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UK employers have recently reported a shortage in the amount of skilled business and administration staff, despite more than four and a half million people already working in this sector. This figure is expected to rise in the coming years as the shortage of skills needs to be filled.
Have you got what it takes to provide the critical everyday support that organisations need to run their business, meet their targets and be successful? This qualification provides you with a understanding of all the aspects of a business administration role, which could enable you to progress within a business environment.
The course is split into seven manageable units:
Principles of providing administrative services
Principles of business document production and information management
Principles of communication in a business environment
Understand employer organisations
Principles of how to develop working relationships with colleagues
Principles of business administrative tasks
Understand how to prepare text
This qualification is ideal for anyone with an interest in the responsibilities and tasks involved in a business administration role. By exploring the principles of supporting events, project management and changes within a business environment you will develop a competitive and impressive knowledge about this sector which can help you start a new career or progress within a current role.
Gain a nationally recognised qualification while enhancing both personal skills and professional development. The programme is delivered via distance learning, allowing learners to choose where and when to study. A personal tutor is assigned to each learner to ensure they have the necessary support needed to be successful.
How will I learn?
Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. Giving you the freedom to choose your learning schedule yourself whilst still gaining certification from your chosen subject.
We appreciate this may be a new way of learning for many of you or there may be some further support required. If you find yourself feeling less than confident and look for additional support, we want to make sure we are there to offer that little bit extra and tailor it to your needs. This may include a phone calls or emails with one of our dedicated tutors and support staff to help guide you through your course.
The chosen platform for this course is The Skills Network. Skills Network is one of the most successful providers of online courses and qualifications in the UK. Allowing learners to study at their own pace, in their own home or workplace learning centre at a time that fits around people's busy lives.
On successful enrolment onto this course you will be provided with all the details required to login to your learning platform.
Online courses enable you to set your own learning pace with the added flexibility of working to your own schedule. No classroom attendance is required, giving you full control of your learning whilst still having access to our experienced teaching and learning staff as required.
Please note you may only enrol on one course at a time, however you may enrol on additional courses upon completion of your current course.
From January 2024 there will be a fee of £100 for this course unless you qualify for a low-income fee waiver.
To qualify for a fee waiver and to meet the funding requirements of this course:
- You must be aged 19 years or over as of 31/08/2023
- You must have lived in the EU for the last three years
- You must currently reside in England
- You should earn below the income threshold for your funding region. Please follow the finance option key on the main online learning page for Low Waged programme.
- Please note If you are aged 19-23 and do not already hold a Full Level 2 Qualification we will need to discuss options with you prior to commencing your course.
You will need to understand that:
- This is a Level 2 qualification and a reasonable level of English is beneficial to completing.
- The typical duration of this course is 12 weeks and self-commitment should be made to allow yourself time to provide detailed responses to the assignments.
- We recommend spending a minimum of 2-4 hours per week on this course
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- Occupational specialists and tutors just a click away to support you
- Expert digital team on hand to resolve IT issues
- Access to free online community for those suffering with adveres mental health, 24 hours a day
- Enjoy incredible discounts while you study with your NUS/Totum student card
New to online learning? Require additional support? Let us help you with each step you take.
For more information about this course please email [email protected].
Please be aware that some courses have fees that are payable on enrolment. More information on if this course has a fee can be found in the Availability section below.
If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.
For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.
This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.
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Availability Online courses gives you the flexibility to learn from the comfort of your own home. Learners will be provided with comprehensive online learning materials which will be available via the chosen online learning platform. Access to this platform will be sent via email once your enrolment has been accepted.
The cost of this course is £100.00 which will need to be paid during your enrolment
You may be eligible to apply for one or more types of funding support for this course. You can find out more and check eligibility using the 'Course Cost Evaluator'
£22,250 per annum income and other eligibility required
Course fees explained
The course fee is usually broken down into three components which are materials (resources required to study the course, for example stationery, books and other equipment), tuition (teaching, classroom etc) and exams. Depending on age, financial circumstances and a number of other factors, you could be asked to pay the full fee or just elements of it. Usually Learners under 19 studying Full-Time courses have just material fees, and if relevant, Academy fees, to pay. Over 19s on Full-Time or Part-Time courses usually have materials, exams and tuition fees to pay.
How to enrol for this course
All Part-Time courses are available to enrol online via a quick and easy online enrolment form. Simply click the 'Enrol' button above to add your enrolment to the course basket, then click the 'Start application' button within the basket commence your enrolment.
If you have any issues applying online we also accept paper enrolments. You can download and print our 2023/2024 Enrolment Request Form. Alternatively, you can visit your local campus to collect a form. An enrolment form can also be sent to you by post, simply contact our Customer Experience team to arrange this.
If you have any questions, please contact our Customer Experience team on 08000567253, email [email protected] or write to Part-Time Enrolments, SGS College, Filton Avenue, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7AT.