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Business Administration Level 2 at Coleg y Cymoedd

Course description

This course is designed for learners who already possess qualifications or some experience in administration and who wish to progress and prepare for intermediate qualifications to office/business standards in order to seek administrative positions. You will undertake real work experience within our Virtual Reality Company or in industry and attend Trade Fairs, developing employability and entrepreneurial skills. Alongside the Welsh Baccalaureate, you will also study on the NVQ programme, where you will explore a wide range of areas including how Wales 'fits in' with Europe and the rest of the world, a language option, and also how to be enterprising within an employment context. You will also develop Essential Skills, which are integrated into the course.

This course has been designed to enhance your employment opportunities by preparing you for a wide variety of administration and office occupations across all sectors of employment.

Course content

You will study the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration, BTEC Level 2 Award in Workskills, Welsh Baccalaureate Intermediate along with Essential Skills. Text Processing Level 2 Business Professional Award: Text Processing, Word Processing, Medical Word Processing or Audio Transcription.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grades A*- D including English and Maths or Level 1 Certificate in Business Administration, or related qualification.

You will be invited to attend an interview. During this interview you will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.


The Welsh Baccalaureate and Essential Skills assessments are via portfolio evidence and a project. The NVQs will be internally assessed and externally moderated, all NVQ qualifications are competence based. There may be external examinations and continuous assessment throughout the year, via observation.

Financial information

FT Registration Fee - £20.00

Future opportunities

After successfully completing this course you could seek employment in a business administration environment or progression on to a Level 3 Business or Business Administration course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coleg y Cymoedd directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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