Award in Skills for Business and Administration – Level 1

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Why study this course? 

An introductory course for learners who are interested in working in administration in any market sector, for example, schools, offices, finance departments. The course will give you an insight into types of business administration opportunities and the key practices in the sector. You will discover the importance of transferable administration skills, such as producing key business documents, across all industries.

During the course, you will also find out about the potential job roles, career pathways and skills needed to succeed in the industry. This introductory course will give you the knowledge to determine whether business administration is the right route for you.

Course content 

Working in Business and Administration Unit:

  • Job opportunities in business and administration
  • Working practices in business and administration
  • Qualifications and skills needed for jobs in business and administration
  • Planning the early stages of a career in business and administration

Creating Business Documents Unit:

  • Types of business documents
  • The importance of using the right communication style in business documents
  • Produce business documents

Entry requirements  

No formal entry requirements


Classroom equipment; computer access

Day, time and duration  


Start date

Week commencing 19th September 2022



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