Business Administration Award | Level 1

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This Level 1 course provides knowledge of business administration as well as a progression route to a Level 2 qualification, further study or a relevant career in business administration. You will develop your knowledge of practical administrative tasks and routine practices through studying two mandatory units and one optional unit.

Fee: Free for unemployed adults who are UK residents. It is available for other adults but charges may apply.

Course Information

This course is fully online with tutor support and is suitable for anyone aged 19+ who has access to the internet, basic IT skills and an interest in businesses. You will be assessed through a portfolio of work. There are no formal entry requirements for this course but basic IT skills are needed and a basic understanding of administration would be beneficial.

Once you have applied, we will carry out a short skills assessment and signpost to other courses if this is not the appropriate course for your needs.


Benefits / Skills

Benefits of this programme include:

  • Flexible online delivery.
  • A modern and relevant starter qualification.
  • Essential skills delivered through mandatory units.
  • Optional units allow for personalised study.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will need basic IT skills.

Career Progression

Progression may include higher level business administration programmes, an apprenticeship or relevant employment.

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Course Details


Typically 80 hours (dependent on how much time you study per week) with the length of the course dependent upon the amount of time per week you can study

Study Type

Part time

Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

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