The world of business is vast and influences almost every aspect of our lives. There are businesses in every sector, in every region, in every service you can think of. So, with that many opportunities, how do you work out exactly what area of business you want to specialise in? Well, that’s where this course can help.The Intermediate Business programme will enable you take your first steps towards a career in the business world, enabling you to apply your skills and knowledge in business administration. It will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge required to progress onto a business administrator apprenticeship, or into an administrationrelated job role, such as an administrative assistant/officer in areas such as human resources, business finance, marketing and customer service. It will also enable you to acquire a range of transferable skills and knowledge which are highly regarded by employers. The programme is intended to inspire and enthuse you to consider your future career, by applying your skills, knowledge and understanding to tasks or activities that happen in the business administration sector. Designed alongside employers, the programme includes the transferable skills, knowledge and understanding that employers are looking for in prospective applicants.You will learn through a variety of practical activities and theory sessions, and upon completion may further develop your business knowledge by progressing to study Level 3 Advanced Business at South Devon College.
Principles of working in business administration Understand the role of an administrator Use social media for business purposes Provide administrative support Follow administrative practices and create procedures Communicate in a business environment Support the organisation of an event
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This course costs: £
If you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
“I had heard a lot of good things about South Devon College and I wanted a change from the school environment to feel part of something bigger and better. I’ve learnt different aspects of business which I will need for the future.”Serena Gardner
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