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Business Administration - Level 2 Certificate

Course Aims

To develop skills and knowledge directly relevant to the business administration sector. This course is suitable for learners with significant knowledge in Business Administration.  This course will prepare you for employment or a level three course in this area.

Course Length

120 Guided Learning Hours.  You will also need to dedicate additional study time to complete seven assignments. 

Who Is This Course For?

Adults (19+) who would like to develop their business administration skills for everyday life and work and achieve an Level 2 qualification.

Will I Gain Any Qualifications?

Yes, Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration.  There are a range of learning activities to ensure you have the skills and knowledge for each assessment.  There is a written assessment for each unit, therefore good ICT skills are essential.

The course embeds the development of study, English, maths and job skills to help prepare you for study at higher levels and improve your work prospects. 

Do I Need Any Prior Knowledge, Skills Or Qualifications?

Your English, maths and IT skills will be assessed before you join the course to make sure that the course is the right level for you. Your English skills must be at a Level 2, as there is a significant amount of writing involved to show your understanding and application of Business Administration knowledge.

Course Content

By the end of the course you will complete the following mandatory units:

  • Principles of Working in Business Administration
  • Principles of Professional Behaviour
  • Principles of Providing Administrative Services
  • Principles of Creating Documents

Six additional credits must also be completed to achieve the qualification, your tutor will advise you of these units.

What Could This Course Lead To?

  • Further study at Level 1 in complementary courses i.e. Customer Service

How Will I Learn?

  • Learning will take place initially in a classroom environment and then online from your home using Birmingham Adult Education Services Virtual Learning Environment (VLE - Moodle) which is a secure online tool to support you with your studies. It has been designed to complement teaching and offers a flexible addition to studying with us. Various other tools like Microsoft Teams, Zoom & Padlet will be used to enhance teaching & learning.
  • You will be able to access resources, engage in online activities, study independently, and participate in group discussions with your teacher. You will record your own progress and have your work checked regularly throughout the course.
  • Once you are enrolled your teacher will provide you with an enrolment key and show you how to access the resource.
  • Using ICT to complete your assignments.

What Materials Or Equipment Will I Need To Provide?

You will need to have access at home to:

  • A laptop, computer which is connected to the internet
  • Microsoft Office 365 which we will provide for free when you enrol on one of our courses
  • Notepad and pen – you will need to take notes during the online sessions and a folder to store hand-outs and completed exercises
  • The most important resource you will have is your willingness and enthusiasm to learn

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Contact Details

Vina Patel Teaching & Learning Manager… | T: 0121 464 9138 … |M: 07548 124000… |EThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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