Course Type / Attendance

Short Course, Distance Learning

Subject Area

Distance Learning

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

16 weeks


Distance Learning



Course Level


Awarding Body


Home / Course / Business Administration Principles Certificate Level 2

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for learners aged 18 or over, who wish to develop their knowledge of business administration. It is ideal for those who are already employed in a business administration role, who wish to study the programme as part of their own continuous professional development or for those who wish to improve their understanding to increase their opportunities of finding work.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Learners wishing to undertake the certificate should be aged 18 or over. You will need to have at least a Level 1 qualification in literacy as you will be expected to write answers for assessment purposes.

If this is your first full level 2 qualification you will be asked to complete a declaration form.

What are the key things you'll learn?

The qualification aims to develop learners’ knowledge and understanding of administration concepts and practices. It is designed to provide learners with the essential knowledge required to carry out every day and more complex administrative tasks such as managing information and supporting events. You will learn about employment rights and responsibilities, health and safety, effective communication, improving performance in a business environment, the types of problems you may encounter and how to deal with them.

How you will learn

You will be allocated your own study pack and have a personal tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. You will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and demonstrate your knowledge.  (This qualification is also available on-line).

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing the course, candidates will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects or progress to further training. You could also progress on to further study in the field or other Distance Learning programmes.