Important Entry Requirement & Application Update

College is still accepting online applications for courses starting in September 2020.

Interviews

Interviews are cancelled to help to limit social contact during this time.

Instead, you will be invited to a college welcome event to meet the tutors before the start of the course. If you do not meet the entry criteria you will have the opportunity to discuss an alternative programme during this event.

Is this course right for me?

Are you looking to start or develop your career in an office environment? Are you a school leaver or are you looking for the skills to change your career or return to work? Could you benefit from a range of useful skills that are suitable for a variety of office contexts?

If you already have office/work experience, or if you are progressing from Business Administration Level 2 (or equivalent), then this course will enhance your knowledge and skills. 

During the course you will cover a large range of topics, giving you comprehensive skills and experience in all aspects of administrative work to a higher level. The topics cover the same areas as the Level 2 course, but at a more advanced level. You will be able to further develop your work skills and employability, as well as gaining a recognised Level 3 qualification. 

Practical experience is provided on the course including work experience. Subjects include business administration skills, essential computing skills, text processing, experiencing working life and typing.

Entry requirements:

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English or Welsh 1st Language and Maths
  • A relevant Level 2 qualification at Pass
  • Relevant industry experience

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.

Delivery:

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

    • Group work
    • Classroom based learning
    • Tutorial support
    • Educational visits
    • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)
    • Work Experience
    • Practical Activities

                Assessment:

                The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

                • Practical and written assessments/assignments
                • Presentations and demonstrations
                • Portfolio of work
                • Performance and observation

                Progression:

                You could proceed onto a number of higher education programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

                • HNC/HND Business Studies
                • Foundation Degree Management and Business
                • Foundation Degree Accounting and Finance
                • BA (Honours) Management and Business