Business Administration

L2 Level 2
Full Time
1 September 2020 — 16 July 2021
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

Our Administration OCR Diploma course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop the skills regarded as essential by today's employers. From Customer Service to Text and Word Processing, this programme covers everything you need to know about a role in administration. Studying at our City Centre campus in Cardiff, learners will gain the necessary skills required to tackle a wide range of administration duties with confidence.

What you will study

Topics studied include:

  • Composing written business communication
  • Planning your career in administration
  • Dealing with customers
  • Organising meetings and diary systems
  • Team working
  • Organising business travel and accommodation
  • Literacy and numeracy

You will be taught using a mixture of short lectures, working with other students in pairs and groups, demonstrations and practical work to help you develop good all-round administration skills. There will also be eLearning involved in the course, and you will spend time working in the college's executive office practising your skills and collecting evidence.

Course fee per year

Registration Fee Payable on Enrolment: £30.00

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs Grades A* - D including English and Maths.

Teaching and assessment

  • Continuous assignments and practical assessments and exams

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

1 September 2020

End date

16 July 2021

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

16 hours per week


City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Maps & directions

Course code



Diploma in Administration Business Prof


What our students say

Level 3 has been a big jump from Level 2 but the tutors have been great in supporting me with that transition. The campus is really cool and it doesn’t feel like a college at all. It’s a really useful place to study. There’s so many things to learn on the course, about business and taxes, there’s also great career opportunities at the end of it. I’ve had an amazing time so far.

Indeep Singh
Accounting Level 3 Student

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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

City Centre Campus,

Dumballs Road,


CF10 5FE