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Business Administration

Course Details

Examining Board City and Guilds
Duration 2 Years
(option for 1 more year)
Specification Code 4228
Levels Award/Certificate/Diploma
Level 1/2

From learning to carrying out basic administrative tasks to gaining higher level support skills, these qualifications include a wide range of units to meet the needs of students and employers.

Purpose and Aims of Study

These qualifications in Business and Administration are for students who want to work in administrative support roles in public or private sector organisations, or students who want to improve their administrative and supervisory skills.

Assessment Details

At Heathermount, students will be taught:

  • The foundation units covers essential skills and knowledge related to working in a business environment which can be transferred to any type of organisation and industry. These help understanding of the need for social skills and how to communicate.
  • The student will learn how to follow work procedures and carry out routine administrative tasks such as photocopying, word processing and different forms of communication.
  • The qualification then builds on these skills and provides the student with broader opportunities to develop these skills in a real world context and learning, how to deal with real world problems in regard to the workplace.

Students will begin studying the Award qualification and then move to the certificate. To achieve, students will need to earn the following: Award - 9 units, Certificate - 15 units, Diploma - 37 units

Independent Learning

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