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Business Administration Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at Farnborough College of Technology

Course description

The training programme is intended for new or existing staff progressing from the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship or for staff with some experience of working in or providing support within a business and/or office environment.

Course content

The programme covers a range of administrative duties and includes the following components including examples of optional units available. These will be determined by their relevance to the individual’s job role.

NVQ (Combined) Diploma in Business and Administration (Level 3): 

Mandatory Units

  • Information
  • Principles of Business
  • Manage Personal and Professional Development
  • Principles of Administration
  • Communicate in business environment
  • Principles of Business Communication and Information
  • Optional Units
  • Contribute to the Improvement of Business Performance
  • Negotiate in a Business Environment
  • Deliver a Presentation
  • Meet, welcome and manage visitors
  • Manage an office Facility
  • Analyse and Present Business Data

Personal Learning & Thinking Skills embedded in the course content.

Functional Skills: Maths English and IT L2 or equivalent GCSE’s
This training programme is mainly delivered and assessed in the workplace. There are also monthly off the job workshops held at Farnborough College of Technology.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be aged 16 and over with GCSEs A*-C in Maths and English. GCSE’s will be considered along with the results of an initial assessment. The programme is suitable for job roles such as administration executives/officers, administration team leaders, personal assistants and secretaries, including legal or medical secretaries.

Future opportunities

Apprenticeships are a proven way of increasing staff retention and productivity. 92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce. Apprenticeships enable employers to recruit and train the employees to meet the specific needs of their business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Farnborough College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016

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