Course Details

  • This qualification provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to prepare for employment in an administrative or secretarial role. This includes the many digital and practical skills required for today’s business environment. The qualification also provides career development opportunities if you are already in work or gives you the option to continue your studies further at a higher level.

    You will study a wide range of areas within business administration including working in business and administration, communication electronically, creating business documents, using the internet and Word processing software.

  • Other than a suitable level of maths and English, no prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required.

  • The course is classroom and assignment based. You will study the course for one or two days per week for one academic year and produce assignments relevant to the course units you are studying.

  • Achieving this qualification will give you an advantage when applying for a job in business administration. The type of roles you will be ready for are:
    • Administrative assistant
    • Office assistant

    Alternatively, you may decide to take your skills to the next level and progress on to a Level 2 certificate. Continuing on to further study will develop your skills, knowledge and employability further.

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  • There are a number of funding and finance options to assist with the costs of the tuition fees for this course and any other costs associated with studying at college. These include special grants and bursaries, as well as dedicated loans just for education. You can find out those relevant and available to you on our fees, finance and funding page.

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  • Want to find out more about this course? Get in touch via our website, our dedicated Course Enquiries team, or drop into the campus. We also host interview evenings and open days. See our website for details.

    Our course enquiries team are more than happy to answer any questions you have about this course in particular or about college life in general.

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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