Office Administrator Diploma

Woman having a positive working day and discussion with a colleagueOur home study/distance learning Office Administrator Diploma NCFE CQ is ideal for those looking to start a career in Administration as a first step on the career ladder in a professional role.

This is a Level 2 (Intermediate) qualification and is suitable for those leaving school or those in the early stages of their career or changing careers.

Those studying the Office Administrator Diploma who wish to extend their knowledge and skills can “upgrade” to our Executive Administrator Diploma which is a Level 3 qualification within a 2-year time limit.

Scroll down to read about:

  • How you will study
  • Course Content
  • Qualification Accreditation
  • Course Fees, Payment Options and Discounts

Home Study/Distance Learning – with a difference!

This is a home study/distance learning course with personal tutor support throughout providing guidance, feedback, individually marked work – similar to a classroom based course but without the need to attend any classes!

You can study as and when you wish – there are no set time frames to complete your work within other than the overall course time frame. Some weeks you may wish to study more and then less the following week. All very flexible!


Accreditation by NCFE CQ

Upon successful completion you will be awarded the:

CQ10449 – Office Administrator Diploma (Level 2)

We are an approved NCFE CQ Centre. NCFE is one of the leading vocational awarding bodies in the UK and is also recognised internationally.

Level 2 is intermediate level and the course has been benchmarked using Ofqual’s QCF level descriptors to allow you to consider the depth of study and level of difficulty involved.

Further information about NCFE Awarding Body and Accreditation.


Course Content

You will access your course online via our Lewis College Learning Hub at times to suit you – from your computer, tablet or phone on the move or from home.  You can download all the courseware as you progress through each unit to keep for future reference.

Our qualified and experienced tutors will provide personal feedback, demonstration videos for further guidance, worked examples, support and guidance throughout including mentoring and always happy to help.  We teach beyond the qualification and include specific details that directly benefit you.

Study from as little as 2 hours a week!

The course is open for you to study for up to 12 months, giving you plenty of flexibility and “time out” for holidays, illness, moving house etc.

You can study from as little as 2 hours a week, or however many hours you choose, or even full time if you wish to complete the course in less than 2 months.  You can study more one week, less the next – flexible and easy to manage your study times to fit in with your lifestyle.

IT Skills - 8 Units 
Word - Word ProcessingExcel - Spreadsheets and Charts/Graphs
PowerPoint - Electronic PresentationsAccess - Databases
Outlook - Email and Personal Information Management (PIM)Internet and Web Research
Mail Merge

You will need Microsoft Office for this section of the course.  Monthly subscription available for Office 365 from £5.99 per month.  Further details available upon request.

Administration Section - 9 Units
Business EventsBusiness Trips
Business MeetingsDiary Management
Petty CashResearch Skills
Composing Business DocumentsTelephone and Communication Skills
The Role of the Office Administrator
OPTION - Teeline Shorthand Diploma - special discount rate - £180 (normal price £340) when enrolling on this course
Teeline TheorySpeed Development from 40 wpm up to 100 wpm
Business Correspondence Dictation and TranscriptionMinutes of Business Meetings

The Teeline Fast theory book is included in the course. You will also need a shorthand notebook and biro.


Course Fees, Discounts, Payment and Study Options

Course Fees
£750
20% Discount for Paying in Full
You can complete the course as soon as you wish.
£600
Pay Quarterly over 12 months£187.50 - each quarterly payment