apprenticeship standard level 3

Business Administration

Apprenticeship Description

This Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship stands out from the crowd as a powerful, practical and person-centred development course. It will inspire you to grow and expand your knowledge at the same time as embedding a valuable range of skills and behaviours.

This innovative course is designed so you can easily fit your learning around your day job. Using our online learning portal, you will be able to access your learning anytime and anywhere, so you get high-quality content and development on the go.

This course is ideal for those whose role may involve working independently or as part of a team and includes developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. It has been designed to help you develop the skill set to deliver measurable value to organisations either as a Business Administrator or as an Executive Assistant. It will inspire you to grow and expand your knowledge at the same time as embedding a valuable range of skills and behaviours.

On successful completion of this apprenticeship, you will:

  • Enhance your confidence and credibility.
  • Inspire your team members to be the best version of themselves.
  • Gain transferable skills for use throughout your career.
  • Achieve a level 3 business administration apprenticeship standard.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Typically, GCSE Maths & English at Grade C or above. This can vary for each course so please get in touch with us for more information.​

maths & english

Learners without level 2 English and Maths qualifications will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.​

DURATION

12 months

During this course you will be required to spend 20% of your time at work on off-the-job learning. This will include workshops, virtual learning, research and reflection. This innovative course is designed so you can easily fit your learning around your day job. Using our online portal, you will be able to access your learning anytime and anywhere, so you get high-quality content and development on the go.

Key learning areas on this apprenticeship

Here you will focus on your professional and personal potential. You will learn how to manage yourself more effectively by making positive and powerful changes to your current ways of thinking, being and doing. You will understand how to plan and prioritise work and be accountable to others, while behaving in a way that supports effective working.

You will understand the nature and relevance of different stakeholder groups and learn vital relationship building skills. You will focus on the purpose of planning communication and how to communicate effectively in writing using a range of media. You will develop verbal skills to clearly present and use the appropriate IT solution to suit the business problem. You will learn to identify the purpose and value of feedback in developing communication skills and how to influence and challenge whilst maintaining positive relationships.

You will understand the processes and key points of contact for resolving challenging situations. You will work on how to deal with problems and review processes to make suggestions for improvements.  This will help you to understand how to make effective decisions through positively initiating, managing and    completing tasks. You will also look at organising meetings, managing resources and taking responsibility for logistics such as travel and accommodation using a variety of IT platforms.

Within the business environment, you will look at how the organisation works with its’ external environment by focusing on the customer types and services. You will understand how to support an organisation’s overall mission and purpose and how to work in a team to achieve goals and objectives. This will include the understanding of how the political and economic environments affect the organisation through market forces, policy and regulatory changes that directly impact the business.

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If you’re not sure if this course is for you, or would prefer to speak to somebody, leave your name and telephone number and one of our coaches will get back to you as soon as possible.

How will you be assessed?

Towards the end of the course, you, your manager and WDR will decide together if you are ready for assessment. The assessment is then undertaken by a separate End Point Assessor organisation, chosen by your employer. The tutors at WDR will provide you with lots of support in preparing for the assessment. The assessment consists of three separate elements

Knowledge Test (20%)

Completed online.

Portfolio Interview (40%)

A review of the evidence of your learning and its achievement of the required standards.

Project Presentation (40%)

A presentation of a workplace project you chose and managed.

An Inclusive Learning Environment

We understand that not everyone learns in the same way, and that’s exactly why we offer complete support to each and every one of our learners and coaches. We’re an inclusive company and the support options we offer aim to fulfill the potential of any individual, regardless of their background.