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Office Administration: Business Professional (Level 3) at Central College Nottingham

Course description

The OCR Diploma In Administration (Business Professional) is suitable for those who wish to develop knowledge, understanding and skills of the complex administrative tasks in a senior position.

Course content

The course comprises of a variety of qualifications which are relevant in a modern office environment including:

  • Producing Complex Business Documents
  • Understanding Functions and Roles within Business Organisations
  • Supporting Recruitment and Selections Procedures
  • Organise a Business Event
  • Carry out research and prepare a report
  • Working in an Administration Team
  • Text Production
  • Word Processing
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths

English and Maths are an essential part of your studies and will help you succeed on your course. These subjects will help you develop confidence and are the key employability skills that all employers now look for when recruiting.

Entry requirements

One of the following:

  • 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English Language and Maths*
  • A relevant Level 2 qualification including GCSE English Language and Maths* at grade A*-C

*If you do not have both GCSE English Language and Maths at A*-C, we may accept one of them at Grade D in addition to your 4 GCSEs at A*-C. Functional Skills may be accepted instead of GCSE English and/or Maths. Functional Skills Level 1 is equivalent to GCSE Grade D and Level 2 to GCSE Grade C.

Adults who are aged 19+ with relevant industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.


Assessment includes written assignments, case studies, practical experience and witness statements. The Text Processing qualifications are assessed by set exams which are externally marked. ECDL Advanced options are assessed by internally marked exams.

Future opportunities

You may progress onto other Business Administration or Business related courses. The course is suitable for learners wishing to work in a supervisory or senior administrative role.

Need help with tuition fees, travel or equipment costs? Click here if you are aged 16-18 or here if you are aged 19+

Further information

The course is delivered over 3 - 4 days a week. It is recommended that you have paper, pens, calculator and a memory stick for transferring your work from home to college.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Central College Nottingham directly.

Last updated date: 22 June 2015
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