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Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship

Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship

The Business Administration Apprenticeship aims to allow learners to develop a thorough understanding of how to work and communicate in any business environment. This qualification will give learners the opportunity to develop a broad skills set that will facilitate progression in the workplace and/or onto further learning and training.

Apprenticeship Components

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration
  • Level  3 Diploma in Business Administration – Portfolio of evidence, workbooks and  observations in the workplace
  • Level 2 Functional Skills Maths – Invigilated exams for Mathematic
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English  – Two invigilated exams, discussion and presentation
  • Level 2 Functional Skills ICT – Invigilated exam for ICT
  • 20% off the job training – Variety of evidence

Qualification Structure

Learners will need to achieve a minimum of 55 credits in total, 31 credits from the Mandatory Group A and a minimum of 24 credits from the optional units. A minimum of 15 credits from group B and a maximum of 9 credits from group C. Assessment will include observations,     workbooks, assignments, short answer questions, moderated assignments and externally set questions.

What is Off the Job Training?

Learners must complete 20% ‘off the job training’ towards their qualification.  This could Include: mandatory training, lectures, role-playing, simulation exercises, online learning, manufacturer training, practical training such as: mentoring, shadowing, industry visits and attendance at shows/conferences. This could also include time spent writing assignments/assessments.

This does not include: English, Maths, progress reviews, on programme assessment, or training which takes place outside the apprentice’s paid working hours.

What is the End Point Assessment?

The end point assessment consists of three elements, knowledge test, Portfolio-based Interview and a Project Presentation.

The knowledge test is a multiple choice test made up of 50 questions, this will have a time limit of 60 minutes to complete. This will be the first stage of the end point assessment and following completion you will progress onto the next 2 stages.

The interview will last for approximately 30-45 minutes and will be conducted by the independent assessor. The portfolio will provide the basis of the interview. The interview is designed to give the apprentice the opportunity to reflect on their portfolio and demonstrate the skills, knowledge and behaviours they have learnt during their time on programme.

The apprentice will be required to deliver a presentation on a project they have completed or a process they have improved. This will need to last for

Progression Routes

The administration role may be a gateway to further career opportunities, such as management or senior support roles.

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