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What's Involved

If you are looking for a career in an office environment, then this course will give you a thorough grounding in administrative, secretarial and personnal assistant (PA) skills.

This course has a mixture of practical and theory based units covering a wide range of topics. You will cover written business communication, customer service, career planning, teamwork, organising business travel, co-ordinating meetings and carrying out financial transactions and diary management. You will also develop your typing skills by studying text production and word processing. Then to put everything you have studied into practice, you will undertake 1 week's work experience.

Entry Requirements

You will require to have completed Business Administration Level 1 or have 3 GCSEs including Maths at grade 3 (D) and English language at grade 4 (C).

Where will it take me?

You can progress to the OCR Diploma Level 3 or progress into employment. You will have gained secretarial skills which can lead to employment in an office environment as a junior PA or a junior administrative assistant.The skills you will develop will hold you in good stead no matter what career you decide to follow.

Course Assessment Method

The core business administration units are assessed through a series of externally set coursework assignments. The text production and word processing modules are assessed through examinations.

Where and When

Administration (Business Professional) Level 2 Diploma OCR (Qcf)

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
B112C2F-19 Full Time 02/09/2019 £1,132 £0 £1,132 N/A

Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year.

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.

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