Coleg Ceredigion

Full Time NVQ 2 & 3 in Business and Administration

Coleg Ceredigion
In Ceredigion

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Typology NVQ
Location Ceredigion (Wales)
Duration 1 Year
  • NVQ
  • Ceredigion (Wales)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

The main qualification gained is the OCR NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) Level 2 or 3 in Business and Administration. This course is offered in English and bilingually. This competence-based qualification has been designed to meet industry-led standards. You may demonstrate competence through work activities carried out in the College Training Office and during a one day a week work.

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Government funding available

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Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Ceredigion
Park Place, Cardigan,, SA43 1AB, Mid Wales, Wales
Starts On request
Location
Ceredigion
Park Place, Cardigan,, SA43 1AB, Mid Wales, Wales

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· Requirements

Level 2: A good education, sound in numeracy and the Welsh or English language with an aptitude for office skills.

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Course programme


Administration and Secretarial Skills (NVQ 2 & 3)

What will I be studying?
The main qualification gained is the OCR NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) Level 2 or 3 in Business and Administration. This course is offered in English and bilingually.

This competence-based qualification has been designed to meet industry-led standards. You may demonstrate competence through work activities carried out in the College Training Office and during a one day a week work experience placement in the second term, which is an integral part of the course. Embedded within the delivery of this course will be a variety of Key Skills.

The course is designed to cover a wide range of office tasks including the use of electronic machinery and other office equipment, data processing and storage, mailhandling and processing payments, team building and other administrative skills. At level 3 you would also be carrying out supervisory tasks.

You can add to your achievements by studying for examinations in subjects such as word processing,audio-transcription, business presentations, bookkeeping and computerised accounts. By gaining certain examinations you can also achieve the OCR's Diploma in Text Processing at Level 2 and/or Level 3.

Administration is delivered through activities which give the opportunity to demonstrate skills and competencies. These include organising events/visits and undertaking the associated administrative tasks e.g. planning and agreeing work, developing and maintaining working relationships, researching and presenting information and organising and supporting meetings. Use of up-to-date computer resources and modern training office equipment facilitate learning.

Welsh speakers are advised to follow the course bilingually as this will greatly enhance employment and career prospects.

What can I do when I have successfully completed level 2?
Career prospects on completion of the course are excellent. Good employment opportunities are immediately available, both locally and further afield, for those wishing to put their office skills into practice. You may work in a wide range of administrative offices or with local professional firms such as Accountants, Solicitors, Building Societies or Banks.

What can I do when I have successfully completed level 3?
The course can lead to careers in office management, locally or nationally, such as Personal Assistant, Senior Secretary, Administrative Officer and Supervisory Management posts in industry, local government, the media, health authorities, and many more.

Campus
Cardigan

Duration
1 year

Entry requirements
Level 2: A good education, sound in numeracy and the Welsh or English language with an aptitude for office skills.

Level 3: an appropriate level 2 qualification. Students may be accepted on the basis of relevant work experience and a successful interview.


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