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Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business and Administration

An apprenticeship in business and administration will develop your employability skills and give you valuable experience of routine business related activities.
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  • Subject Area: Apprenticeships / Business
  • Mode: Work Based Learning
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  • About this course

    Apprenticeships are a popular choice for people aged 16 or above, looking for on the job training and the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications whilst earning a wage. Most of your training will be directly linked to the career you have chosen, gaining practical experience in the workplace.

    An apprenticeship in business and administration will develop your employability skills and give you valuable experience of routine business related activities. You will need to work in a business environment, working a minimum of 30 hours per week (including training time). Apprentices will need to have a contract of employment.

    Apprenticeship vacancies can be found at www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk

    Job Roles

    You will be working in an office environment, where your duties could encompass many areas of office work such as post and written communications, telephone communications, customer enquiries, computer systems, paper filing systems, photocopying etc. Your exact duties will depend upon your employer.

    Course Details

    What will the course involve?

    To gain the full apprenticeship you will work towards the following qualifications:

    • Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
    • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
    • Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths, English, and ICT
    • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

    Mandatory units include:

    • Communication in a business environment
    • Understanding employer organisations
    • Principles of providing administrative services
    • Producing business documents
    • Managing personal performance and development
    • Develop working relationships with colleagues

    Optional units can be chosen from a selection of more than 40 units including:

    • Supporting the organisation of an event
    • Organise business travel
    • Take minutes
    • Provide reception services
    • Store and retrieve information
    • Maintain and issue stationery

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    Minimum grade C at GCSE in English and Maths are an advantage otherwise minimum Entry Level 3 at initial assessment in English and Maths are required. You will need to demonstrate an interest in the business administration sector. All applicants for apprenticeship training will be required to attend an interview and undertake initial assessments


    How will I be assessed?

    You will be continually assessed throughout your training by a nominated Assessor to support/visit and online programmes. Most of the assessment will take place in the workplace to complete a portfolio of evidence, you will also take external and internal examinations for your functional skills (if required). Your progress will be reviewed regularly and achievable targets set, to ensure you complete your apprenticeship on time. If you have achieved Grade C or above in Maths, English and ICT (or Grade 4 or above on the new grading scheme), you will not be required to undertake Functional Skills.

    If you have achieved less than these grades, you will be required to achieve a minimum Level 1 Functional Skills prior to or during the apprenticeship.

    These will be assessed through external examinations and workshops


    Next Steps

    On successful completion of this apprenticeship you could progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration (Level 3). You may also be able to complete an Advanced Apprenticeship in Customer Service or Management dependent upon your job role.

    Typical salary on completion of apprenticeship is £12,000 - £16,000.

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