Business is at the heart of the economy with innovation as its driving force. Our courses will help budding business people and entrepreneurs develop the skills, commercial awareness and economic knowledge to thrive in a business-related role.

Subjects in this area are highly versatile, exciting and challenging, and will open the door to a wealth of opportunities. Whether you want to focus on a particular area of operation, or gain an overview of the entire business machine, our courses will give you a broad understanding. You will learn how to set up and run your own business, study the way in which multi-national corporations operate, build networks, and plan how market and sell your own ideas.

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Full Time Courses

Our Level 2 and 3 programmes will teach you the skills to progress into employment, study higher education courses at university or here at Fareham College, or gain further qualifications through an apprenticeship.

You will cover a range of subjects including marketing, finance, human resources, law and customer service through active learning from industry-experienced staff.

Our full time courses provide:

  • Lectures, seminars, workshops and interactive enterprise activities to develop your knowledge and communication skills
  • Teaching from highly experienced tutors with vast industry and management experience
  • Excellent progression routes to university
  • Close links with the region’s most exciting businesses
  • Great work experience opportunities to increase your job prospects
  • The chance to start building your business networks and contacts

Career Options

For anyone with sound business knowledge, the world is your oyster! Our courses will give you the skills to work any industry or sector that you are interested in, within roles including:

  • Business Management
  • Project Management
  • Office Administration
  • Office Assistant/ Supervisor/ Manager
  • Marketing Assistant/ Coordinator/ Manager
  • HR Assistant/ Coordinator/ Manager
  • Finance Assistant/ Coordinator/ Manager
  • Accountant
  • Customer Service Assistant/ Coordinator/ Manager

An apprenticeship in Business provides you with the best possible training to equip you with skills that are in high demand. You will have a full time job and earn a wage, while also attending College, usually for a day a week, in order to gain a nationally recognised qualification and essential competencies.

We offer a range of business, finance and leadership apprenticeships which combine applied experience in the work place with theoretical learning at college to help you develop the vital transferable skills needed to succeed and progress within a corporate environment.

Your Campus: Bishopsfield Road

Re-developed in September 2015, Fareham’s BRC campus provides an outstanding learning environment for the 2,000 learners based at the main site. With £16 million of investment, Fareham’s students have access to transforming facilities and the latest technologies and curriculum-based equipment to support some of the best technical and professional teaching in Hampshire.

There are plenty of light, bright and inspirational spaces, both inside and out, where you can relax in between lessons, meet with friends, have a bite to eat or get ahead with some private study. As a student at Fareham College, our creative learning environment will provide an excellent route to your future career, university or further training.

Part Time Study

Whether you are planning a change of career, seeking to develop your existing skills or are a business looking for training options for your staff, we offer a variety of courses that cover a full spectrum of professional business functions, industries and sectors.

Many of our Business courses are delivered digitally, meaning that you can study from home while being supported by one of our dedicated online tutors. Whatever your career goal in Business, Finance and Enterprise, we have the staff and courses to help you achieve it.

Higher Education

Our Business and Accounting courses at Level 4 and above offer an affordable, flexible and skills-based route to achieve a higher-level qualification. Whether you are already in employment and want to take your career to the next level or would like to train in a completely new area, our HE courses are available via a range of delivery methods and accredited by leading professional bodies including the AAT.