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Business and Administration Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at Gloucestershire College

Course description

If you enjoy working with computers, have good written and verbal communication skills and like to be involved in a variety of tasks then Business Administration may be the career for you.

Business and administration skills are critical to the growth of the UK economy with 97% of all employers stating that business administration is critical to the effective function of their business.

Example job roles as a Business Administration Apprentice include: *Administration Assistant *Clerical Assistant *Data Entry Clerk *Office Administrator *Receptionist *Junior Secretary

Course content

Qualifications you will gain:

There are a number of elements to an apprenticeship and this is called the framework.

The apprenticeship framework has three main strands - technical element, competence based element and skills element.

For this apprenticeship the qualifications gained will be:-

  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration (technical based element) QCF
  • Level 2 Certificate in Business and Administration (competence based element)
  • Functional Skills at level 1 in English, Maths and ICT.
  • In addition you will also study Employment Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Entry requirements

GCSEs Grade A-C in English and Mathematics and 2 grades A-D in any other subject.

All applicants are assessed at interview to ensure correct level of study.

Prior qualifications or experiences in a relevant job will be taken into consideration.


You will be required to compile an online portfolio of evidence demonstrating your knowledge and competence and all assessments will take place in the workplace. An assessor will guide and support you to achieve this qualification.

Financial information

Apprenticeships are open to all age groups above 16 years of age, whether you are just leaving school, seeking to start a new career or are moving into a new role with your existing employer that requires new skills. As an apprentice you will earn a salary, whilst working alongside experienced colleagues at work and studying for your qualification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Gloucestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 04 April 2016
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