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Diploma in Business and Administration – Level 2

This qualification is aimed at learners working within a business and administration role

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management
Adult and Community
Location: Distance Learning
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 52
Hours: 6.75
Start: Flexible
Distance Learning

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Course Information for Students

This qualification is aimed at learners working within a business and administration role who wish to improve their knowledge and skills for a variety of work environments and sectors.

You need a good understanding of both written and spoken English – at a minimum of Level 1.

In order to gain the qualification, learners must achieve a minimum of 45 credits from the following:

• all units within Mandatory Group A totalling 21 credits

• a minimum of 14 credits from Optional Group B

• a maximum of 10 credits from Optional Group C

• a maximum of 6 credits from Optional Group D

This course will be delivered off-site.

You need access to a laptop and the Internet because an elearning platform is used.

A variety of assessment methods is used, including workplace visits, face-to-face and remote assessment.

This qualification is assessed through a portfolio of evidence which is put together during the course and demonstrates that the learner has met the required assessment criteria.

Learners successfully completing this qualification may wish to progress to further qualifications, such as the:

  • Highfield Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (RQF)
  • Highfield Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service (RQF)
  • Highfield Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading (RQF)
  • Highfield Level 3 Diploma in Management (RQF)

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Course Information for Employers

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Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Other Administrative Occupations


Other Administrative Occupations



Sales Administrators


Sales Administrators

Local Government Administrative Occupations


Local Government Administrative Occupations

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Course Information Last Updated On: November 1, 2023 1:33 pm