What you'll learn

This QCF qualification provides learners with a wide range of knowledge and skills needed to work in a business administration role. It provides learners with a range of business and administrative skills such as managing information systems, resolving administrative problems and managing events. You will cover a range of units, including:

  • Resolve administrative problems
  • Manage the work of an administrative function
  • Communicate in a business environment
  • Manage personal and professional development

Ideal if

The qualification is designed for those who work with no support or supervision and is aimed at learners who work as part of a team and ensure the provision of information and resources to others.

A work placement in a business administration or business support role is required for this course.

There are no specific prior requirements to taking this qualification, however you may find it useful if you already hold a Level 3 qualification, particularly in a business administration-related discipline.

What to expect

A work placement in a business administration or business support role is required for this course. The Delivery of the qualification is a mixture of classroom & workbased learning, the assessor will visit you in your work placement and flexible appointments will be arranged for you to attend our centre.

Qualifications in Business and Administration are assessed by looking at evidence of your work. This can include observation, questions, professional discussion, IT assignments and looking at the work you have produce.

You will receive a login to an on-line portfolio account and a detailed course programme. At the centre you will have the opportunity to network with other learners, share practice and access different resources to support your learning including laptops, desktops, tablets and textbooks.

What next

Upon completion you can progress onto an advanced apprenticeship, or higher level studies at university or FE colleges, including:

  • Level 3
  • level 4
  • level 5 – equivalent to a higher education certificate, higher education diploma or a foundation degree
  • level 6 – equivalent to a bachelor degree

This qualification could lead to a range of different job roles as
mentioned above:

  • Finance Officer
  • Secretary
  • Executive Assistant
  • Personal Assistant


Course Cost = £2,573.00

Funding may be available depending on your circumstances. 

Advanced Learner Loans are available!


12 - 18 Months