for an accountant in the UK is £62,042 a year.

What’s next? 

On successful completion of your qualification, you can progress to higher accounting qualifications, a degree, an apprenticeship, employment or even start your own business. Most companies and public sector organisations employ accounting specialists, which consequently have great career progression opportunities. 

For more information on Business and Accounting courses, please click on the links below.

Course Suitable for Categories
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (AQ2022) Adults (Part-time) F.E. Courses
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (Online & On Campus) Adults (Part-time) F.E. Courses
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (AQ2022) Adults F.E. Courses
AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting (AQ2022) Adults (Part-time), H.E. Students H.E. Courses
Access to H.E. Diploma in Business Adults Access Course
Access to Law Adults Access Course
Bookkeeping - Level 1 Extended Award in Bookkeeping Adults (Part-time) Promoted, Short Courses
BTEC HND in Business H.E. Students H.E. Courses
BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Business and Administration 16-18, Adults F.E. Courses
BTEC Level 2 Certificate and Extended Certificate in Business 16-18, Adults F.E. Courses
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business 16-18, Adults F.E. Courses
Start Your Own Business Adults (Part-time) Short Courses