Free online business administration courses with certificates

Free Online Course

Business Administration

Nationally Recognised Qualification​

Free Course Details

Course Duration

The free online course takes on average 6 weeks to complete.

This will depend on learner ability and can be completed faster.

Course Delivery

The free course is 100% online. 

Study from anywhere, at any time!

Awarding Body

The qualification is accredited by NCFE who are nationally recognised by qualification regulators.

Eligibilty Criteria

To qualify for government funding you must be:

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study
  • Must be aged 19+ (19-23-year-olds must have hold a level 2 qualification prior attainment)
  • Must not be on an apprenticeship

Free Course Benefits

Level 2 Qualification

You will receive a nationally recognised level 2 qualification and accredited certificate on successful completion of this free course.

Flexible Learning

The online flexible learning means you can fit the free training around your schedule and learn from anywhere!

Expert Tutor Support

Your dedicated tutor will be assigned at the start of your course and will be available via email, text or phone call.

Career Booster

With new skills, knowledge and qualification you will be perfectly set up to boost your career and realise your full potential.

About this Free Online Course

There is an estimated 5.6 million private sector businesses in the UK.

Despite the recent economic difficulties, the trend has been steadily increasing in the business population.

Today’s global economy brings with it a wealth of new markets, shrinking profit margins, and increasing operating expenses; the need for good business administration has never been greater…

This fully online qualification will help you develop your knowledge of important administrative support tasks, including how to prepare and distribute business documents and how to manage diary systems and financing systems.

Government funded courses. Qualifications accredited by NCFE.

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Free Course Units

Your free online course is split into manageable units.

No experience is needed for this qualification.

Unit 1

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Principles of providing administrative services

This unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of how to develop customer relationships by taking into account their wants and needs.

Learners will be able to identify organisations’ responses to customer relationships and the principles of customer-relationship management.

Unit 2

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Business document production and information management

This unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of how to prepare and distribute business documents and identify how information is managed in business organisations.

Unit 3

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Communication in a business environment

The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an understanding of the requirements of written and verbal business communication.

Learners will be able to identify appropriate body language and tone of voice when communicating verbally.

Unit 4

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Understand employer organisations

This unit ensures learners understand organisational structures and the differences between private, public and voluntary sectors.

Learners will be able to describe the internal and external influences on organisations and why change in the business environment is important.

Unit 5

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Developing working relationships with colleagues

The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an understanding of the principles of effective team working.

Learners will be able to identify what is expected of a buddy and techniques for providing feedback.

Optional units

Optional units include; Team Leading, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Marketing Theory, Customer Relationships, Equality and Diversity, Customer Service, and HR plus many more.

There are no exams! 

You will complete assessment questions based on the skills and knowledge you have gained from the units.

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Expert Tutor Support

A tutor will be allocated who will support you throughout the free course and provide valuable feedback against your assessments. 

You will be able to discuss any queries or concerns via email, text or phone, whichever works best for you…

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When you successfully complete this free online course you will receive an accredited level 2 certificate.

The certificate proves you hold a qualification that is regulated by Ofqual, accredited by NCFE, and recognised by the government.

Employers in the UK regard such qualifications as extremely valuable. This will help you to progress in your chosen career and realise your full potential.

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Government Funded Online Course

Free Courses Online work with the very best training providers to offer adults in England the opportunity to gain lifelong skills via government-funded e-learning.

The funding is supplied by the Adult Education Budget (AEB). The AEB is a government-funded program that has been put in place to refresh skills, prepare adults for the workplace, and support career progression.

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  • Employment Goals

    This knowledge-based qualification will shine on your CV and will help you gain employment in your chosen career.

  • Career Path

    The free course will supply you with skills and knowledge that are transferable to a wide range of careers.

  • Professional Development

    Your brand new skills, knowledge and qualification will allow you to open the door to the career that you want.

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FAQs

Will I receive a certificate?

Yes! On successful completion of your free course you will receive your nationally recognised certificate.

The certificate gives you the foundations to improve your job prospects.

All certificates are regulated by Ofqual.

Why is the course free?

Funding is through the Adult Education Budget which is provided by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

The Adult Education Budget is a government-funded program that has been put in place to refresh skills, prepare adults for the workplace, and support career change.

Am I eligible?

To qualify for government funding you must be:

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study
  • Must be aged 19+ (19-23-year-olds must have hold a level 2 qualification prior attainment)
  • Must not be on an apprenticeship

How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered online.

Study from anywhere, at any time!

How long will the free online course take?

The free online course takes on average 6 weeks to complete.

This will depend on learner ability and can be completed faster.

Do I need to sit an exam?

No, there are no exams!

All courses require you to complete assessment questions based on the knowledge you have just gained from the units.

What equipment will I need?

You will need access to a computer and the internet.

The course can not be completed on a smartphone.

Is the qualification recognised by employers?

When you successfully complete this free online course you will receive an accredited level 2 certificate.

Employers in the UK regard such qualifications as extremely valuable. This will help you to progress in your chosen career and realise your full potential.

All qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and are the perfect way to boost any CV.

How many free courses can I do?

You can complete up to 5 courses in one year, however you can only do one at a time so you must finish one before moving onto the next.

I'm unemployed. Can I still do the course?

Yes! The free course is a great way to improve your CV and get into work.

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