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We can help you turn a hobby, into a career!

Updated: 27/06/2017

Turn what you love, into what you do. Want to be your own boss? Or maybe turn a hobby you're passionate about into a career? At The Sheffield College we are offering a range of courses so that you can improve your skills in your chosen craft, while accessing the support you need to set up your own business.

We can help you turn a hobby, into a career!

Fashion Design students work on their hand sewing technique

Starting in September 2017 we have places on the following courses:

  • Hairdressing
  • Barbering
  • Food Preparation Cooking
  • Professional Cookery
  • Cake Decorating
  • Patisserie & Confection
  • Furniture Making
  • Therapeutic Counselling
  • Accounting AAT & Book Keeping
  • Dog Grooming
  • Silversmithing & Metal Jewellery
  • Fashion & Clothes Making
  • Pottery & Ceramics
  • Digital Photography
  • Floristry


Upon staring your course you will have access to our award winning Enterprise Team who will support you to gain the skills and extra help you need to set up your own business. They can help with:

  • Tax, VAT and National Insurance
  • Finance and legislation
  • Start-up finance and investment
  • Finding a business mentor
  • Joining networks and small business associations
  • Workshops and other training you may need
  • Business planning, marketing, research and strategy
  • Intellectual property laws

Use our course search function to look for your course or email admissions@sheffcol.ac.uk for more information.