Business Administration Short Courses

Level 1 and Level 2 Business Administration qualifications.

With Futures you can now complete a fully-funded Business Administration qualification from the comfort of your home and at your own pace. 

When studying full time these courses can be completed in as little as: 

  • Level 1 Business Administration - 6 days 
  • Level 2 Business Administration - 30 days  

However, there is no upper limit and we understand that often study must fit round your exisiting work and home life schedule. 

Meet Caroline, Business Admin Skills Coach.

Eligibility Criteria

To gain access to our adult courses, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Are aged 19 years old or over (must have turned 19 by 31st August 2021)
  • Have lived in the UK or a European Economic Area (EEA) Member state for the last three years or more or be an Individual or Asylum Seeker with certain types of immigration status*
  • Are actively seeking employment and claiming an unemployment benefit of either: Universal Credit, Job Seekers Allowance or Employment Support Allowance (WRAG) **
  • OR must be earning under £18,525 annual gross salary and be able to commit to the course. Please be aware that for Maths and English you can earn any amount if you can commit to the course.

*Please contact us for further details for further information on immigration status

** Other state benefits may be accepted, please contact us for further information

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Level 1 Business Administration 

Ideal for those looking to learn the basics of the industry in order to secure employment such as an Admin Assistant or Receptionist. Entry level Business Admin roles are some of the most popular vacancies and so an industry specific qualification can really help you to stand out at interview. 

What will the course cover?

The qualification is made up of 5 topics, some of which include:

  • Using basic office equipment 
  • Creating business documents
  • Communication styles
  • Welcoming visitors
  • Handling Mail

What can I do next? 

Upon completion of your Level 1 Certificate you have a number of new opportunities: 

  • Complete your Level 2 Business Admin certificate 
  • Apply for an entry level Administration role 
  • Apply for a Level 2 or 3 apprenticeship 

Learn more about the course.

Level 2 Business Administration

This qualification assumes the learner already has foundation knowledge of the Administration industry from experience or previous study. It enables you to access progression opportunities as well as higher education. Business Administration is also ideal for anyone interested in exploring supporting events or project management. 

What will the course cover?

The qualification is made up of 7 topics, some of which include:

  • Document production and information management
  • Communication in a business evironment
  • Developing working relationships 
  • Execution of administrative tasks 

What can I do next? 

Upon completion of your Level 2 Certificate you have a number of new opportunities: 

  • Apply for a supervisor or similar role 
  • Apply for a Level 3 or 4 apprenticeship
  • Access A-Level or HNC qualifications which provide routes into various university degrees 

"This course has broadened my horizons and totally changed my outlook"


Register for a Business Admin course today

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