What you'll learn

Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.

The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers. With a focus on adding value, the role of business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required allows the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills.

Ideal if

Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services.

What to expect

Qualifications in Business and Administration are assessed by looking at evidence of your work. This can include observation, questions, professional discussion, IT assignments and looking at the work you have produce.

The Delivery of the qualification is done mainly at the workplace, the assessor will visit the work place every 6-8 weeks. You will receive a login to an on-line portfolio account which can be accessed from any Wifi point or through 3/4G either at work, at home or in our centre. You will be provided with a detailed course programme. At the centre you will have the opportunity to network with other learners, share practice and access different resources to support your learning including laptops, desktops, tablets and textbooks.

Where a business administrator has not already achieved Level 2 English and Maths, they must do so before taking the end-point assessment.

What next?

Upon completion you can progress onto an advanced or higher apprenticeship at level 3, 4 or 5.

This qualification can help you to progress in a wide range of job roles, including: Senior administrator, personal assistant, office supervisor.

 

Apprenticeship Cost

There is no cost to the Apprentice

Levy Employer cost = £5,000.00

Non Levy Employer cost = £500.00 +VAT

 

About ATL

Achievement Training have been delivering high quality, local training in Apprenticeships over 20 years. We only work with businesses in Plymouth and the surrounding area – which means our workforce is concentrated where we need them to be.

This apprenticeship provides all the materials and digital solutions you need to sustain flexible delivery models that are cost effective, time efficient and meet the learning styles of your apprentices, ensuring they are motivated to be successful and productive in their role.

The Business Administrator apprenticeship standard has been developed with input from a trailblazer group including: Grant Thornton UK LLP, BT, Npower, Federation of Small Businesses, Peter Jones Foundation, MBDA Missiles, Surrey County Council, Peugeot, Sodexo, oneSource, London Borough of Islington, London Borough of Enfield, Total Security Services, Skills CFA, PRCA, ESOS Ltd, Ceridian UK & Ireland, Northgate Arinso, JJBA Ltd, Bradley & Co Ltd, Prohire Software Systems Ltd, Business Resource & Innovation Network International Ltd, Moorhouse Accounting & Consultancy Services Ltd, Vicki King Bookkeeping Services, Fresh Financials, Iwona Accountancy Services Ltd, Boots UK, Osborne Property Services, Carillion PLC, Bpi Recycled Products, Great Guns Marketing, Berkley Group PLC, British Council, Capita Group, Accelerator Solutions Ltd, Northern PowerGrid, Manheim, Royal Bank of Scotland, Institute of Customer Service, Serco, Homebase, Scottish Water, Enfield Council, Royal Navy/Babcock, Thames Valley Police, and Army Personnel Services Group.

Employ an Apprentice

Why should Employers get involved?

Apprenticeships can help businesses across all sectors by offering a route to harness fresh new employees. Apprenticeships ensure that your workforce has the practical skills and qualifications your organisation needs now and in the future. The mixture of on and off the job learning ensures they learn the skills that work best for your business. Apprenticeships deliver for businesses and help them grow by: Reducing training and recruitment costs, increasing productivity and your bottom line, developing a skilled motivated and qualified workforce, improving customer service results, providing financial return on investment.

Apprentices can be new or Existing staff!

ATL’s recruitment services are free!

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