Advanced Apprenticeship in Business & Administration

About the course

Venue

Work Based blended delivery programme consisting predominantly of on-site training and assessment within the workplace, supported by off-site technical training at local training and assessment venues as required. Course teaching, learning and assessment is enhanced through the effective use of e portfolio and distance learning resources to ensure flexible delivery is responsive to learner, employer and situational needs.

Programme Length

Work-based delivery over a minimum * of 18 months, dependent on initial assessment.

*Minimum durations apply for 16 – 18 year olds. 19 + learners can apply for accredited prior learning which may reduce the duration. Funding rules dictate a minimum of 12 months duration.

Programme Structure

The Apprenticeship is made up of a number of different nationally recognised qualifications:

Combined Competence and Knowledge Qualification

Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration

(Minimum of 31 credits from the optional modules)

Functional Skills: ·

Level 2 English ·

Level 2 Mathematics ·

Level 2 Information and Communication Technology

Employee Rights and Responsibilities ·

Delivered and assessed through a workbook

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills ·

Assessment and recognition through a Record of Achievement

Course modules

Combined Competence and Knowledge Qualification

Communicate in a business environment

Principles of business communication and information

Principles of administration

Manage personal and professional development

Produce business documents

Store and retrieve information

Produce minute meetings

Handle mail

Prepare text from notes using touch typing

Contribute to the organisation of an event

Organise business travel or accommodation

Organise and deliver customer service

Resolve customers' complaints

Bespoke software

Spreadsheet software

Manage team performance

Understand the customer service environment

Principles of digital marketing research

Principles of marketing stakeholder relationships

Principles of market research

Functional Skills

Level 2 English

Level 2 Mathematics

Level 2 Information and Communication Technology

Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Delivered and assessed through a workbook

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Assessment and recognition through a Record of Achievement

Entry requirements & additional information

Entry requirements

Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to clarify course appropriateness. Entrants must have the ability to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Mathematics and be able to cope with the Level 3 vocational qualification. Apprentices must have a contract of employment working for a minimum for 30 hours/week.

Progression

Apprentices successfully completing the Advanced Apprenticeship have opportunities to progress within the industry by continuing onto into Higher Education.

Careers

Typical jobs apprentices will be able to progress onto on completion of the Advanced will depend on the qualifications and experience gained, but could include a range of roles such as office administrator, administration clerks and PA/Secretary.

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