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Administration and Business (Level 3) at Coleg Sir Gar

Course description

  • Flexible course tailored to meet individual needs
  • Provides opportunities for students to develop a range of higher skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for working in an administrative and business environment
  • Nationally recognised qualifications which provide a progression route to employment or higher level qualification
  • The option of being taught and assessed through the medium of Welsh is available
  • Delivered by a highly experienced course team
  • Attendance may be negotiated to suit those with family or work commitments

Course content

This course aims to provide training in a range of further and higher level administration and business qualifications. This course meets the needs of employers in both the public and private sector. It contains both practical and theoretical components which develop existing skills and encourages students to improve their qualifications whilst expanding their knowledge and expertise.

Entry requirements

Relevant experience and/or basic qualifications in the appropriate skills are necessary. The course is aimed at students progressing from a range of full and part-time administration and business studies courses who wish to attain higher level qualifications.


Students will be assessed via external examinations, assignments and/or a portfolio of work.

Future opportunities

Former students have gained employment as general and specialist administrators and personal assistants. They have found employment in banks, the media, legal practices, accountancy firms, health and local authority and many other private and public organisations. Alternatively, students may be able to progress onto Higher Education programmes of study.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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    • Pibwrlwyd is a friendly campus in a rural setting on the outskirts of the market town of Carmarthen which is also the commercial centre for a large and thriving area. The campus is home to a wide range of curriculum that spans further and higher education. Key activities on the campus include Automotive Engineering, Business and Management, Catering and Hospitality, Equine Studies, Animal Science, and Teacher Training. All activities are well supported by resources and facilities including:

      Modern ICT equipment and laboratories
      Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Salon (Salon Pib)
      A well-stocked Learning Centre / Library
      Merlin’s training restaurant which is open to the public and available for small meetings/seminars
      An indoor riding arena with disabled access as well as an outdoor arena
      State of the art motor vehicle workshops
      An exotic animal care centre which incorporates reptiles, fish and amphibians
      The location, facilities and staff all contribute to creating a close learning community on the campus where everyone is supportive and caring particularly towards the students’ needs.