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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration

This qualification will give the underpinning knowledge that is required to successfully work in a range of different environments in a business administration role. Develop essential knowledge of how to carry out administrative tasks such as how to manage information and supporting events. Also learn how to apply the knowledge in a variety of industries and job roles.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 2

  • Delivery

    Part-Time

    Distance / Online

  • Duration

    8 to 12 weeks on average


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Unit 1: Principles of providing administrative services

This unit will develop knowledge on a range of administrative support tasks as well as meeting types, different mail services and how to organise travel and accommodation. This unit also covers the impact of delivering poor customer service.

Unit 2: Principles of business document production and information management

This unit will provide an understanding of how to prepare and distribute business documents and identify how information is managed in business organisations.

Unit 3: Understand communication in a business environment

This unit looks at the skills of written and verbal business communication, including identifying appropriate body language and tone of voice when communicating verbally.

Unit 4: Understand employer organisations

This unit will provide an understanding of different organisational structures and the differences between private, public and voluntary sectors. It also covers the internal and external influences on organisations and why change in the business environment is important.

Unit 5: Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues

This unit covers the principles of effective team working, as well as what is expected of a ‘buddy’.

Unit 6: Understand how to carry out business administration tasks

This unit will provide the knowledge of how to deal with incoming and outgoing mail, reception services, diary systems management, event organisation and systems for financing administration roles. There will be an opportunity to apply this in a current or potential future workplace.

Unit 7: Understand how to prepare text

Gain an understanding of how to create text from recorded notes as well as knowledge of organisational procedures for storing confidential information.

Learning Method(s)

Online materials
Paper materials
Online assessment
Paper assessment

  • Perfect for beginners

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees

UK

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Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

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