Business, Finance, Administration and Accounting

Develop your knowledge and skills in business. These courses include business professional courses including CIM, CIPD and AAT.

About Business Administration and Accounting

Develop your knowledge and skills in business and open doors to careers across a wide range of industries. On our Business courses and Apprenticeship programmes you can learn about areas including management, marketing, retail, accountancy, customer service, financial services and administration. You will have the opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial skills, work on real briefs from industry, compete in team challenges or pitch ideas to employers. You will also have the chance to undertake work placements – all helping to make you employable and prepare you for your future career.

Your CAVC

Our Career Ready programme sees the business community pass on their knowledge and experiences to you. Alongside your course, the programme offers a mentoring scheme, workplace visits and internships. CAVC is recognised for business – accredited by professional industry bodies including AAT, CIM and CIPD

Your Industry

The Financial, Legal and Professional Services sector remains one of Welsh Government highest performing sectors by GVA to the Welsh Economy. Wales has the fastest growing digital economy outside of London which has led to a thriving financial technology sector (fintech). Business News Wales (2019). By 2025 this industry is predicted to grow by 9% across the Cardiff Capital Region, leading to 9,000 additional jobs. (EMSI 2019).

Your Future

In recent years our students have progressed straight into careers in finance, business development, sales, marketing, retail and more. Many Level 3 students also go on to university courses across the UK in business or related subjects. You can even study university-level courses at CAVC.
Business

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Business Administration L2 Full Time 5 September 2022 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Business - BTEC First Extended Certificate L2 Full Time 5 September 2022 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Esports - Diploma L2 Full Time 5 September 2022 Cardiff International Sports Campus
Business Administration (Professional) L3 Full Time 5 September 2022 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Business - National Foundation Diploma L3 Full Time 5 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Business - National Foundation Extended Certificate L3 Full Time 5 September 2022 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Esports - Extended Certificate L3 Full Time 5 September 2022 Cardiff International Sports Campus
Financial Services - National Foundation Diploma L3 Full Time 5 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Business Administration L4 Part Time 3 November 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HND Business L5 Full Time 12 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Accounting

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AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Blended Learning) L2 Part Time 5 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting L2 Full Time 5 September 2022 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting L2 Part Time 27 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (PLA) L2 Part Time 7 February 2022 1 November 2022 9 January 2023 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping (PLA) L3 Part Time 9 January 2023 Barry Campus
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Blended Learning) L3 Part Time 5 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting L3 Full Time 5 September 2022 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting L3 Part Time 5 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (PLA) L4 Part Time 5 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting L4 Part Time 12 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIPD and Marketing

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CIM Foundation Certificate in Professional Marketing (PLA) L3 Part Time 4 October 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIPD Certificate in People Practice L3 Part Time 25 March 2022 13 May 2022 14 October 2022 Barry Campus
CIM Marketing Diploma - Applied Marketing (PLA) L4 Part Time 29 March 2022 12 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIM Marketing Diploma - Digital Marketing Techniques (PLA) L4 Part Time 12 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIM Marketing Diploma - Planning Campaigns (PLA) L4 Part Time 5 December 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HNC Unit - Human Resource Management (PLA) L4 Part Time 7 February 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management L5 Part Time 9 February 2022 16 March 2022 4 May 2022 22 June 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIM Marketing Diploma - Innovation in Marketing L6 Part Time 29 November 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIM Marketing Diploma - Marketing and Digital Strategy L6 Part Time 5 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIM Marketing Diploma - The Digital Customer Experience L6 Part Time 29 March 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIPD Strategic Diploma in People Management L6 Part Time 19 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Professional Courses 

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Communication Skills L2 Part Time Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Medical Terminology - Award L2 Part Time 20 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP) (PLA) L3 Part Time Contact us for dates Online
ILM L3 Award in Effective Coaching L3 Part Time 10 March 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
ILM Level 3 Award The Support Service Manager L3 Part Time 26 April 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIM Marketing Diploma - Applied Marketing (PLA) L4 Part Time 29 March 2022 12 September 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HNC Unit - Human Resource Management (PLA) L4 Part Time 7 February 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HNC Unit - Leadership and Management - (PLA) L4 Part Time 25 April 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
ILM Level 5 Award The Developing Leader L5 Part Time 16 February 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
ILM Level 5 Certificate in Effective Coaching & Mentoring L5 Part Time 7 February 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff