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Business, Retail & Admin BTEC Level 1 Diploma at Oaklands College

Course description

Within this course you will also focus on your own personal development, employment and social skills.

Course content

You will do a range of short courses learning about working within the world of business and administration. This will include- Ideas for small business Creating business documents Communication electronically Professional behaviour in an office environment

Entry requirements

You should have at least one of the following: 2 GCSEs (E-G) / an Entry Level Qualification / an appropriate standard of literacy and numeracy / related interests and experiences

This is an ideal opportunity for you to develop some of the skills that you will need to work in the business and administration environment. You should also enjoy working with people and working in teams. Regular attendance and good time keeping is essential to succeed on the course.


Assessments take place by working through course units, these are spread out across the year in order to support you to manage your time and meet deadlines. You will be given feedback on your work and opportunities to meet with your tutor to review your progress.

Financial information

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the course may enable you to progress on to a Level 2 course, such as BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business. Alternatively you may consider going directly into employment.

Further information

Integrated within your BTEC course you will be working towards a qualification in functional skills English and Maths.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 September 2016
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