Overview top

This qualification aims to:

  • Provide learners with the introductory knowledge and skills they need to operate as a successful business administrator
  • Confirm competence of those already fulfilling an entry-level business administration role
  • Allow learners to develop skills in a range of areas relevant to business administration roles, such as communication, presentation skills and providing administrative support.
  • The objectives of this qualification are to help learners:
  • Develop the skills and qualities valued in employees by employers
  • Understand and work on their strengths and weaknesses as a business administrator.

Units and credit value

The course consists of mandatory and optional units. Each learner must learners must achieve a minimum of 25 credits:

A total of 17 credits from Group A

Units from this group will help to develop your knowledge of business administration

A minimum of 8 credits from Group B

Units from this group will focus on specific areas of business administration and can be chosen to meet the needs of your career

Entry Requirements top

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved an Entry Level qualification.

Assessment top

Over the duration of the course you will be assessed by building a portfolio of coursework which includes mandatory and optional units

Professional Opportunities top

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  •  NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  •  NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Business and Administration Knowledge
  •  NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service
  •  NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service
  •  NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Skills for Business

Further Information top

 Estimated schedule:

  • 9.5 hours per week
  • 4 hours teaching and a minimum of 5.5 hours independent study per week
  • 16 week course

Guided learning hours (GLH): 150-187

Credit value: 25

QCF level: 1


Dates & Fees

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