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Business Administration Intermediate Apprenticeship - Day Release at Eastleigh College

Course description

The Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration provides the fundamental skills and knowledge required for a successful and rewarding career in business administration.

The following pathway options are offered:

  • business administration
  • legal administration

You will achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 Diploma qualification. Unless exempt on entry, you will also achieve Level 1 Functional Skills qualifications in English, maths and ICT.

You will learn through a combination of on- and off-the-job training.

You will attend college one day per week during term time and spend the rest of your time earning and learning in the workplace.

Course content

The business administration pathway includes the following core units:

  • communications in a business environment
  • managing personal performance and development
  • developing working relationships
  • the principles of providing administrative services
  • the principles of business document production and information management
  • understanding employer organisations.

The legal administration pathway includes the following core units:

  • communications in a business environment
  • managing personal performance and development
  • developing working relationships
  • legal audio processing
  • legal text processing
  • proofreading in the legal environment
  • working in the legal environment.

Both pathways offer a wide choice of unit options to select from.

Entry requirements

You will need to:

  • have relevant employment as well as 3 GCSEs at grade D or higher, which include English and maths
  • or have achieved a relevant Level 1 qualification
  • or have relevant experience
  • and be able to demonstrate ability equivalent to, or exceeding Level 1 in English and maths.

Assessment

Your progress will be continuously monitored and supported by an Apprenticeship Achievement Officer.

Future opportunities

There is a business administration element to every employment sector, which means that business administrators have a variety of options regarding which sector they work in.

Intermediate apprentices, with support and opportunities in the workplace, can progress onto

  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration
  • other Advanced Apprenticeships such as the Advanced Apprenticeship in Management or the Advanced Apprenticeship in Procurement.

With additional training, intermediate apprentices may be able to progress in their careers to roles including Administration Executive, Administration Team Leader, Office Supervisor, Personal Assistant, Secretary or a wide range of other business administration roles.

Further information

Typical job roles relating to the Business Administration pathway include: Administrator/Business Support Officer, Office Junior, Receptionist.

Typical job roles relating to the Legal Administration Pathway: Junior Legal Secretary.

Apprenticeships are open to candidates of all ages above 16 years.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 March 2016

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