Vocational Accounting courses

Key Information 

Vocational BTEC Accounting courses at Blackburn College offer practical, professional and exciting courses to prepare you for a career in this industry. You will learn about administration, legal, finance and management and develop your communication, teamwork and problem solving skills.

Why Blackburn College?

  • Business Career Academy with visiting speakers, mentoring from employee volunteers, six weeks paid internship and employer-led seminars.
  • Opportunity to study an additional qualification accredited by the IFS - The Institute of Financial Services.
  • Trips to London's Old Bailey, High Court and Houses of Parliament - as well as Manchester United, Alton Towers and Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
  • Strong industry links with Boots, Marks & Spencer, Santander and Barclays with work placement opportunities.
  • Dedicated Accounting facilities in our Elizabeth Building.

HOW MUCH CAN I EXPECT TO EARN?

You can expect a starting salary of approximately £22,000 - which can rise significantly as your career progresses.

Career Opportunities 

Here are just a few of the careers and job roles our graduates have gone on to do:

  • Accountancy
  • Administration
  • Auditor
  • Budget Manager
  • Finance and Accounting 
  • Financial Analyst
  • Human Resources 
  • Payroll Manager
  • Tax Specialist