Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 20/02/2020
End Date 03/07/2020

Fees and Finance

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


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If you're thinking about a career in administration, this course is a good place to start. It has been developed to provide an introduction to the skills and standards you'll need to work in administration and includes units spanning a wide range of skillsets within the sector. After successfully completing the course, learners will be awarded a Level 1 Certificate in Business Administration

Aims of the course

To help learners who wish to progress to/within further education To help learners develop advanced learning To help learners who are seeking to enter or return to work after unemployment

Unit Breakdown

  • 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
  • Produce business documents
  • Using email

Assessment Method

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

Progression Opportunities

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Profession in Business , Administration & Finance, or to pursue employment opportunities.

Career Options

What can I earn in business, accounting and law? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a qualification in business, accounting or law, you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a top salary in your sights. For example: Financial project managers start on around £29,000 a year and can earn up to £50,000 with 3-5 years' experience Business administrators start on around £26,000 a year and can earn £39,000 with 3-5 years' experience Legal secretaries start on around £24,000 and can earn up to £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs D-G / or 3-1 (in 2017 GCSEs) Relevant industry experience

Age 19+


Classroom (day) over 2 days a week

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location above.

What could I earn?

  • Business, research and administrative professionals n.e.c. £33,300
  • Other administrative occupations n.e.c. £45,300
  • National government administrative occupations £26,000

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