Level 3 Diploma in Administration at Ken Stimpson Community School
This is a Technical Level qualification that will equip you with specialist knowledge and skills for entry into employment in administration roles or to an Apprenticeship in Business and Administration or to prepare you for a related further/higher education course. It will enable you to carry out a comprehensive range of non‐routine administrative tasks in a modern, practical way that is relevant to the work context
All students will cover between 7 and 12 topics or units. You will learn how to produce complex business documents and develop an understanding of functions and roles in business organisations. In consultation with your teachers you can then choose other topics that best fit your needs and interests such as organising business events, analysing financial information, researching and preparing reports, organising business travel and accommodation, and supporting recruitment and selection procedures. Whatever units you cover you can ensure that essential areas of knowledge and skills from the administrative sector will be covered.
Entry Requirements: 6 A*- C graded GCSEs including English and Mathematics. If students have studied Business previously they should have at least a C in IGCSE/ GCSE
This qualification is internally assessed by your teachers and externally moderated by OCR. There are no examinations and the work is entirely based on coursework portfolios. This qualification is graded as either Pass or Fail.
All businesses (and other organisations like charities and hospitals) need sound business skills behind them. In particular this course is intended for students who may want to consider the following pathways.
1. Entry into employment in administrative roles, such as Project Team Administrator, Client Services Administrator or Customer Service Team Leader.
2. On to an Apprenticeship in Business and Administration.
3. Further/higher education courses in business or management
Level: Level 3 Duration: 1-2 years Qualification: OCR Level 3 Diploma in Administration (contributes to the Technical Baccalaureate) Entry Requirements: 6 A*- C graded GCSEs including English and Mathematics. If students have studied Business previously they should have at least a C in IGCSE/ GCSE
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ken Stimpson Community School directly.