Business, Tourism and Management

A knowledge of business and business processes can be useful in many different jobs including roles within the administrative and clerical job family, accountancy, banking and finance, retail sales and customer services. It will also be useful if you are thinking about setting up your own business or being self-employed in the future. Economics bridges the gap between science subjects and humanities and is highly regarded by universities. It combines very well with mathematics and subjects like business, government and politics, history and geography. Economics students typically follow careers in accountancy, finance and business analysis in both the private and public sectors.

Business and Management

The business department offers a range of full and part-time courses from levels 1 to 6 at NPTC Group of Colleges.

Each department reflects a dynamic sector, with staff bringing a balance of academic excellence and industry expertise to create a stimulating learning experience.

The innovative BTEC Level 2 Technical Certificate in Business Enterprise is specifically designed to develop essential business skills. Completion of this one-year course may allow progression onto level 3 courses.

The full-time Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Business is available at Neath College.

Alternatively, the Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Business can be combined with Applied Law at the Brecon Beacons or Newtown College.

In sum, this course will cover topics including marketing, finance, human resources, and enterprise.

Furthermore, students can progress onto Higher Education and study business, law or finance-related subjects at university.

Students can also do a degree programme at NPTC Group of Colleges.

The business department offers students the opportunity to study an HND in Business Studies and BA (Hons) in Business Studies at Neath College or BA (Hons) in Business & IT at Brecon Beacons College.

Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism is an industry that is built to last.

Although things might be worrying for travel brands, they won’t stay this way forever. The broad ‘travel and tourism industry’ encompasses many service sectors and, in total, accounts for approximately 10% of the world’s GDP. Countless people, governments, and businesses rely on the industry’s continued existence.

If there’s anything we can learn from the recent past, it’s that the travel industry always recovers from disasters and emerges on the other side more resilient and innovative than ever before. Travel is not only economically significant, but it fulfils a very human urge to get out, connect and explore the world. It’s in everyone’s interest for the industry to bounce back and very exciting to be part of it.

Indeed, the tourism sector offers employment globally, nationally, and locally.

Employment includes working in events, visitor attractions, marketing, human resources, tourism management and development, rural tourism, hotel management, wedding planning, cabin crew, and travel agency.

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Courses
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (Part-Time)
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (Half-Qualification)
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (Part-Time)
AAT Level 4 Auditing
AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting (Part-Time)
Access to HE – Business & Financial Services (Full-Time)
Accounting Accelerated Learning Level 2/3 (Full-Time)
BTEC Level 1/2 Accelerated Learning in Travel & Tourism (Full-Time)
BTEC Level 2 Certificate In Business Enterprise
BTEC Level 2 Certificate In Business Enterprise
BTEC Level 3 Business (Full-Time)
BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Business and Law (Full-Time)
BTEC Level 3 in Travel & Tourism with WBQ (Full-Time)
Business Management – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree (Full-Time)
Business Management – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree (Part-Time)
Business Studies – HND (Full-Time)
Business Studies – HND (Part-Time: Evening)
Business, Management & IT – BA (Hons) (Full-Time)
ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management
International Tourism & Events Management – BA (Hons) (Full-Time)
International Tourism & Events Management – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree (Full-Time)
International Tourism & Events Management – HNC (Part-Time)
International Tourism & Events Management – HND (Full-Time)