Business Administration, Apprenticeship
This Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship will enable you to learn practical skills on the job while earning a wage. You will spend most of the week with your employer learning about business administration as you work and come to College occasionally to learn the theoretical aspects of the role.
The programme covers a number of units, which could include managing your work and development, maintaining effective working relationships, researching and preparing information, and co-ordinating administrative services.
How will I be assessed?
The end-point assessment consists of three elements - knowledge test, portfolio interview and project presentation. All assessments need to be passed and each assessment method will directly assess the knowledge, skills and behaviours of the apprenticeship standard.
What could I do after this course?
The majority of Weston College apprentices are kept on by their employer at the end of their programme. The programme will also provide you with skills you will need for a variety of business roles such as office manager or personal assistant. You could also increase your skills by progressing to the BA (Hons) in Business Management and Sustainability at University Centre Weston. degree in Business with Management at University Centre Weston or a higher apprenticeship.
You will need 2 GCSEs Maths and English, at grade 9-4, or a Level 2 business qualification. You will also need to be in relevant employment, but we can help you find this.
Occupations related to Business Administration, Apprenticeship
Book-keeper, Payroll Manager or Wages Clerk
Book-keepers, payroll managers and wages clerks maintain and balance records of financial transactions, oversee the operation of payroll functions and calculate hours worked, wages due and other relevant contributions and deductions.
Employment in region: 13,123 positions
Finance officers oversee book-keeping, general accounting and other financial and related clerical functions mainly within local government and a variety of public sector organisations.
Employment in region: 1,012 positions
Records Clerk or Assistant
Records clerks and assistants maintain and update electronic and/or hard copy documents, correspondence and other records, and organise their storage.
Employment in region: 3,365 positions
What our students say
Sam Ashton, Business L3
"We covered such a wide range of business topics, and the industry placement gave me a great insight into the day to day life in my chosen career. I have learnt a lot of transferable skills, which will be useful for almost every job!."
Former school: King Alfred's
Studied: Business L3
What next? Studying an Events Management course at University of Plymouth