Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administrator

Business Administration

Supporting and engaging with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers.

Course Content

Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.

The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers. With a focus on adding value, the role of business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation, through the support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required to allow the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills.

The business administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity – showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others.

Course Specifications

Awarding Body HABC Highfield
Guided Learning Hours 18 months (this does not include EPA period)
Units Apprenticeship Standard including units within qualification.
Credit Value n/a
Assessment Method This apprenticeship is assessed by portfolio of evidence, including an End Point Assessment.
Course Delivery Online, Paper-based (Monthyl Workplace Visits)
Entry Rrequirements Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 1 English and Maths and to have taken level 2 English and Maths tests prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.
Funding £5,000
Progression Opportunities The administration role may be a gateway to further career opportunities, such as management or senior support roles.
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