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Business & Administration LAO Level 2 Certificate (B00377-161702)

Availability: Yes

Price: £657.00 concessionary fee, £0.00 Click here for information on help with fees

Weekdays/Time: Tue (15:30 to 21:00), Fri (09:30 to 16:00)

Starts: 25/04/2017

End Date: 07/07/2017

Number of Weeks: 11

Tutor Approval Required? Yes more info

Course Overview:

This course is designed to allow learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of working in a business and administration environment.

Whether you’re returning to work, preparing for the workplace, or up-skilling in your current role, this versatile qualification will help you to gain essential knowledge in carrying out a range of administrative tasks.

Learners are provided with an introduction to the Business and Administration environment by studying this course. It will provide you with both knowledge and skills required to gain employment in an office environment.

How to Apply - Tutor Approval

Please complete the online Application form and book your interview by clicking Apply Now at the top of this page. If no interview slots are available at the time of your application we will be in touch to arrange an interview date.

To be accepted on the course you must complete the following steps:

  1. Maths and English Assessments: This MUST be done prior to your interview and takes about 1hour, you can come and do this at any time during opening times.
  2. Evidence of skills: You may be required to show evidence of relevant skills either by bringing your certificates or doing an initial assessment task
  3. Interview: The Tutor interview is to ensure that this is the right course for you and that you are fully aware of what is involved in completing the course

On completition of your interview and meeting the other criteria laid out in the application process, successful applicants will be offered a place on to the course.

How to Enrol:

You can progress onto a variety of different business and administration related courses. These include office applications such as word and excel. You may wish to do a course which can develop your skills in these applications and other computer programmes. These office skills courses will support the knowledge and skills you will gain on the Business and Administration course

You may also progress onto other business courses such as Pre- Access to Business or Access to Higher Education (Business Studies). You may wish to enrol on these course if your aim is to progress onto university.

Entry Requirements:

You need to be at Literacy Level 1, and numeracy Level 1




Maths and English Assessments

Before your tutor interview you are also requested to take an online assessment in Maths and English at the college. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English and maths skills to enjoy the course and succeed.

To help you, have a look at these online resources before you come to college to take the assessment.

Course Content:

Learners are provided with an introduction to the Business and Administration environment by studying the following units to gain this qualification
Principles of Personal Responsibilities and Working in a Business Environment. This unit is about understanding employment rights, health, safety and security, how to work with others and how to manage and improve own work in a business environment.

Principles of Providing Administrative Services. This unit is about the knowledge and understanding needed to complete core administrative tasks in a business environment, including using office equipment, handling mail, using telephone equipment, minimising waste, providing reception services and effective customer service.

Principles of Managing Information and Producing Documents. This unit is about the knowledge needed to manage information and produce documents, including organising and researching information, and producing and storing documents.

Principles of Supporting Business Events. This unit is about the reasons for change in working methods, products or services in a business environment and the knowledge and understanding needed to support change in a positive way.

Building Working Relationships with Customers. This unit is about the ways in which event support can be provided and the types of problems that may occur when organising a business event.

Principles of Budgets in a Business Environment. This unit is about the ways budgets can be used in a business environment in order to plan for income and expenses.

Additional Information:

You will be assessed online through workbooks containing assessment tasks

You will be supported in your learning by your tutor who will help you with you assignments and support your learning throughout the course

You will be assessed online through workbooks containing assessment tasks

You will be supported in your learning by your tutor who will help you with you assignments and support your learning throughout the course

If you have any questions please contact: rbs@racc.ac.uk

For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.

Bring To First Class:

Paper, pen and calculator

Attendance:

You are expected to attend all the classes. In the event of an unforeseen event, emergency or illness every effort will be made to accommodate you to make up the missed session(s) at a later date.

Further Study and Career Opportunities:

For Information on how to enrol please click here

For further information on career opportunities take a look at the Business sector on the National Career Service website.

Information Advice and Guidance:

If you are looking for assistance on a new career path, course choice or looking for further opportunities then speak to our Information Advice and Guidance team.

 




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