Business Administration Intermediate (L2) Apprenticeship
Type: Full Time
Subject: Business Administration, Management and Professional
Start Date: Please contact the Information Centre for start date information
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
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Are you looking to start your career in a business environment?
Do you want to learn transferable skills and progress your CPD?
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. Business admin role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. This Apprenticeship is designed for business administrators to develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities. Core business skills will be developed including communicating effectively with customers and colleagues, filing, responding to emails and working with Excel spreadsheets.
Anyone living in England, over the age of 16 and not in full time education can apply.
Interview Skills Assessment
All candidates will be invited to a pre interview and initial assessments in English and Maths with the Apprenticeship Recruitment Officers.
What will I need
Level 2 Framework: Entry requirements of 5 GCSEs at grade D/3 and above. A suitable supportive employer who will guide you through your Apprenticeship. Vacancies are advertised on our website – https://www.peterborough.ac.uk/apprenticeships/apprenticeship–vacancies/
What is covered
This Apprenticeship covers different aspects of Business Administration. As an Apprentice you will work to provide administrative support for an employer, this could be in a wide variation of departments.
Duties will include:
• Answering the phone
• Responding to emails
• Working with Excel spreadsheets
You will also learn how to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues and gain good experience of working in a business environment.
Working in administrative role can lead to good opportunities, allowing you to progress in a career in a business setting.
Apprentices are expected to attend college 1 day a week as part of 20% off–the–job training. Additional off–the–job training hours are expected to be completed within the workplace.
How is the course assessed
Coursework and practical observations.
What can this course lead to
Successful learners can continue to work within the business environment and gain promotion or learners could progress to university. Possible job roles could include: Administrative Assistant, Receptionist/Secretary, Clerk, Office Junior/Assistant, Executive Assistant and Data Entry.
Are there any additional costs
Learners may need purchase uniform and/or equipment depending on employer.
Working in a business environment, it is important you are professional both in your manner and dress, especially in a business admin role, where you may be the first person a customer talks to when they walk into the company. Some offices are based in industrial sites or business parks on the outskirts of Peterborough and you will need to think about how you will travel to work and the travel costs. An Apprentice will work on average 30 hours a week, this may vary throughout the year dependent on work load.
An employed status apprentice will:
• Earn a wage – the national minimum wage for apprentices is £3.90 an hour, although many apprentices earn more than this
• Get paid holidays
• Receive training