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Introduction to Business Admin and IT - Entry Level 3 to Level 1

Overview

This course consists of a range of core and specialist units that will include computer basics such as using software in the workplace, using the internet and developing basic websites, the fundamentals of social networking including e-safety and imaging and design. You will also gain essential employability skills as well as developing your English and maths.

Start dates and fees

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20231629A1304FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.

What will I study?

  • Microsoft packages
  • Using the internet
  • Word processing
  • Web design
  • Business admin.

In addition you will gain essential employability skills and training such as CV writing, job search skills and interview skills.

Entry requirements

  • Entry level 3 - A minium of two GCSEs at grade 1 in English language and maths.
  • Level 1 - A minium of two GCSEs at grade 1 in English language and maths.
  • Students with no formal qualifications but with an interest in the industry would also be considered.

If you are a young person who is not currently studying a traditional GCSE programme, we will consider alternative qualifications such as functional skills and vocational qualifications.

Please contact our admissions team for further information - admissions@wnc.ac.uk.

Applicants aged over 21:

  • If you do not have the entry requirements listed above you may still be accepted to study if you can provide relevant experience, a strong portfolio of work and a commitment to the subject.

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

As an entry requirement on some of our courses, you will need a GCSE in both English and maths with at least a grade 4/C (please see entry requirements above).

If this isn’t displayed under the entry requirements and you don’t currently have a GCSE in both English and maths at grade 4/C or above before joining us, you will then study English and maths as part of your programme with the aim of achieving a qualification with at least a grade 4/C. This is to help improve your chances of employment once you leave us.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.

How long is the course?

1 year.

How will I be assessed?

The course is mainly assessed on the coursework that you complete. You will be set a number of assignments to challenge and test your knowledge throughout the course.

Careers

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How do I apply?

Apply online

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