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Business Administration Level 1

Learn the skills required to work in an administrative job to ensure the smooth running of all types of businesses and charities. Learn a wide range of new skills or develop your existing skills and gain a recognised qualification. These courses cover the range of key administrative functions and activities required in the modern office environment.

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Who is this course for

This course is for students who wish to learn the skills required to work in an administrative job to ensure the smooth running of all types of business and charities. Students do not need to have any previous experience of office skills but are required to have a good level of English (Level 1) as they will be required to write a report and compose business letters as part of the course and for accreditation. Some basic computer skills are required.

What does this course cover

On completion of the course students should be able to use a variety of office equipment, filing (both electronic and manual), write a business letter, copying text from a draft document, prioritise work, answer the telephone efficiently and take messages accurately etc. - all the necessary key skills and functions for an administration job.

What will it be like

The course is fully taught with practical tasks to complete on the computer/manually both individually and in groups with assessments to complete at the end of each module which is portfolio based.

What else do you need to buy or do

Students will be expected to do extra study outside of the classroom for each module depending upon the individual student's skill level to ensure the successful completion of the course. Your tutor will advise you on any additional purchases.

What this course could lead to

Mary Ward Centre courses: - Administration (Business Professional) Level 2 .

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This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria

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