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Business Administration Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

Business Administration Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship


Central Campus


Course summary

Are you looking for an opportunity to earn while you learn? Then this apprenticeship is for you! On this Level 3 Business Administration Advanced Apprenticeship you can:

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 in business administration. 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.

Course requirements

To qualify for this Level 3 Business Administration Advanced Apprenticeship, you will need to be aged 16 years or over and must be working or applying to work with a company that has agreed that you will be working as an apprentice.

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.

This Level 3 Business Administration Advanced Apprenticeship usually lasts 18 months and your daily activities will 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 a business 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 apprenticeship, 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

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

College attendance will be required one day per week. 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.

On successful completion of this Level 3 Business Administration Advanced Apprenticeship, you can progress on to a management apprenticeship.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

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

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