Business and Administration Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at Hertford Regional College
This advanced Apprenticeship is about playing an important support role within a business or organisation, handling the day-to-day tasks in an office environment and making sure things run smoothly - 97% of employers say that effective administration is essential to their business.
The apprentice’s duties will depend on the employer and business setting but you are likely to be working with a range of computer applications and work in a team or with a member of staff to handle various tasks. You may be required to put financial information together and/or enter data in a database or spreadsheet. These are just a few examples plus there are specialist areas available such as: Human Resources, education and legal administration.
The Apprenticeship is a good progression route following Intermediate Level 2.
Following an initial assessment of current skills and induction, the Apprenticeship will include a QCF competency based qualification (NVQ), a knowledge based element or technical certificate, Functional Skills if required , Employee Rights & Responsibilities and Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.
There will be a flexible approach to learning, which may include a day release and assessments at college, however, full recognition will be given to relevant prior learning and experience. In the workplace, the apprentice will be allocated a coach or mentor to help develop you through your programme and the NVQ element will be assessed in the workplace through your daily work role.
A contract of employment for a minimum of 30 hours per week - to include time at college - for the duration of the Apprenticeship and be paid at least the Apprenticeship national minimum wage. Additional requirements to be discussed.
Administrators do a crucial job, so attention to detail is essential.
One of the great things about business and administration is that you can work almost anywhere, as your skills are readily transferable. Administration roles a re also an excellent starting point to move into specialist areas and management.
In addition all Apprenticeships include:
• Induction and Employee Rights and Responsibilities •
Functional Skills (as required) •
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills are mapped and embedded (Creative Thinking, Independent Enquiry, Reflective Learning, Team Working, Self Management, Effective Participation)
• Guided Learning on and off the job through training, set tasks or independent study
• Coaching and mentoring in the workplace
• Achievement Records of all Training and Development activity undertaken
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hertford Regional College directly.