Higher National Certificate in Business (HNC)


The Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Business is an innovative and flexible part-time course, which enables individuals to follow a higher educational experience, studying a wide range of business-related topics.

The course is taught by highly qualified Trainers, who hold a wealth of industry experience which brings the course to life. The HNC in Business offers great opportunities for career progression as well as providing a sound basis for further study, for example through the Foundation or Honours Degree in Leadership and Management.

Topics Covered

  • Business Decision Making
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
  • Organisations and Behaviour
  • Marketing Principles
  • E-Business
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Business Environments

Assessment will be in the form of assignments - there are no formal examinations.

Key Benefits

  • Nationally recognised qualification, valued highly by employers
  • Offers a visible return on investment
  • High level business knowledge, applied in context
  • Quality assured training

As the programme is based at Level 4, successful completion of the Higher National Certificate will provide module exemptions on follow up courses, such as the Foundation Degree in Leadership and Management.

The cost of the HNC is £2,000+vat and registration for Chamber members and £2,200+vat and registration for non Chamber Members.

This course is also available as part of a Higher Apprenticeship.  The cost of the HNC as part of a Higher Apprenticeship is £900+vat and registration for Chamber members and £1,000+vat and registration for non Chamber members.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements or age restrictions.  However in order to be considered for a Higher Apprenticeship you must be working in a managerial or senior administration role, either full-time or part-time. Further eligibility criteria may apply.

HNC Booklet DownloadStudent loans may be available subject to eligibility.  For more information visit       www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance

For further information please contact Chris Giles on 024 7623 1122 or email giles.c@cwtcov.co.uk


Download the HNC in Business information booklet to find out more about the qualification subjects.

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