Ashley Sixth Form

Business Administration (Vocational Course)

Exam Board

Edexcel BTEC Business Administration Entry 3 / Level 1


The BTEC Business Administration is vocational course that can help you kick start your training for a job in administration within a range of organisations, such as retail, banking, insurance and the travel industry. Many businesses need administrators in order to run smoothly. Behind every successful company there are administrators, helping to make the organisation focused and effective. As businesses grow they need more skilled administrators who have good communication skills and are well organised. The course gives you an introduction to business administration, how to behave in an office environment and how to use office equipment.

Topics Covered

The following units of study are available

  • Managing your health at work
  • Working in Business and Administration
  • Communicating electronically
  • Making and receiving phone calls
  • Welcoming visitors
  • Handling mail
  • Creating business documents
  • Recording business transactions
  • Supporting business meetings
  • Job opportunities in Business Administration


Students are required to complete internally set assignments. Each unit has specified learning outcomes and assessment criteria. To pass an Internally assessed unit, learners must meet all the assessment criteria.

More Information

If you have any queries concerning this subject and the qualifications, please contact Mrs Lightfoot.

Useful Links

BTEC Qualification Information