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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Skills for Employment L1 Full Time 23 January 2023 Barry Campus
Business L2 Full Time 4 September 2023 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Esports - Diploma L2 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Office Administration Skills L2 Full Time 4 September 2023 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Access to Business L3 Full Time Part Time 4 September 2023 11 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Business & Finance - National Foundation Diploma L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Business Marketing - National Foundation Extended Certificate L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Business - National Foundation Diploma L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Esports - Extended Certificate L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Professional Administration Skills L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Business Administration L4 Part Time 6 November 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HND Business L5 Full Time 11 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Accounting

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Bookkeeping - Award L1 Part Time 31 October 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Payroll - Award L1 Part Time 8 November 2023 Barry Campus
AAT Certificate in Accounting (Online and On Campus) L2 Part Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting L2 Full Time 4 September 2023 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting L2 Part Time 26 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (PLA) L2 Part Time 12 January 2023 23 January 2023 7 February 2023 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Computerised Accounts L2 Part Time 2 February 2023 19 October 2023 1 February 2024 Barry Campus
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting L3 Full Time 4 September 2023 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting L3 Part Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Diploma in Accounting (Online and On Campus) L3 Part Time 4 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting L4 Part Time 11 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIPD and Marketing

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CIPD Certificate in People Practice L3 Part Time 28 September 2023 Barry Campus
CIM Marketing Certificate - Digital Marketing Techniques (PLA) L4 Part Time 17 April 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIM Marketing Certificate - Planning Campaigns (PLA) L4 Part Time 12 December 2022 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIPD Associate Diploma in Organisational Learning and Development L5 Part Time 2 December 2022 15 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management L5 Part Time 13 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIM Marketing Diploma - Innovation in Marketing L6 Part Time 23 April 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIM Marketing Diploma - Marketing and Digital Strategy L6 Part Time 9 January 2024 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CIPD Diploma in Strategic People Management L7 Part Time 14 September 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Professional Courses 

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Communication Skills L2 Part Time Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Computerised Accounts L2 Part Time 2 February 2023 19 October 2023 1 February 2024 Barry Campus
Credit & Collection (PLA) L2 Part Time Contact us for dates Online
Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP) (PLA) L3 Part Time 12 December 2022 Online
Diploma in Credit & Collection (PLA) L3 Part Time Contact us for dates Online
ILM L3 Award in Effective Coaching L3 Part Time 14 March 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
ILM Level 3 Award The Support Service Manager L3 Part Time 7 February 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HNC Unit - Accounting Principles (PLA) L4 Part Time 24 April 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
HNC Unit - Managing a Successful Business Project (PLA) L4 Part Time 6 February 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Level 4 Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice (PLA) L4 Part Time Contact us for dates Online
ILM Level 5 Award The Developing Leader L5 Part Time 16 February 2023 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Management of Portfolios Foundation & Practitioner (PLA) L5 Part Time Contact us for dates Online
Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation & Practitioner (PLA) L5 Part Time Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff Online
Level 6 Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice (PLA) L6 Part Time Contact us for dates Online