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Principles of Personal Responsibilities and Working in a Business Environment

Principles of Personal Responsibilities and Working in a Business Environment
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Overview - Principles of Personal Responsibilities and Working in a Business Environment

The content of this course has been mapped to the underpinning knowledge within the following unit on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF): Principles of personal responsibilities and working in a business environment – Level 2.

Everyone working in an organisation has certain rights and responsibilities that are protected by a series of laws and regulations. By operating within a legislative framework, employers and employees are able to ensure their business functions within a range of accepted boundaries. This will ensure the safety and welfare of people at work, create fair working conditions that value and support all people, and will help create clear roles and responsibilities.

This module has therefore been developed to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding needed to carry out their personal responsibilities in a business environment. On completion, learners will understand the key issues relating to employee and employer responsibilities, health and safety, effective communication, working with colleagues, workload planning, continuous improvement, and dealing with workplace problems.

This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualification: Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration (QCF).

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Module Aim
  • Employee and Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Health, Safety and Security
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Working with Colleagues
  • Planning your Work
  • Improving Performance
  • Dealing with Problems


On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.


Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience

Although developed for those undertaking the Level 2 Principles of Personal Responsibilities and Working in a Business Environment, this course is also suitable for anyone who is seeking training in personal responsibilities at work.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

How it Works

This is a general guide to how the system works; if you want a more detailed guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

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This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

£30.00 + VAT

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