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Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration (Level 3)

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Course outline

This qualification is ideal if you are a professional who wants to work in administrative support roles in public or private sector organisations, or if you want to improve your administrative and supervisory skills or gain employment in this area.

You will develop business admin skills in your workplace. A range of core units will be delivered in the classroom on day release.

You have the option to choose business administration tailored to the following environments depending on your job:

  • General business administration
  • Customer service
  • Social media
  • Legal administration

A significant amount of on-the-job training is undertaken in the workplace. This is a demanding but interesting and enjoyable course in which you’ll gain valuable workplace experience in an administrative role.

Most jobs in this sector are office-based with a typical 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday working week.

You will also study English, maths and ICT.*

English and maths – skills for your future
Employers and universities really value skills in English and maths. So, building on your existing knowledge of these subjects will help you prepare for your future career or further study. *If you are aged 16-18 and have not yet achieved GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above/grade 4 or above don’t worry - we’ll support you with the right lessons to increase your confidence in these essential employability skills.

Enterprise skills
Our courses are designed to help you achieve your ambitions, whether you plan to go on to a higher level of study or start a career. Employability and study skills will be included to help you develop the broad skills required by industry. They will vary from course to course and are designed to meet local and national employer needs.

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Location

Location:

Workplace
Qualification

Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration

Duration

Up to 18 months

Level Level 3
Entry requirements
  • You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement.
  • You will also need 5 GCSEs at grades A* to C/9 to 4 or equivalent including English Language, maths and ICT. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role.

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English, maths and ICT prior to enrolling.

Teaching & assessment

You will develop an electronic portfolio of evidence against the requirements of the qualification. Evidence can be generated by observation of your workplace, witness testimonies, case studies or personal accounts of events. Online tests may be used to confirm your knowledge and understanding.

Progression
  • Management roles in administration
  • Career opportunities include: administrator/business support officer, administration team leader/office supervisor and personal assistant/secretary

One of the great things about business and administration is that you can work almost anywhere.

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