Business Administration – Level 2 NVQ Diploma
Business administration skills are essential in today’s competitive market place with an increased reliance on these functions to develop with the pace of change. One of the great things about a business & administration qualification is that you can work almost anywhere. With your transferable skills you could be working in a bank, a hospital for a record company or even for a charity.
This qualification is an excellent starting point to move into management when you have more experience.
Who is this course for?
If you are 16 years and older and want pursue a career within business, industry or commerce then this qualification is for you. This business professional qualification is designed to give you the skills and qualifications needed to work in any business environment.
City & Guilds - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration
Functional Skills - English, Maths, ICT (as required)
The qualification is comprised of mandatory units and optional units. Each unit in this qualification is split into learning outcomes with associated assessment criteria, for more information on the requirements:
- Communication in a Business Environment
- Principles of Providing Administrative Services
- Principles of Document Production and Information Management
- Understand Employer Organisations
- Manage Personal Performance and Development
- Develop Working Relationships with Colleagues
The remaining 24 credits are made up from a range of units. These optional units cover a variety of tasks and skills you may perform in your role such as:
- Work responsibilities
- Document production
- Events and meetings
- Customer service
- Manage information and data
- Working with social media
- Information technology
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include:
- Written Assignments
- Direct Observations
- Reflective Accounts
- Witness Statements
During your studies your personal tutor will support you on your progression journey and guide you on a route into employment and to further courses of study.
On successful completion of this course you may be able to progress onto the Level 3 Business Administration course here at NTG.
Alternatively, you may wish to undertake an Apprenticeship in Business Administration, which involves working towards a vocational qualification whilst gaining experience with an employer (usually 4 days a week and attending the college for one day a week).
This course is designed those wishing to start a career in business and you will therefore need:
- A regular work placement of two days or more.
- Entry 3 or above obtained on English and Maths initial assessment tests.
- Commitment to purchase necessary tools, equipment and learning materials.
- Eligibility for funding confirmed during interview.
Tuition is free for students ages 16-18.
Course costs to those aged 19+ will vary and are subject on course duration and type (Award, Certificate, and Diploma).
Study as an Apprentice
This vocation is free to any aged student if studied as part of an apprenticeship. Click here to find out more.
Additional Financial Support
Student bursary is available to subsidise learning, travel and food costs to those who are eligible aged 16-18 through a means tested assessment.