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Business Administration

Business Administration study programme

So you want to work in an office?

Effective administration is key to the success of any business. Administrators handle the day-to-day tasks in an office and make sure things run smoothly.
As a business administrator, your exact duties will depend on the employer and job role but could include:
• dealing with queries on the phone, by email and on social media
• greeting visitors at reception
• creating letters, reports and other business documents
• updating computer records
• printing and photocopying items
• ordering office supplies
• setting up meetings and taking notes

What will a potential employer be looking for?

• good administration skills
• the ability to be thorough and be aware of details
• the ability to work well with others
• the ability to work on your own
• flexibility and open-ness to change
• good verbal communication skills
• the ability to use a computer and the main software packages competently.

The LifeSkills Business Administration study programme is designed to help you develop these skills and prepare you for whatever career path you choose to follow. Once you have completed the course you could look to earn £14,000 a year in a junior role. As you climb the ladder, £30,000 a year is certainly possible.
All of our programmes are designed to help you develop your English and Maths and improve your grades where needed. You will also get the chance to get some local work experience and help you put what you have learnt on the course into practice and get that vital experience on to your CV.
So no matter what type of business you want to work in, the Business Administration study programme could be your first step in helping you get your first job or getting an apprenticeship.
Why not find out more by filling in the easy application form?

What qualifications can I achieve?

City & Guilds Award / Certificate / Diploma Level 1
English and Maths Functional skills entry level to GCSE

What else is covered on the course?

  • Personal and social development sessions
  • Employability and Independent Living
  • Opportunities for work experience
  • Potential to complete Health and Safety Course & exam so you can apply for the CSCS test/card
  • Mental well-being
  • British Values

What can I do after the course?

Progress onto an apprenticeship
Increase your chances of employment

Travel Expenses / Attendance Allowance

If you are aged between 16-18 years we can refund your travel expenses by bus or train from your home address to LifeSkills. This will be paid a week in arrears. You will also receive a £40 bursary every four weeks. This is based on full attendance each week, good timekeeping and positively participating in lessons.

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