Business and Administration Apprenticeship Level 3 | Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

Begin your apprenticeship journey at BTC by applying for an apprenticeship on our website or through our prospectus form. Please apply for a full-time course as your second option. Then, have a look at relevant vacancies by visiting our vacancy page . If you haven?t found a suitable vacancy, you will automatically be placed into our Talent Pool. As a member of our Talent Pool, you will be the first to hear about new vacancies and we offer support with CVs, interview techniques, employability skills and much more!

Administration skills are crucial to the effectiveness and efficiency of any organisation. By completing this qualification, you will demonstrate a thorough understanding of current theory and practice, which is respected and recognised by employers.

Mandatory units include:

· Communicate in a business environment

· Manage personal and professional development

· Principles of business communication and information

· Principles of administration

· Principles of business

In your workplace, you could perform a variety of tasks such as producing documents and preparing notes, organising and co-ordinating events and meetings, developing and delivering presentations, and managing teams.

The course includes a tutorial programme to cover subjects linked to the work environment such as email etiquette, professional letter writing, time management and personal guidance on equality and diversity, safeguarding and money matters.

Click here to view the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education Standard for this course.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is in the workplace and by an Assessor who has specific sector knowledge. You will be required to build an online portfolio using various assessment methods such as observation, professional discussion, work product and witness testimony.

The knowledge element will be assessed via online tests after each learning outcome has been taught and you feel ready to sit a multiple choice exam.

Progression Options

You could further your studies in team leading/management, customer services or other sector specific qualifications. The majority of apprentices can expect to be offered a permanent contract with their employer and work towards possible careers in HR Administrator Management, Office Management, Personal Assistant, etc.

Course Summary

Course Title Business and Administration Apprenticeship Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the A* to C or 9 to 4 range including
English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 qualification. Course entry is subject
to an initial assessment in order to determine the appropriate level of study
and a successful interview.

You must be working in an administrative environment with
responsibility within you job role. An assessment of your job role will be made
to ensure there is enough scope and responsibility for you to achieve the
qualification as it is based on levels of competence.

You need to be employed to start an Apprenticeship. Please visit our vacancy page or
if you have an employer, please ensure you add full contact details of your
employer within your application. If you are unable to secure employment, you
could enrol on a full-time study programme and transfer to an Apprenticeship at
a later date. Please apply for a full-time course as your second

Attendance Requirements You are required to attend College for one day per week, usually Wednesdays, and study remotely using BlackBoard, the College's virtual learning environment.
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I really enjoy studying here. My lessons have a friendly atmosphere and the tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to a degree!

Myles Fisher

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