Apprenticeships - Advanced Apprenticeship in Business & Administration (Level 3)

This course is for anyone currently working in the field of administration whose role involves carrying out administrative duties with a high degree of autonomy and personal responsibility.

What are the Course Requirements?

You will need to be working in a Business Administration role i.e. Admin Assistant, Secretary, Personal Assistant, Clerical etc performing general office duties with some supervisory responsibilities. You will also need to have a good standard of Maths & English.

Course Content - What will I learn?

As part of your advanced apprenticeship you will cover the following: . Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Business and Administration . Technical Certificate in Business Administration Level 3 . Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths* . Functional Skills Level 2 in English* . Functional Skills Level 2 in ICT* . Personal Learning & Thinking Skills . Employee Rights & Responsibilities . * exempt if GCSE grades A-C achieved in the last 5 years

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment will be carried out using a variety of assessment methods to include: - observations, professional discussions, written statements and gathering of work product evidence. Your supervisor at work will also be asked to provide a statement to confirm competence in particular practical activities.

What Next

Level 4 Diploma in Business & Administration depending on your long term career goals and objectives. Alternatively a Management qualification may be more suitable.

TypePart Time
Start Date25/06/2017

* 16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

* For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

* Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

Most of your training is carried out at your place of work through an Individual Learning Plan. This is designed to provide you with the support, supervision and work-based mentoring you will need.

An assessor will work alongside you and your employer to monitor your progress against nationally recognised qualifications within your vocational area. This ensures that while your needs – and those of your employer – are being met at a local level, the qualifications you gain meet the highest national standards.

Assessors also visit you at your workplace to see how you are putting your developing skills into practice on the job.

Classes will be taught by experienced professionals who will ensure you develop your technical knowledge and key skills.

Career progression is excellent for apprentices, and over the course of their careers, those with an Apprenticeship earn on average, £100,000 more than those without. (A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Apprenticeships and Other Vocational Qualifications, University of Sheffield, 2007)