Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Principles of Business Administration
|Mode of study||Distance Learning|
|Course code||PLR2ODL041 (2223)|
Who is it for?
The course is ideal for learners who wish to gain the underpinning knowledge and understanding needed to work successfully in a business environment. It will be particularly valuable to those who currently work in an administrative role and wish to achieve a qualification to support their work.
This qualification provides learners with the knowledge that is required to work in a range of environments in a business administration role. Learners will know how to carry out administrative tasks such as managing information and supporting events and will be able to apply their knowledge in a variety of industries and job roles. This qualification is suitable for use within a study programme.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this programme, although the qualification is designed for those currently employed in a relevant role. Good numeracy and literacy skills are advantageous.
What does the course involve?
The Certificate in Business and Administration Knowledge covers a range of essential skills for the workplace, which will be useful to learners throughout their careers. It will help employers to develop a proficient workforce. Learners will be provided with all necessary workbooks to complete the programme and will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and test their knowledge.
The qualification consists of seven units:
- Principles of Providing Administrative Services
- Principles of Business Document Production and Information Management
- Understand Communication in a Business Environment
- Understand Employer Organisations
- Understand How to Develop Working Relationships with Colleagues
- Understand How to Carry Out Business Administration Tasks
- Understand How to Store, Retrieve and Archive Information
This qualification could be what you need to improve your career prospects and get your ideal job, if you are unable to attend college on a regular basis. Distance Learning with Shrewsbury Colleges Group gives you more flexibility, allowing you to study where and when you want. All you need is a commitment, as Distance Learning is not necessarily an easy option, especially if you are already working full-time. We offer specially prepared course materials, which combined with help and support from your subject teacher make your learning experience easily manageable.
How is the course assessed?
A formal assessment is completed at the end of each module and submitted to us for marking.
This course is currently being offered free of charge. If, however, the learner withdraws early without reason, a charge may be incurred to cover the cost of the supplied materials.
What do I do next?
If you are ready to enrol, please click the enrol button at the top of this factsheet. If you would like further information, please contact the Distance Learning Team on 01743 342355 or email email@example.com
Depending on where you live, this course may incur fees - please check your home postcode in our postcode checker above, to see if you are eligible for funding. Following your enrolment, we will contact you with further information on your study, submitting assignments and tutor support.
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