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Administration (Business Professional) (Level 3 OCR Diploma) - Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you’re looking for a competency-based vocational course that will equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge that are needed for employment in an office environment.

You’ll learn

  • How to produce complex business documents
  • About the functions and roles within business
  • Supporting recruitment and selection procedures
  • Working in an administration team
  • OCR document presentation
  • OCR word processing
  • Various IT skills such as:
    • Spreadsheets
    • PowerPoint presentations
    • Word processing
  • Career planning in administration

You can expect helpful and experienced tutors with all with experience in industry and who will help you master the various skills needed to work in a business setting. You’ll carry out a range of college-based work assessments and assignments.

As part of your studies one day a week you will be working with the work experience team to help gain placements over the course of your study. Initially this will be online as they work with you to find a placement linked to your studies. This will help build your skills, confidence and insights into the area of work as a future career. Alongside this you will build your CV and it will help towards your digital portfolio. This will help your next steps when applying to University or into industry.

How to apply for this course

Apply online now for 2021/22.

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Location Date
111 Canal Street
Nottingham
NG1 7HB

Start: 6th September 2021

Course code: C000377 / Q002177

Qualification

OCR Level 3 Diploma in Administration (Business Professional)

Duration

1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grades 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and Maths GCSE grade 9–4 (A*–C).

Assessment

You will be assessed completing a range of practical tasks that demonstrate your understanding of administration

Progression

Choose to follow with further study at Nottingham College on an Advanced Apprenticeship in business administration or a career as an administrator, secretary, personal assistant (PA), administrative team leader or office manager.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

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