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This new apprenticeship standard is a minimum 12 month programme and should typically be completed within 18 months. It is for apprentices who wish to gain the skills, knowledge and behavioural competencies required to work within a Business Administration role.
Apprentices will develop a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. They will bring added value to the business, contributing to the efficiency of an organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested.
This role requires strong verbal and written communication skills and for apprentices to work independently and with initiative, taking responsibility for the outcomes of their work including developing, implementing, maintaining and improving business administrative functions and services.
No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification.
There are three components that make up end-point assessment for the Business Administrator apprenticeship standard.
End-point assessment will consist of a:
Apprentices must achieve at least 60% within each component of the end-point assessment to pass the apprenticeship.
A merit and distinction will be awarded for total marks of 60-79% and 80% and over respectively.
To be awarded the Apprenticeship in Business Administrator Level 3, candidates must achieve the following components:
The administration role may be a gateway to further career opportunities, such as management or senior support roles.