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Business Administration - Level 2 NVQ Certificate

Part Time

Course Overview

This course provides evidence of competence of being in a supporting role in an office environment.

Optional units provide the opportunity to show understanding and skills in a variety of areas, including IT, customer service, document production and data management

Course Content

To achieve the L2 NVQ Certificate in Business and Administration, you must complete four mandatory units, and a number of optional units which will be selected at your enrolment session.

The mandatory units are:

  • Manage own performance in a business environment
  • Improve own performance in a business environment
  • Work in a business environment
  • Communicate in a business environment

There are a wide range of optional units available, which allows you to tailor your qualification to your role. These include:

  • Solve business problems
  • Organise and report data
  • Prepare text from note
  • Support the organisation of an event
  • Meet and welcome visitors
  • Word processing software

Students will be allocated a personal assessor and supplied with all the necessary reading and assessment material. The assessor will provide personal tutorial support at pre-arranged times, students will also be assessed in the workplace using observation, witness testimonies and professional discussion.

Entry Requirement

An interview is required. This is a work-oriented qualification and is suitable for those who undertake administration related activities. It is aimed at candidates who work as part of a team and provide information and resources to others.

It is essential that applicants are currently working in a business administration related role.


Assessment is by production of a personal portfolio of evidence demonstrating understanding and application of the performance criteria of the L2 NVQ Certificate in Business and Administration.

Where does this course lead to

L3 NVQ Diploma in Business and Administration. L2 NVQ Certificate in Customer Service.

How to Enrol

To find out more information or to enrol please email distance.learning@bcot.ac.uk quoting the course reference.

Course is now full

Course Outline

Course Code: MXEL150
Study Mode: Part Time
Duration: 26 Weeks
Start Date: Flexible
Day & Time: Flexible
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