IT and business are an integral part of many industries and due to advancements in technology, there is an increasing demand for individuals with a high level of technical skills. This programme is designed to meet this demand by providing valuable placements and enterprise projects with organisations such as global manufacturer, Saint-Gobain.

There is also an opportunity to gain prestigious Microsoft Office Specialist Master status, compete in national championships, pitch your business ideas, Dragon’s Den style, to O2 Think Big and link up with our £3m Northern Logistics Academy. 

Combining two traditional A level subjects with a practical IT qualification, you will cover a broad range of topics from corporate strategy, accounting, human resources and marketing to IT systems, website development and social media in business. You’ll also explore how maths is used to make predictions and model real-life situations.

Programme components:

  • Level 3 BTEC National Extended Certificate In IT
  • A level Business
  • A level Maths

Popular Careers:

  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • Commercial Analyst
  • Management Consultant

Why study a Professional Skills Programme with us?

Exclusive Programmes

Choose from three programmes, tailoring your studies to achieve your future ambitions.

Develop Extensive Skills

Study two A levels and one BTEC, combining academic knowledge, professional skills and experience.

Dedicated Support

Supportive learning experience with smaller class sizes, to stretch and maximise your potential.

Enhanced Learning

Work placements, industry guest speakers, inspirational trips and enrichment initiatives.

Progression Opportunities

Great progression onto a higher apprenticeship or university and ultimately, your dream career.


Develop valuable employability skills such as leadership, communication and teamworking.