Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 31/01/2020

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £362 p/ year
24+ £362 p/ year
International £2,880 p/ year


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This programme has been developed to provide a flexible approach to study using a variety of units within Business Administration. Devised to encourage learners to stretch and grow. The qualification provides learners with the opportunity to extend their learning in preparation for further vocational learning or to prepare entry to employment:

  • Level 1 OCN Certificate in Business Administration

Aims of the course

The aim of the course

  • To help learners who wish to progress to/within further education
  • To help learners develop their learning
  • To provide learners with employability skills that employers seek within the sector
  • To build learners confidence and self-esteem

Unit Breakdown

Units will include:

  • Principles of business communication
  • Health and safety in a business environment
  • Principles of business administration
  • Principles of personal performance and development
  • Principles of working in a business environment

And more

Assessment Method

Learners are assessed through activities that are internally set by tutors. These include role play, practical demonstration, report writing, group discussion, essay, written question/answer

Progression Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Business & Administration or,
  • Pre?Access to Law or,
  • Enter employment

Career Options

Careers can lead to: Administrative Assistant, Customer Service, Receptionist

Entry Requirements

19+ only, Either GCSE English grade 2 or above, Functional Skills English E3 or above - plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English ability and satisfactory reference.


Classroom (Day) over 1.5 days a week Educational excursions

Process for Application

Standard College Application

What could I earn?

  • Other administrative occupations n.e.c. £45,300
  • Business, research and administrative professionals n.e.c. £33,300
  • Human resources administrative occupations £25,500

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