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Business and Administration

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  • Type: e-Learning
  • Level: 2
  • Start Date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Study Mode: Online Learning

About the course

There were an estimated 5.5 million private sector businesses in the UK at the start of 2016. Despite the recent economic difficulties, the trend has been steadily increasing in the business  population. Today's global economy brings with it a wealth of new markets, shrinking profit margins and increasing operating expenses; the need for good business administration has never been greater.

Why study?

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you, without the need to attend college
  • Gain relevant skills, knowledge and understanding, leading to improved experience for those using your services

What you will learn

  • Principles of Providing Administrative Services
  • Principles of Business Document Production and Information Management
  • Understand Communication in a Business Environment
  • Understand Employer Organisations
  • Understand How to Develop Working Relationships with Colleagues

How much does it cost?

This course is free* to study if you are:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Living in UK and an EU resident for the last 3 years
  • Have settled status in the UK if you are not a UK or EU national

*Funding for adult programmes has changed. If you live in a devolved area you may have to pay for your programme(s).

If you currently reside in any of the devolved authorities listed below (based on you home postcode) your study with Harlow College is not eligible for AEB funding and you may be required to pay tuition fees:

  • The Greater London Authority
  • The Greater Manchester Combined Authority 
  • The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority 
  • The West of England Combined Authority 
  • The West Midlands Combined Authority 
  • The Tees Valley Combined Authority 
  • The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

You may be eligible for funding from other providers.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

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