Apprenticeships - Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 2

Business and Administration plays a vital role in organisations by handling day-to-day tasks and making sure the office runs smoothly. Administrators require a strong sense of responsibility, accuracy and attention to detail because their roles may involve organising people and resources, acting as personal assistants, secretaries, administration assistants, data entry clerks and office juniors. At Level 2, the Business Administration Apprentice may be responsible for typing up documents, putting financial information together in spreadsheets, daily postal procedures, photocopying confidential documents, information communication and technology skills. The Apprenticeship programme allows you to learn the key skills required to succeed in this role and lets you put those skills into practice in a real working environment.

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. You will also need to have a good standard of Maths & English.

Am I right for the course?

Do you have good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team? Are you able to work accurately and efficiently? Can you be diplomatic and courteous? Do you have good organisational skills and an interest in using IT? Then a career in Business Administration may be right for you.

Course Content - What will I learn?

The following mandatory qualifications must be taken. . NVQ Certificate in Business and Administration Level 2 . Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration Level 2 In addition: . Functional Skills English Level 2 - exempt if GCSE grades A-C achieved in the last 5 years. . Functional Skills Maths Level 1 - exempt if GCSE grades A-C achieved in the last 5 years. . Functional Skills ICT Level 1 . Employee Rights and Responsibilities . Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

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.

Course Additionality

To complete this qualification, you must be employed in a role that relates to the qualification you are studying.

What Next

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business & Administration depending on your long term career goals and objectives.

TypePart Time
Start Date23/10/2016
Durationnk
Fees*POA
CampusSt Albans Campus
Code16/17-WB2BAA1P/Z

* 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)