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What's Involved

If you are ultimately looking for a career as a Personal Assistant or an Office Manager, then this course covering advanced administration skills is the one for you!

This course has a mixture of practical and theory based units covering a wide range of advanced administration topics. You will study:

  • Producing complex business documents,
  • Supporting recruitment and selection procedures,
  • Understanding functions and roles within a business environment,
  • Verbal communication,
  • Supporting business meetings,
  • Organising business events,
  • Reviewing and developing office procedures and legislation affecting businesses.

You will develop your ICT skills by studying text production and word processing and finally to put everything you have studied into practice, you'll undertake two weeks' work experience.

Entry Requirements

You are required to have completed Business Administration Level 2 or have 4 GCSEs grade 4 (C) or above including Maths and English Language.

Where will it take me?

On completion of the course you should have developed advanced secretarial skills and should gain employment within an office environment. Alternatively you might like to continue studying and enrol on the HNC Business programme.

Course Assessment Method

The core business administration units are assessed through completion of externally set coursework tasks. The text production and word processing units are assessed through examinations.

Where and When

Administration (Business Professional) Level 3 Diploma OCR (Qcf)

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
B112C3F-18 Full Time 10/09/2018 £620 £0 £620 N/A

Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year, they are estimated at this stage and will be confirmed at enrolment.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the details, no responsibility is accepted by the College for any errors or omissions. The formation and continuation of classes will depend on sufficient enrolment and maintenance of satisfactory minimum attendance. Where the minimum number is not reached in three consecutive weeks the class will have to close or amalgamate with another group. The College reserves the right to change course details if necessary. The information at enrolment will contain the appropriate details.

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