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Apprenticeship in Business Administration - Level 3 Advanced at PM Training

Course description

The Business Administration Advanced Apprenticeship covers a broad range of administrative procedures including project working, producing high quality documents and communication skills. The course combines NVQ Diploma and Technical Certificate qualifications along with Key Skills/Functional Skills

Course content

The course covers a very broad range of level 3 administrative procedures which include: customer relations, communication skills, project working, using IT systems and software, producing high quality documents and supporting team. An Apprenticeship is a high quality, challenging training and development programme to help employees become as effective as possible in their careers. It includes: employed status and wages, an individual learning plan, life skills, key skills/functional skills and nationally recognised certificates, relating directly to their work on completion of the Apprenticeship. The NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration covers a wide range of units and the responsibilities you carry out at work will determine those you will cover.

Entry requirements

This is a demanding course so candidates often begin at Level 2 and progres onto Level 3 or have already been working in an office environment for some time and have supporting qualifications evidence eg GCSEs in Maths, English and a qualification in Businss or I.T.

Assessment

The course is a mixture of on-the-job and off-the-job training. You will be allaocated an assessor and complete an online portfolio of learning and be supported to achieve qualificaiton success alongside your work placement.

Financial information

Apprentice pay does vary, the government min of rate of pay is £3.30 but the many employers choose to pay more than this. The National Minimum Wage rate per hour depends on the age of the employee and whether they are an apprentice - they must be at least school leaving age to be eligible. Please see below important information relating to National Minimum Wage changes and apprentice wages that came into effect from 1st October 2015. The National Minimum Wage rate per hour depends on the age of the employee and whether they are an apprentice - they must be at least school leaving age to be eligible. From 1 October 2015: the adult rate will increase by 20 pence to £6.70 per hour the rate for 18 to 20 year olds will increase by 17 pence to £5.30 per hour the rate for 16 to 17 year olds will increase by 8 pence to £3.87 per hour the apprentice rate will increase by 57 pence to £3.30 per hour for apprentices in their first year of their apprenticeship. All other apprentices are entitled to the National Minimum Wage for their age.

Future opportunities

Progression possibly higher education courses, for example foundation degree courses or management progression with the workplace. Management and Team Leader Apprenticeships are another possible progression.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact PM Training directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: Flaexible - up to 24 months
  • Web url: www.pmtraining.org.uk
  • Number of planned places: 60

Venues

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    • PM Training HBP is a small centre where we deliver a Fast Track Pre-Apprenticehsip Course for those wishing to move into Business Administration, Customer Service, I.T., Accountancy and Marketng Apprenticeship opportunties.