Level 1 BTEC

Business Administration

Good business administrators are a real asset to an organisation. Working in this field is also a great introduction to a range of office jobs and areas of business.

This qualification has been developed with employers to ensure it gives you what you need for a successful entry in to business administration. Coupled with the right work experience, you’ll be a valuable member of the office team in no time!

You will also learn transferable technical and practical skills in communication, decision making, self-management and development, problem solving and managing information.


Level 1


Guided Learning Hours



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What to expect from Skills Training UK

Energising and well-structured lessons, in small groups.

Individual support and mentoring to help you achieve your goals.

Access to our virtual learning environment for on-demand videos and materials to reinforce learning.

Extra support with English and Maths if you need it.

What does a learner need to do?

Attend regular classes either in-person or online.

Allow time for project work and study each week.

Talk to your training for support and guidance if you need more support.

Bring a positive attitude to class and any work experience to make sure you get the most from the opportunity.

Course content

The core unit:

Learners are required to complete and achieve all the units in this qualification. The core units ensure that all learners will:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of a range of administrative support tasks.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviours and effective communication in the work environment.
  • Process business information accurately using data management software.
  • Plan and prepare for a business event according to a given brief.


No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification.


Level 1 BTEC in Business Administration.


To pass an internally assessed unit, learners must meet all of the unit’s learning outcomes. The qualification and units are at pass grade.

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