Apprenticeship QCF Level 2 & 3 Business Administration

Apprenticeships in Business Administration Level 2

What is an Apprenticeship?

The Apprenticeship at Level 2 consists of 4 qualifications:

Level 2 Diploma in Business & Administration

Level 1 Functional Skills in ICT, English & Maths.

Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Setting:

Suitable for personal assistants, administrators, clerical assistants, secretaries, office supervisors etc.

Role:

Dealing with internal and external correspondence, organising meetings and events, producing documents, managing resources, managing office equipment, managing information, managing administration systems, managing office facilities.

Structure of Qualifications:

The Level 2 Diploma in Business & Administration is the occupational qualification and consists of knowledge and competence units. The units reflect the variety of roles and tasks learners carryout in the workplace. Learners have to complete core mandatory units and have a wide choice of optional units.

Assessment consists of at least 3 mandatory on line tests, assignments and work based evidence.

Functional Skills assesses your application of ICT, English and Maths skills. Learners have an initial assessment of their skills and an action plan agreed to improve their skills. Assessment is by written exam in each subject area, exams are 1-2 hours long. English communication is also assessed by observation of a group presentation.

Programme Delivery

All learners receive one to one assessment in the workplace, arranging meetings with their assessor with line manager approval. The length of programme is 12 months.

Level 2 Diploma in Business & Administration

Learners need to achieve 45 credits to be awarded a Diploma. All learners will complete the mandatory units and then a range of optional units that reflect their service area and work role.

Structure of Diploma

  • 6 mandatory units totalling 21 credits
  • Learners choose a minimum 14 credits from Group A and a further 10 credits from B or C
  • Note 36 credits must be at level 2 or above.
CreditsLevel
222 MCommunicate in a business environment  3
224 M Principles of providing administrative services Evolve Test

 

42
225 M Principles of business documentation production and information management Evolve Test32
226 M Understand employer organizations Evolve Test42
239 M Manages personal performance and development 42
240 MDevelop working relationships with colleagues 32
227 AEmployee Rights and responsibilities 2 credits 22
202 AProduce business documents 3 credits 32
204 AStore and retrieve information 4 credits 42
205 AProduce minutes of meetings 3 credits 32
206 AHandle mail 3 credits 32
214 AUse and maintain office equipment 2 credits 22
242 BUsing e mail 3 credits 32
244 BWord processing software 4 credits42
Total credits45

 

 

Apprenticeships in Business Administration Level 3

What is an Apprenticeship?

The Apprenticeship at Level 3 consists of 4 qualifications:

Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration

Level 2 Functional Skills in ICT, English & Maths.

Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Setting:

Suitable for personal assistants, administrators, clerical assistants, secretaries, office supervisors etc.

Role:

Dealing with internal and external correspondence, organising meetings or events, producing documents, managing resources, managing office equipment, managing information, managing administration systems, managing office facilities.

Structure of Qualifications:

The Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration is the occupational qualification consisting of Knowledge and competence units. The units in the qualification reflect the variety of roles and tasks learners carryout in the workplace. Learners have to complete mandatory units and have a wide choice of optional units.

Assessment consists of at least 3 mandatory on line tests, assignments and work based evidence.

Functional Skills assesses your application of ICT, English and Maths skills. Learners have an initial assessment of their skills and an action plan agreed to improve their skills. Assessment is by written exam in each subject area, exams are 1-2 hours long. English communication is also assessed by observation of a group presentation.

Programme Delivery

All learners receive one to one assessment in the workplace, arranging meetings with their assessor with line manager approval. The length of programme is 12 months.

Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration

Learners need to achieve 58 credits to be awarded a Diploma. All learners will complete the mandatory units and then a range of optional units that reflect their service area and work role.

Structure of Diploma

  • 5 mandatory units totalling 27 credits
  • Learners choose a minimum 13 credits from Group A and a further 10 credits, maximum 10 from B and 8 from C

Note 40 credits must be at level 3 or above

LevelCredit
301 MCommunicate in a business environment 34
318 MPrinciples of business communication and informationEvolve Test34
319 MPrinciples of administrationEvolve Test36
320MPrinciples of businessEvolve Test310
345 MManage personal and professional developmentEvolve Test33
227 AEmployee rights and responsibilities 22
202 AProduce business documents 23
204 AStore and retrieve information 24
205 AProduce minutes of meetings 23
206 AHandle Mail 23
213 AMaintain and issue stationery supplies 23
321 AManage an office facility 34
351 BWord processing software 36
347 BUsing e mail 33
Total credits- 40 at level 358

 

Costs and Funding:

The qualifications have the potential for funding depending upon the learners’ employment and relative experience. We will be pleased to advise on an individual basis. There is also an apprenticeship pathway to qualification achievement, and, again we will be pleased to give advice and guidance as appropriate.

Please Contact our Business Development Team for more information on 0151 336 6900 or email team@dhassociates.co.uk