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Level 2 Business Skills Study Programme

This Study Programme is for school or college leavers aged 16 to 18 who are looking to seek employment in business administration and progress onto a level 3 apprenticeship.
22 weeks
Lee House, Manchester City Centre

This is a government funded programme which has been designed to support your development and skills and get you started in your career in business administration.

This programme is designed to help you develop a wealth of knowledge, skills and behaviours that enhances your chance of securing a job and working in business administration, along with providing you with the confidence of being able to articulate why you want to work in business administration, whilst demonstrating what you can bring to a potential employer during an interview.

During this course you will be able to demonstrate your skills in communication, using systems and processes, personal effectiveness and attention to detail. Helping you develop your transferable skills, teamwork and professionalism.

By the end of this programme, you will be ready for the transition into the working environment and have the skillset to help you prepare for an apprenticeship in Business Administration.

Our employers are always on the lookout for inspirational young people that can communicate effectively, have good IT skills and can trust.

When does the course start?

13 September 2021.

What does the course cover?

On this programme you will cover:

City and Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills  

  • Planning for Progression
  • Career Planning and Making Applications
  • Interview Skills
  • Keeping Safe
  • Rights and Responsibilities in the Workplace

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration

  • Principles of Business Document Production and information Management
  • Principles of Communication in a Business Environment
  • Principles of Developing Working Relationships with Colleagues
  • Principles of Administrative Services
  • Understand Employer Organisations
  • Principles of Equality and Diversity in the Workplace
  • Principles of Business Administrative Tasks

City and Guilds Level 1 Functional Skills ICT

  • Use ICT
  • Find and Select Information
  • Develop, Present and Communicate Information

Side by Side – Prevent Duty Online Modules

  • Radicalisation and Extremism
  • Staying Safe Online
  • What Can You Trust?
  • British Values


What will I achieve?

On successful completion you will achieve the following qualifications:

  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration
  • City and Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 1
  • Functional Skills English (if applicable)
  • Functional Skills Maths (if Applicable)
What are the entry requirements?

Ideally, you will hold a GCSE grade 4 or above in maths and English (or equivalent).

You need to be highly motivated and committed, be able to work independently and have a strong willingness to learn.

When will I attend?

This Study Programme is a combination of classroom and online learning. You will be required to attend 3 days per week.

How much does the course cost?

The course is FREE for anyone aged 16-18.

What is a Study Programme?

Click here to find out more about Study Programmes.