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Business & Administration Apprenticeship Advanced Level 3 at Derwentside College

Course description

Administrators handle the day-to-daytasks in an office and make sure things run smoothly.  One of the great things about business and administration is that you can work almost anywhere.

With your transferrable skills, you could beworking in a record company or a charity. Administration roles are also an excellent starting point to move intomanagement once you have more experience.

These apprenticeships are for anyone who is working in a Business Administration position in the workplace whilst also gaining the benefit of completing appropriate qualifications.

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Administration roles are also an excellent starting point to move into management once you have more experience.

Apprenticeship programmes are available throughout the year; these are based on a ‘roll on’ system.

The length of an apprenticeship will depend on the level you take: - Intermediate Apprenticeship – 12 months programme - Advanced Apprenticeship –18 months programme - Higher Apprenticeship – 24 months programm

Entry requirements

All learners starting an Advanced Apprenticeship programme must be employed in the relevant vocational area and have supervisory responsibilities, and be at least working towards Level 2 Literacy, Numeracy and IT.

If the learner is assessed at below this level, an offer may be made on condition that the learner attends support workshops to achieve the required skills level.


Some elements of the course are assessed through examinations.

Future opportunities

Advanced Apprentices could progress to NVQ Level 4 qualifications in Administration or other relevant vocational areas.

The successful achievement of the Advanced Apprenticeship framework will equip learners to apply for related positions at a more senior level.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 30 March 2016
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