Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
The Apprenticeship duration is between 12-18 months
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 to the private sector and the charitable sector.
The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services.
The role includes:
Supporting and engaging with different parts of an organisation.
Interacting with customers.
Finding ways to make the organisation more efficient.
Supporting functional areas.
Working across teams.
Finding solutions to problems.
The flexibility and responsiveness required allows 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, time management, problem-solving and decision-making; with the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others.
A work-based apprenticeship will:
Help you work at the commercial speed employers expect.
Increase your confidence working in a team and in the workplace.
Give you the skills and knowledge to become a competent member of staff.
Give you a reference for your CV.
Provide you with essential employability skills to give you the best start in your working life.
Maths and English will be included in the delivery of the programme; unless you have achieved Grade A-C or 9-5 at GCSE level or a Level 2 Functional Skills qualification.
You will have to complete your Functional Skills at Level 2 to achieve the full qualification. Teaching and support for Maths and English will be given in the workplace and contextualised to the working environment.
To access the Government funding to become an Apprentice you will need to:
Be any age.
Have been an EU resident for a minimum of 3 years.
Not be in full-time education.
You will be a full time, employed member of staff
You will need to have a contract of employment with your employer
You can be paid the minimum of £3.90 per hour (The National Minimum Apprenticeship Wage will rise on the 1st April 2020 to £4.15), unless you are aged 19 or over and completed the first year of your apprenticeship.
You will be given access to a dedicated e-portfolio system called E-Track to help manage your training programme. E-Track allows you to upload your work to your Assessor and get feedback in-between visits; it also shows your progression through the apprenticeship.
You will learn by completing some of the following elements:
One-to-one teaching, learning and assessment.
Online virtual learning.
Online interactive resource suite.
At the end of the apprenticeship, we’ll prepare you for the end-point assessment.