Level 2 Principles of Business Administration

The Level 2 Principles of Business Administration course is aimed at those wanting to learn more about the skills and knowledge required to work in different environments in a business administration role. This course is suitable for anyone currently working in or aspiring to work in an administrative role.

Course Duration Course Duration: 14 weeks
Course Level Course Level: Level 2
Course Fees Course Fees: Free
Important Information

This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials and administration plus any registration costs that may have been incurred.

Courses are fully funded for people who have lived in England for the past three years and are classed as “home fee paying students”, are aged 19 yrs or over and are not currently accessing any other government funding.

What You Will Learn
  • Unit 01: Principles of providing administrative services
  • Unit 02: Principles of business document production and information management
  • Unit 03: Understand communication in a business environment
  • Unit 04: Understand employer organisations
  • Unit 05: Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues
  • Unit 06: Understand how to carry out business administration tasks
  • Unit 15: Know how to Publish, Integrate and Share Using Social Media
Entry Requirements

Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent. 

If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.

We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.

If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the instructions to undertake a literacy assessment on line. This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete. Instructions are available here, and more information can be found at www.learnmyway.com.

How is it Assessed

Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions in a work booklet, either handwritten answers or completion of the assessment booklet using an electronic template which can be provided.

You will be required to submit 3 written assessments. The first assessment will take 6 weeks to complete and Assessment 2 and 3 will each take 4 weeks to complete.

Course Documents

Awarding Body Information

For further information about the course specification please visit the awarding body’s website www.ncfe.org.uk and search using the code 601/7071/2 or use the following link.

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Fees & Funding

Our Level 2 Distance Learning courses are now completely free of charge.

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