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Oxford Cambridge and RSA (OCR) Diploma Administration with ICT (Business Professional Level 3)

Administration (Secretarial)

Course Overview

In today’s workplace there is high demand for skilled administrative professionals who can help the business deliver an effective service to its clients. This course will develop the practical skills sought by employers today. You will be trained in office tasks and in the use of a range of different equipment, and you will gain practical insights into the wide range of career possibilities in the area of administration.This course is the ideal stepping stone for entry to relevant employment in the area of administration or for progression to the Level 4 Higher Diploma in Administrative Procedures with ICT within NWRC.
  • Start Date
    29 Aug 2022
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    1 year full time / 2 years part time
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: OCR Level 3 Diploma in Administration with ICT (Business Professional)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Producing Complex Documents
  • Functions & Roles within Business Organisations
  • Level 2 City & Guilds Intermediate Word Processing Techniques
  • We also offer the opportunity for students to undertake Level 1 and/or Level 2 in Manual and Computerised Accounts (a small examination fee is payable for these). If you do not hold a Level 2 qualification in Numeracy you will complete this during the course to enhance your employability and progression prospects.
  • Supporting Recruitment and Selection Procedures
  • Financial Transactions
  • Verbal Communications
  • Business Travel
  • Support Business Meetings
  • Apply Legislation
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

OCR Level 2 Administration (Business Professional) or equivalent and GCSE English (Grade C or above); or equivalent OR 4 GCSEs (Grade C or above) to include English. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APEL) may be considered for entry onto this course. For more details visit

ROI Requirements

4 OLCs (Grade 05 or above) to include English; OR Leaving Cert Applied – Merit. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APEL) may be considered for entry onto this course. For more details visit

Work Placement

You will be encouraged to attend placement in an administrative office in an area of your choice where you will gain valuable insights to the world of work. These hours would be additional and outside your timetabled course hours.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Other - Other £50+ for additional qualifications such as City & Guilds / Sage

What's Next?

Further Study

This qualification will enable you to further your studies and progress onto the Level 4 Higher Diploma in Administrative Procedures with ICT, or move into employment.

Career Prospects

Successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma will equip you with the skills and knowledge to apply directly for employment as executive and private administrators in business, civil service, hospitals, health centres, schools, hotels, etc.


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