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Apprenticeship Standard (Level 3) - Business Administrator at Cambridge Regional College

Course description

The Business and Administration Advanced Level Apprenticeship is for those working in an administrative role and who wish to gain a recognised qualification. This programme is aimed at individuals who have significant experience in a business role and currently manage a process, function or facility and supervise others. Suitable job roles include: Administration Officer/Executive, Administration Team Leader, Office Supervisor, Personal Assistant, Secretary.

Apprenticeships are made up of framework of qualifications and training based on testing competency and developing practical, occupational and transferable skills.

PRACTICAL/ COMPETENCY ELEMENT:
Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration.

Mandatory units:
• Communicate in a business environment
• Manage personal performance and development
• Principles of business communication and information
• Principles of administration
• Principles of business

Choose from a range of optional units to enhance your learning experience and tailor the programme to your individual training needs.

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:
• Functional Skills in Maths Level 2, English Level 2 and ICT Level 2
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities workbook
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

There is no upper age limit for apprenticeships making it a course ideal for both those looking to start a career in a particular sector or those who are already employed and looking to get qualifications that recognise their experience and gives them opportunity to progress further in their career.

No learner fees. Employer fees as follows:
• 16-18 years old - fully government funded (no fees)
• 19-23 years old - fully funded for companies with less than 250 employees; employer fees apply for those with 250+ employees
• 24+ years old - partially-funded (employer fees apply)

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must be in a suitable administrative role.

Assessment

This programme is completely delivered in the workplace. You will be assessed in the workplace using a variety of methods including observation, questioning, professional discussions, witness testimonials and candidate work products and statements.

Financial information

We are committed to providing financial support to learners where it is available. We would actively encourage you to enquire about possible financial support as soon as you can. Depending on your situation, you may qualify for a contribution towards College costs such as kit, equipment, residential fees, meals, childcare etc. Enquiries can be made to financialsupport@camre.ac.uk

Future opportunities

Progression to Higher Level 4 Apprenticeship in Business & Administration or a Management qualification or further learning.

Further information

We would encourage you to visit one of our Cambridge Regional College Open Days:

Saturday 23rd June 2018 9:30am-12:30pm - Cambridge and Huntingdon

If you need any more information about any of our courses, please request a copy of our full-time prospectus or contact our Information & Advice Team on 01223 226315.

Students who currently attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply online via UCASprogress.com or by using the Cambridge Area Partnership application form (depending on your school). Please ask your careers teacher at school.

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to attend a college Welcome Event, which gives you and your parents/carers the opportunity to have a look around the College, talk to the tutors and ask any questions you may have.

We look forward to seeing you at the College soon!

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 24 May 2018
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Information and Advice Team
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01223 226315
    • Email address:
    • enquiry@camre.ac.uk

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