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Your business administration apprenticeship questions answered
Click below for answers to some frequently asked questions. If you have any other queries, please contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.
Who are the apprenticeships aimed at?
The Business Administration apprenticeships are designed for people working in administrative support roles across a broad range of industries and sectors. The apprenticeships are work-based qualifications, so learners will need to be in an appropriate job role where they will be assessed and develop their portfolio of evidence.
What qualification will I achieve?
On completion of your apprenticeship, you will achieve your Diploma in Business Administration and three Essential Skills in Application of Number, Communications and Digital Literacy. At Level 4, you will also achieve the Level 4 Diploma in Business and Professional Administration.
How will the qualification be achieved?
The Business Administration apprenticeship comprises of a range of mandatory and optional units. Learners will be supported by a dedicated Assessor throughout their qualification, together with Tutors for the Essential Skills qualifications. The apprenticeship will be delivered via monthly workshops, workplace visits and remote learning sessions and a portfolio of evidence collected via our e-portfolio system, Smart Assessor.
How will I be assessed?
You will study a variety of mandatory and optional units which will reflect your workplace responsibilities. Your Assessor will use a wide range of assessment methods in order to collect evidence for your portfolio to demonstrate your knowledge and competency. Assessment will be ongoing throughout your qualification and will include observations, written assignments and professional discussions.
What support will I get from my tutor?
Once you have registered with us, you will be given access to our e-portfolio system called Smart Assessor. Smart Assessor will contain all the resources you need to help you complete your framework. You will also be supported by a dedicated Assessor and Essential Skills Tutors who will deliver your framework via monthly workshops, workplace visits and remote learning sessions
What can I do next?
Upon completion of your qualification, you can work in administrative support/management roles across a range of industries and sectors.
You can also progress on to management or customer service qualifications.
We can help you to choose an apprenticeship that is right for you and we will help you to develop the skills and experience you need to grow and develop in your role.
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