Business & Administration

Business and Administration Apprenticeship

What does the course aim to do?

The qualification gives a learner the opportunity to develop a broad skill set that will facilitate progression in the workplace and/or onto further learning and training.

Level 2 Apprenticeship allows learner’s to develop knowledge and skills in more challenging activities such as event co-ordination and project support and the chance to pursue more specialist routes such as HR administration. With the inclusion of optional IT units e.g. using database and word processing software the learner can tailor their NVQ to suit their individual role and the needs of their employer.

The Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship provides the learner with the opportunity to develop their understanding of and skills in a broad range of administrative activities such as information management, event co-ordination and implementing procedures and systems. With their flexible structures and diverse set of optional units these NVQs will enable the candidate to gain essential business skills such as decision-making and resource and project management thus meeting the needs of employers from all types of organisations and industries.

What will the learner study?

Framework Qualification   Intermediate Advanced

Competence based qualification

Certificate Level 2  
Diploma   Level 3
Theory based qualification Certificate Level 2 Level 3

Keyskills/ Functional Skills

Level 1 Level  2
Communication Level 1 Level 2
ITQ Level 1 Level 2
Employment Rights and Responsibilities  ERR ERR
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills  PLTS PLTS


What qualifications will the learner achieve?

Level 2 Intermediate and Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship award via City & Guilds, which are recognised vocational qualifications and recognised worldwide as proof of skills and competence in the chosen areas.

How will the learner’s progress be assessed?

The learner’s skills and knowledge will be assessed in the work place by an appointed assessor/tutor who will assess the learner’s skills, competence and knowledge.

Are there any entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for learners undertaking this qualification, but the learner will undertake an initial assessment to determine the level of qualification they can undertake and they must be in full time employment.

What Careers could it lead to?

As suggested on the City and Guilds website

• administrative assistant/administrator
• arts administrator
• bank/building society customer adviser
• Crown Prosecution Service administrator/caseworker
• customer service adviser (post office)
• customer service assistant/manager
• database administrator
• investment administrator
• local Government committee administrator
• local Government customer services officer
• pensions administrator.

Course fees

Government funding is available for a large number of Apprenticeships with some sectors identified as priority. For funding eligibility and further details please feel free to contact us.


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