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Business Administration Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

Apprenticeships are practical hands on programmes designed to provide you with relevant, practical training, which will enable you to progress within your chosen industry. Apprentices are paid a minimum of 2.68 an hour if they are under 19 or over 19 and still in the first year of their apprenticeship programme. You will be employed between 30 and 40 hours a week. Working in business administration offers the opportunity to gain a wide range of experience in the world of business whilst developing administration and customer service skills. The apprenticeship is about playing an important support role within a business or organisation. Administrators handle the day-to-day tasks in an office and make sure things run smoothly. The term administration covers roles that involve organising people and resources, including, executive assistants, secretaries, administration assistants, data entry clerks and office juniors. As a business and administration apprentice, your exact duties will depend on your employer. It is likely that you will be working with a team or member of staff to handle various tasks. One of the great things about business and administration is that you can work almost anywhere. With your transferable skills, you could be working in a record company or a charity. Administration roles are also an excellent starting point to move into management once you have more experience.

Course content

You will be required to complete the NVQ and Diploma in Business Administration as well as completing Employment Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. If it is required, you will also need to complete Functional Skills in Mathematics and English. You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in your work place to provide support for your NVQ.

Future opportunities

As well as gaining a nationally recognised qualification the course will help develop your skills and abilities within a real working environment under the guidance of your employer. The apprenticeship could be the gateway to your career!


What can I do when I finish?

Progress to the level 3 (advanced) apprenticeship in Business Administration or level 4 (higher) apprenticeship in Business Administration. Progress in to a career as a: Administration Assistant Office Manager Telephonist Accounts / Bank Clerk HR Assistant Recruitment Officer Marketing Officer.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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