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Course Overview

This course is designed to prepare you for employment in Business and introduces you to opportunities to develop knowledge and skills demanded by employers in differing business sectors.

You will learn about the varied aspects of business, including business purposes and types of business organisations, aspects of finance, people in business, marketing and document production.

Your study programme supports additional learning including the study of GCSE English and/or Maths, as necessary.  In addition, the course includes work experience, opportunities to hear from industry experts and to take part in educational visits. The programme will also include Business Skills Development in relation to competent practice and customer relations.

Level 2
1 full academic year
Awarding Body
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

The programme of study offers you the opportunity for a qualification to help you:

  • prepare for further learning or training
  • develop essential knowledge, transferable skills and personal skills in a subject area that interests you with the aim

of enhancing your employability

  • move into different areas of employment
  • develop your knowledge and skills as part of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • achieve a nationally recognised vocational qualification

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

No formal entry requirements but a good understanding of the English language is required.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Tracey Baker

Tracey Baker

Fifteen years ago, I enrolled on the Intermediate Office Skills course at Doncaster College. I worked my way through the various Office Skills qualifications the College had to offer before taking my teaching qualifications and joining the lecturing staff in 2003.

From September 2009, I became the Course Leader for Business Administration. It feels good to have gained this position, especially as I studied on the same course sixteen years ago.

I also teach on a range of programmes across our Business provision.  i enjoy the business environment and working with our students.   Seeing our students achieve their qualifications is what makes the role/job worthwhile.  I look forward to meeting you to discuss your options.

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.
96% of students on this course enjoy their time at College

Student Comment

The course has been very helpful in building my confidence and helping me get prepared for employment, I have enjoyed my course, and have learnt many things about administration. I have developed my personal skills and communication skills. All the staff were very supportive and highly productive.

Kamile P Business Administration Level 2

Progression and Employment

Successful completion of this qualification will enable you to further your studies to Business Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate OCR Level 3 , Apprenticeships in Business Administration or Customer Service.

This qualification will provide opportunities to gain employment within large employers such as Doncaster Council, NHS and many other local businesses.


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Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Tracey Baker
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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

No formal entry requirements but a good understanding of the English language is required.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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