Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3

The Business Administrator apprenticeship has been developed to support learners in a Business Administration Role and provides a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours. The apprenticeship is a firm grounding in organisational operations and functional processes, as well as the wider working environment and takes between 12 – 18 months to complete.

 

To achieve the Business Administrator L3 apprenticeship standard each learner must:

 

  • Develop a portfolio of evidence and/or work towards a BTEC Level 3 Diploma for Business Administrators.

  • Have regular 1-to-1s with their line manager.

  • Work with their training provider who will provide training and resources to support learning in meeting Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours set out by the Business Administrator Standard.

  • Achieve Functional Skills maths and English at Level 2, prior to EPA Pass End Point Assessment (EPA)

 

 

 

 

BTEC Level 3 Diploma for Business Administrators

 

The qualification is a combined knowledge and competence qualification. It is assessed through the completion of a portfolio of evidence.

 

The course consists of 8 mandatory units:

 

  • Business Fundamentals

  • Understanding Your Employer Organisation

  • Understanding Personal Effectiveness in an Administrative Work Environment

  • Using IT for Business

  • Communicating in a Business Environment

  • Managing Administrative Services

  • Project Management

  • Managing Personal Effectiveness in an Administrative Job Role

 

 

End Point Assessment (EPA)

 

End Point Assessment is carried out by an external organisation (EPAO) and is made up of the following:

 

  1. Knowledge Test - The apprentice undertakes a multi-choice test to last a maximum of 60 minutes and include 50 equally weighted multi-choice questions with four possible answers to each. The test predominantly focuses on non-organisation specific knowledge outlined in the Standard.

  2. Portfolio Based Interview - The interview is for 30-45 minutes and scored out of 100. The interview assesses:

    • understanding of the portfolio to validate competence shown

    • self-reflection of performance, demonstrating knowledge and how appropriate skills and behaviours have been applied

    • judgement and understanding to explain appropriate examples.

  3. Project Presentation - The apprentice delivers a presentation to the EPAO on a project they have completed or a process they have improved. The presentation lasts 10-15 minutes, with a further 10-15 minutes for a Q&A session. The presentation is out of 100.

 

To pass the End Point Assessment, the learner must achieve a minimum of 60%.

 

Grade Total Mark: Distinction 80%+, Pass 60-79%, Fail Less than 60%.

AGL Training Ltd, Suite D,

19 Limes Road, Oakengates,

Telford

TF2 6EP

Tel: 01952 743495

Email: marie@agltraining.uk

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