This course is suitable for people who want to study business administration. It will equip you with essential skills and knowledge required to progress into a business administrator apprenticeship or an administration-related job role.
It will also enable you to acquire a range of transferable skills and knowledge which are highly regarded by employers such as planning, researching, analysing, working with others and effective communication.
What Will I Learn?
You will study a range of units which will give you the knowledge and understanding of the principles of working in an administrative role.
You will study 5 mandatory units (Business Purposes, Business Organisations, Financial Forecasting for Business, People in Organisations and The Marketing Plan).
In addition, you will also study optional units including Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication in Business Contexts, Business Communication Through Documentation, Business Online and Customer Relations in Business.
You will require 4 GCSEs at grades A*- D including English/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or a Level 1 in Business or a related vocational qualification.
You will be invited to attend an interview. During this time you will be assessed in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.
Units are internally assessed by college assessors and quality assurance staff and externally moderated by OCR moderators.
Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.
Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.
- After successfully completing this course, you could progress to a Level 3 Business Technical qualification, an apprenticeship or into employment.
Financial manager or director
Average salary: £42,744
Public relations professional
Average salary: £30,537
Business, research or administrative professional n.e.c.
Average salary: £38,162
Business or related research professional
Average salary: £35,685
Actuary, economist or statistician
Average salary: £40,970
Business or financial project management professional
Average salary: £33,482
Financial managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate financial information and advise on company financial policy.
There are no pre-set entry standards, although entry is most common with a relevant degree or equivalent qualification. Professional qualifications are available and are required for certain posts.