Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration

What work tasks would a Level 3 Business Admin Apprentice complete?

- Handles a range of computer or paper based tasks relating to the routine aspects of running companies and organisations
- Works effectively with other team members, planning and organising work to meet requirements and may also manage individual and team performance
- Uses an information system
- Resolves Administrative Problems

What are the entry requirements?

Candidates must be aged 16 or over, have previously completed an NVQ Level 2 in Business Admin and should have:
- Good Literacy and Numeracy Skills
- Keyboard and computer skills
- The ability to work quickly and accurately
- Spoken and written communication skills relating to working with colleagues, other departments, outside companies and members of the public
- An eye for detail
- Team working skills
- Problem-solving ability

What is the duration of the course?

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration takes between 12-18 months to complete.

How can I progress in Business Administration?

After completing your Level 3, you can progress onto higher apprenticeships in Business and Professional Administration.  This consists of a Level 4 NVQ in Business Admin and a Level 4 BTEC in Business Admin. You have two years to complete this Apprenticeship. The BTEC qualification is a knowledge qualification that is completed by academic assignments.

What Qualifications will I gain?

1. The Level 3 NVQ in Business Administration:
The National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) will be gained through on the job training and the assessment of this which includes written assignments, multiple choice exams, observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, work product , guided discussions and personal statements.

2. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR):
Employment Rights and Responsibilities cover legislation and other key policies you need to know and understand, relevant to your job role.

3. Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT:
Functional Skills are qualifications in Maths, English and ICT that equip learners with the practical skills needed to learn, live and work successfully.

4. PLTS (Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills):
These are generic skills that are essential to life, learning and work. There are 6 PLTS:
- Independent Enquirers 
- Creative Thinkers 
- Reflective Learners 
- Team Workers 
- Self-managers 
- Effective Participators