Business Administrator – Advanced Apprenticeship

This Advanced Apprenticeship is aimed at individuals working in a business administration role within any industry.

Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Business and Professional Services
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Location Victoria House
  • Course Length Up to 18 months.
Overview

The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers. The flexibility and responsiveness required allows the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills.

The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others.

Topics include:

  • Record and document production
  • Decision making
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communications
  • Quality
  • Planning and organisation
  • Project management
  • Managing performance

Example job roles include: Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public, private and charity sectors.

You will achieve:

  • City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma for the Business Administrator
  • Business Administrator IFA Standard
  • End Point Assessment
  • If required: Functional Skills (English, Maths)

Next steps… Some Apprentices go into employment OR progress onto a Level 3 Team Leader / Supervisor OR Level 4 Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

You will usually have completed the Level 2 Apprenticeship to progress on to the Advanced Apprenticeship. Youneed tohave a job working in an office environment. Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide you ideally need GCSE grade 4 or above in English and Maths. However, we will work with you and provide additional support in order to help you achieve the functional skills element or GCSE requirements of the Apprenticeship. Support can be delivered either prior to your Apprenticeship via a traineeship or during the delivery of your programme.

Facilities

You will have access to a Learning Resource Centre. There is a refectory in Victoria House.

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