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Business, Law & Economics

Business, Law & Economics

Mode of study Apprenticeship
Duration Please ring for details
Campus London Road Campus
Start date 1 August 2019
Course code PLR3UBS (1919)
  • Who is it for?

    The Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration, is a progressive route for those successful at Level 2 or for those with the ability to demonstrate their prior skills, attainment and experience to the required standard where more responsibility is attached to the apprenticeship role. For careers in business, it is important that you are organised, enthusiastic, motivated and efficient at multi-tasking. If you can offer all this in a wide variety of industries, there are many of opportunities in just about every environment imaginable. With an apprenticeship in Business Administration you will develop modern office skills that will help you be the best there is within the industry you choose. Job roles include: Administration Officer/Executive; Admin Team Leader; Office Supervisor; Personal Assistant; Secretary.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for an apprenticeship, however, you will be expected to complete an initial assessment in maths and English to ensure you are at a suitable level to work towards these qualifications. Please note, employers sometimes stipulate their own entry requirements which would be detailed against their specific vacancy.

  • What does the course involve?

    The main qualification for this apprenticeship is the Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration which covers all aspects of administration including spreadsheets, email, filing, event planning, in fact a whole host of options within this vast qualification. In addition, you will also complete functional skills in English, maths and ICT (if appropriate), Employer Rights & Responsibility and Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

  • How is the course assessed?

    Apprentices in Business Administration are assessed predominantly within the workplace, demonstrating your competency through doing your job and covering your knowledge through theoretical sessions in a variety of ways including one to one tutorials and on-line learning. If you need to complete your functional skills, then some college attendance will be required.

  • How much does it cost?

    The apprenticeship training programme is fully funded for 16 – 18 year olds. For apprentices aged 19 years and over, your employer would be required to contribute towards the training costs.

  • What do I do next?

    If you have secured an employer or are already in work and your employer is willing to support your training, you can apply online. If you haven’t got an employer, you can still apply and we will interview you for a full-time course until you find an employer. If after reading this fact sheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring the Apprenticeship Team on 01743 260400 or email:

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Career Options

  • Business and related associate professionals n.e.c.

    Up to £35,000

  • Other administrative occupations n.e.c.

    Up to £26,000


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