Part-Time Residential at the College 

This course gives you the opportunity to obtain a certificate in Employability and Development (Business Administration) and is an ideal next step for those people wanting to apply for a job or an apprenticeship in the future.

As well as learning about the vital interpersonal skills for the workplace such as interview essentials, CV writing and team working, you will have the opportunity to find out more about areas of work that are currently in demand for employers.

The course is intensive and allows students to explore different sectors of work through taster days to learn new skills.


15th November 2021 - 8th December 2021

Split into 4 residential (3 Day - 2 Night) stays



Full awards at level 2 or below cost from £0-£60 depending on your income

Entry Requirements 

  • At Level 1, no formal entry qualifications are required.
  • All applicants will undergo an initial assessment in literacy and numeracy.
  • Places will be offered following a satisfactory interview.
  • Applicants will be expected to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to the chosen subject area
  • Receive and retain information
  • Produce written material and contribute to discussions to get the most out of this learning experience.


Level 1 

Learning Outcomes 

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Develop your understanding of the business environment
  • Identify and plan strategies for overcoming barriers to the workplace and to further learning.
  • Practice a range of business administration and management skills
  • Search and apply for jobs using up to date application process


Once you have completed the course you will be able to progress onto seeking employment in business administration roles. You can also continue studying and progressing onto our Level 2 "Step Up to Succeed: Business Administration course.

You will create an impressive portfolio demonstrating your abilities in the areas of:

  • Applying for Work
  • Interview Skills
  • Business Administration
  • Management

Meet your Tutor 


I have been very fortunate with my career to date by having many opportunities in working within business administration at small to medium-sized organisations. I have also been studying employability along with business studies for many years. Business administration is a vital area of any organisation. I am extremely passionate about teaching, learning and personal development. I will provide an excellent learning experience where you will learn both the theory and practical’s of working within an administrative role.