BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR - LEVEL 3

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR TRAILBLAZER STANDARD LEVEL 3

OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE

Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied across most sectors making this an excellent apprenticeship for progression into management. A business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation by supporting functional areas, working across teams both internally and externally and resolving issues.  They may work independently or as part of a team to develop, implement, maintain and improve the administrative services within a company or organisation.

EMPLOYERS INVOLVED IN CREATING THE TRAILBLAZER STANDARD:

Grant Thornton UK LLP, BT, Npower, Federation of Small Businesses, Peter Jones Foundation, Peugeot, Sodexo, London Borough of Islington, Boots UK, Osborne Property Services, Carillion PLC, Great Guns Marketing, Berkley Group PLC, British Council, Capita Group, Accelerator Solutions Ltd, Northern PowerGrid, RBS, Institute of Customer Service, Serco, Homebase, Scottish Water, Royal Navy/Babcock, Thames Valley Police

COURSE DURATION

15 MONTHS

FEES

Fully Funded for 16-18 yrs

Employer contribution 5% 19+

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Employers decide the entry requirement typically:

■ 5 GCSEs (A*- C)

Level 2 English and Maths can be included in the programme if not achieved before starting the course.

QUALIFICATIONS

■ Business Administrator Level 3

COURSE OVERVIEW AND LEARNING

The course is delivered on-site by an allocated personal training advisor and tailored to the learner’s business.

The learner will acquire readily transferable departmental and organisational skills to support multiple business functions such as utilising various IT, filing, project management and reporting platforms.

They will also learn written, verbal and business communication skills.

END-POINT ASSESSMENT

■ Knowledge-based multiple-choice test

PORTFOLIO BASED PRESENTATION

■ A work-based presentation providing evidence such as a project or case study

■ Panel interview and discussion

■ Employer’s observation of practice

PROGRESSION

■ Progression to Higher Level Studies

■ CMI Level 5 Operational Management and Leadership