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Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship at Havering College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

You will build upon your existing knowledge and work towards a level 3 NVQ and Technical Certificate in Business Administration, building a stronger foundation for your future career within the business world.

You will also complete units based on the following topics:

  • Employment Responsibilities and Rights
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

If you have not yet achieved a grade C (or above) in GCSE English and maths, you will be required to attend GCSE resit sessions (if you achieved grade D) or functional skills sessions (if you achieved grade E or below).

Entry requirements

  • Must be aged 16 or over
  • At least 5 GCSE’s at grade C or above (including English and maths)
  • Must have an employer who is prepared to take you on as an apprentice

If you have not yet found a job, but would like to be an apprentice, take a look at the job section on the National Apprenticeship website. Alternatively you can contact our Apprenticeship Team on 01708 462 787 or via


You will be assessed via workbooks, external exams and a portfolio of evidence.

Future opportunities

You could progress onto a level 4 NVQ or a business related HNC course.

Employment opportunities could improve as you will not only have the knowledge of your subject, but you will also have in industry experience.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Havering College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 19 April 2016

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