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Business, Accounting & Law

This qualification has been developed to provide an introduction to the standards required when working in Administration.

This qualification therefore includes a number of units spanning a range of knowledge and skills sets within Administration and is aimed to help learners to stretch, grow and leap. At the end of successful completion, learners will be awarded a Level 1 Certificate in Business Administration.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    Age 19+, either GCSE English grade 1/F or above, Functional Skills English E3, or successful completion of a Level E3 qualification in a related subject - plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English ability, a satisfactory reference.

    Completion of written initial or diagnostic assessment.

    Assessment Method

    Learners are assessed through activities that are internally set by tutors. These include role play, practical demonstration, report writing, group discussion, essay, written question/answer.

    Aims of the course

    The aim of the course is:

    • To help learners who wish to progress to/within further education
    • To help learners develop advance learning
    • To help learners who are seeking to enter or return to work after unemployment

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Profession in Business , Administration & Finance, also employment opportunities.

    Facilities

    The model of delivery will be a mix of classroom-based and online learning. You will have access to our digital learning platforms that will provide you with a range of materials and resources to support your learning whilst on this course. Individual tutorial support is available. Additional learning support is also available, if required.

    Career Options

    Marketing, Finance and Business and business administration related careers.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 07/09/2020
End Date 29/01/2021

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 633 p/year
24+ £633 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

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https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public#situation-in-the-uk

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/