The term 'administration' covers roles that involve organising people and resources, including executive assistants, secretaries, administration assistants, data entry clerks and office juniors. Without them information would be hard to find, meetings would be missed and businesses would be less productive.
As a business and administration apprentice, your exact duties will depend on your employer. It is likely that you will be working with a team or member of staff to handle various tasks. You may be typing up board meeting documents, putting financial information together in spreadsheets, sending the daily post, or faxing and photocopying confidential documents. This sort of work requires a strong sense of responsibility, accuracy and attention to detail.
One of the great things about business and administration is that you can work almost anywhere. With your transferable skills you could be working in a record company or a charity. Administration roles are also an excellent starting point to move into management once you have more experience.
You will be assessed at college and in the workplace. You will need to take exams for the technical certificate and Functional Skills elements of the apprenticeship. On completion, you can progress onto Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 3, Customer Service apprenticeship or IT apprenticeship. Possible job roles will include: administrator/business support officer, office junior, receptionist, junior legal secretary, junior medical secretary and medical receptionist.
You must have an employer to support you through your apprenticeship and give you time off to attend college. Many people find their own job or are already employed but if not, college staff can help you find employment with a suitable employer. An initial assessment indicating that you are working at level 1 and you are able to achieve level 1 English and maths within one year.
Huddersfield, HD1 3LD
Young Apprenticeship/Apprenticeship at Level 2
More info: This course is free for students aged 16-18. Those ages 19-23 are eligible to pay a reduced fee. Students who are age 24+ or over will pay the full fee and may be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learning Loan.
Duration: 18 months
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