WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Are you looking for an opportunity to earn while you learn? Then an apprenticeship is right for you! On an apprenticeship you can: • Gain training whilst you are employed and earning a wage • Achieve nationally recognised qualifications • Benefit from coaching and mentoring from industry professionals • Enhance your career prospects. We offer a structured training programme for those in employment who want to learn and we work with employers to recruit Apprentices seeking an Apprenticeship placement. If you don’t think you have the necessary ‘work-ready skills’, we also offer Traineeships. This course provides the essential work preparation training, English, Maths and work experience needed to secure your Apprenticeship place.

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Location: Central Campus

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FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need to be aged 16 years or over and must be working or applying to work with a company that have agreed that you will be working as an apprentice for this Apprenticeship programme.

You will undertake a diagnostic assessment for both Maths and English and a free writing exercise prior to enrolment and gain Level 1 in both subject areas.
If you have passed Maths and English GCSE with a Grade A* to C (Grade 4 or above) or functional key skills at Level 2, and can evidence this with certificate/s, you will not need to take the Maths and English functional skills qualification within the apprenticeship programme.

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

There are some great benefits of working in Business and Administration, and these include:
• A variety of job roles in multiple industries
• Adapting soft skills such as organisation, communication and managing your own performance
• Having the chance to work with and around people
• Gain invaluable business and on-the-job experiences.

The Level 2 Intermediate course will allow you to build a foundation of skills which are needed to be successful. You will work through a variety of modules to gain the experience and skills needed to succeed as an administrator, which include:
• Providing administrative support for meetings
• Organising events
• Using a telephone
• Learning a variety of software including Excel and specialist software which may be specific to the company you work in

On successful completion of the course you will achieve the following qualifications:
Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
Functional Skills Maths Level 1
Functional Skills English Level 1
Functional Skills ICT Level 1
Employment Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Apprenticeship Achievement Certificate

The Level 3 Advanced programme usually lasts 18 months and your daily activities should include producing documents and presentations, managing resources, administration systems, office equipment and facilities.
This course will allow you to build a foundation of skills which are needed to be successful. You will work through a variety of modules to gain the experience and skills needed to succeed as an administrator which include:
• Managing your own personal and professional development
• Contributing to the improvement of business improvement
• Delivering presentations
• Creating bespoke business documents.

On successful completion of the course you will achieve the following qualifications:
Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration
Functional Skills Maths Level 2
Functional Skills English Level 2
Functional Skills ICT Level 2
Employment Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Apprenticeship Achievement Certificate

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

All learners will have a dedicated trainer/assessor who will plan learning and assessments with you. The assessment methods used will include the following:
• Observation and assessment in the workplace
• Exams
• Course work
• Portfolio of evidence
• Witness Testimony

You may need to attend college for some classes but the majority of time will be spent learning in the workplace. You will receive regular workplace assessments which will assess competency and you will be required to sit a number of exams during the programme in addition to creating a portfolio of learning.

20% of the training will be delivered off the job and this can include:
Simulation, online learning or training from employers, shadowing, mentoring, industry visits, attendance at competitions and support in writing assignments.

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

You can progress on to a management apprenticeship.

Call our apprenticeship team on 0121 667 5018 for more information and the latest vacancies!

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