Business Administration Apprenticeship - Level 3

Throughout the year
2 years
Balliol Road Campus

Apprenticeship Details

This qualification is ideal for anybody who works in an administrative role. It is suitable for any sector or industry and will develop a broad range of skills to work efficiently and increase productivity.

Your assessor will visit you in your workplace on a monthly basis for the duration of the qualification. You will be assessed using a variety of different methods, for example, workplace observations, assignments and online tests. Where possible, your assessor will endeavour to use your daily work activities as the means of assessment.

You will also work towards a maths and English qualification as part of the apprenticeship.

You may be required to attend college for some parts of your programme, your assessor/tutor will advise.

The apprenticeship framework is made up from a number of components:

Level 3 NVQ in Business Administration

Learners must achieve 30 credits overall, 13 from the mandatory units and 17 optional which include:

  • Work with other people in a business environment
  • Contribute to decision making in a business environment
  • Bespoke software
  • Monitor information systems

Level 3 Technical Certificate in Business Administration

Learners must complete both mandatory units which can be assignment based or online tests. These units are:

  • Managing the business environment
  • Ensuring effective work within the business environment
  • Aged 16+
  • You must be employed within a relevant environment and demonstrate at least entry level skills in an initial Maths and English assessment.

You must have one of the following:

  • 4 GCSE's at grade 3 (old grading system D)
  • A relevant level 1 qualification
  • Evidence of the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours required by the sector at Level 1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to some questions that we are often asked:

Most apprenticeships take between 12 - 18 months to complete.

Yes, you will be paid by your employer for the duration of your apprenticeship. You will be paid at least the government’s minimum wage rate for apprentices, £3.70. A lot of employers pay their apprentices a higher hourly wage than the minimum rate.

This is ultimately up to your employers, but more than 90% of apprentices stay in employment after their course ends.

We work with lots of employers to provide apprentice positions. Check out our live vacancies section above or call 0151 353 4444 to chat to our team.

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