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:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including GCSE Mathematics and English or Welsh (1st Language) at grade C or D
  • or
  • Level 2 Diploma pass in a relevant subject
  • Attendance at an interview


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


                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


                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