Get into your next career with a FREE Business Admin Course

Get started on your career in business administration

With Futures you can now complete a fully-funded Business Administration qualification that will help you to build vital skills in IT, multi-tasking, managing workloads and expanding your knowledge of GDPR and Data Protection.

During the course, you'll have the opportunity to complete hands-on work that gives you a real taste of what working in business administration is like.

Together let's enhance your skills confidently and improve your chances of getting a job!


Meet Caroline, Business Admin Skills Coach.

Can I access a short course?

To be eligible you must meet the following criteria:

  • I currently live in England
  • I was aged 19 or over on 31st August 2023
  • I have lived in the UK or EU/EEA for the last 3 years*
  • I am seeking employment/claiming unemployment benefits or earning below £20,319 annually**

* Please contact us for further information on immigration status

** Other state benefits may be accepted, please email or give us a call on 0345 266 9779

Once you've completed this course, you could start working in jobs like these:

Straight away

Admin assistant £14-28K

Shortly after

Office Manager £18-38K

In the future

Bid Writer £20-55K

New start dates every month

Level 1 Certificate in Business Administration

Join our FREE in-person course with access to a skilled tutor for support when needed.  

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?

  • Working in Business and Administration
  • Using Office Equipment in a Business Environment
  • Working as Part of a Group
  • Creating Business Documents
  • 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.

Sign up to register your interest.

Level 2 Certificate in Business Administration 

Join our FREE online course with access to a skilled tutor for support when needed.  

Business Administration is essential for managing and coordinating various aspects of a company's operations. This qualification will help you gain the knowledge and skills required to successfully work in a real working office environment. 

With access to our online learning platform, tutorials and workshops, led by skilled tutors. You will receive all the learning benefits of a classroom setting without needing to travel anywhere. 

What will the course cover?

  • Unit One: Principles of providing administrative services 
  • Unit Two: Principles of business document production and information management 
  • Unit Three: Understand communication in a business environment 
  • Unit Four: Understand employer organisations 
  • Unit Five: Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues 

What can I do next? 

After completing this qualification, you will access a number of new opportunities: 

  • Progress onto a Level 3 qualifications 
  • Start an apprenticeship 
  • Get into employment or volunteering 

Learn more about Business Admin Level 2 

Sign up to register your interest.

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

Start your career in business administration

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