Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) inBusiness Administrator

The Business Administrator supports the progression and development of your aspiring business. It can also provide the opportunity to recruit new talent and inject fresh skills and enterprise into your organisation. Apprentices will be trained within the context of your organisation, meaning apprentices contribute to business productivity, while developing their own skills and abilities to effectively develop, maintain and improve administration services and support functions.

You can work in a range of environments within a Business Administration profession. Existing staff who have hands on experience but desire a Business qualification for further development or new entrants with previous work experience, who want to work in a business environment are eligible for this Apprenticeship.

The Business Administrator supports the progression and development of an aspiring business. Apprentices will be trained within the context of the organisation, meaning apprentices contribute to business productivity, while developing their own skills and abilities to effectively develop, maintain and improve administration services and support functions.

  • Rated outstanding for apprenticeships in our June 2017 ofsted inspection
    Ofsted - Outstanding Provider

Key Facts

Apprenticeship Level:

Advanced

Start Dates:

Indicative Cost:

College Code: C-AP3BUSA

Who is this Apprenticeship for?

Existing employees working within a Business Administration profession who have hands on experience but desire a Business qualification for further development or for new entrants who want to work in a business environment.

Course Content

  • Planning & Organisation
  • Project Management
  • IT
  • Record and document production
  • Managing Performance
  • Decision Making
  • Communications
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Knowledge
  • Professionalism
  • Quality
  • Own organisation
  • Value of their skills
  • Stakeholders
  • Relevant regulation and policies
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Processes
  • External environmental factors

Qualifications included in the Apprenticeship:

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Business Administrator
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (if required)


Assessment Methods

  • Regular formative reviews between employer, apprentice and the college.
  • Development of assignments demonstrating learning from their job role or work place.
  • Practical observation to assess the application of skills within the workplace.
  • Professional discussion to holistically assess Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours across the standard and will be informed by reflective portfolio.
  • Written knowledge test.
  • Project presentation (improvement).

Entry Requirements

Over 18 and not in first Business Admin role; Grade 4 (C) or above GCSE in English and Maths. Typically 4 GCSE’s at Grade 4/C or above (or relevant experience) BKSB Initial Assessment L1 Maths & English.

English & Maths

If an Apprentice has not already achieved Level 2 (GCSE C/4 or above) English & Maths they must study for and achieve Functional Skills Level 2 English & Maths.
This will be completed through a day release to attend Loughborough College.

Progression Opportunities

Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor.
Marketing professional qualification.

Delivery Model

Work based training and assessments to complement the skills that are learnt, developed and used within the workplace.
Day release to complete Functional Skills if required.
Average duration is 18 months which includes an End Point Assessment.

Payment Breakdown

Levy payers pay 100% of training costs via Levy.

Non Levy employers with 50+ staff or for an Apprentice aged 19+ - pay 5% of training costs.

Non Levy Employers with less than 50 staff and an Apprentice aged 18 or younger, fully funded.

Get in touch

Speak to one of our business development experts about how we can help you to grow your business.

Call: 01509 515461

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