NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (RQF)

Become a senior Business Administration professional

There is an ever increasing demand for skilled business and administration staff. Business administration is a career that will give you the chance to make sure that businesses run effectively. The NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (RQF) is a vocational qualification that focuses on your development if you’re already in administration and want to expand your skill set and knowledge. It builds in softer-skills such as communication, team working, interpersonal skills and the ability to reflect on personal learning.

Is this the right Apprenticeship for you?

If you’re currently working in business administration and are looking to enhance your skills, then this qualification is aimed at you. Though there aren’t any formal entry requirements and prior experience isn’t a must have. This qualification is the progression from the Level 2 and will allow you to gain a tighter grip in this ever-growing industry.

What will you learn and study?

This apprenticeship will allow you to build on your Level 2 skills in order to develop more advanced skills and knowledge at managerial level. You'll learn about managing the performance and development of individuals in the workplace, organising events and business travel and managing sales and performance records.

What can you do after?

After finishing this Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration you can enter or develop a role as:

  • Administration officer / executive
  • Administration team leader / office supervisor
  • Personal assistant
  • Secretary

With additional training, you could progress in your career to roles including office manager, administration team leader, personal assistant or a wide range of managerial roles within business.

This Advanced Business Administration apprenticeship will be a mixture of on and off the job guided learning hours (GLH) The minimum hours of on the job training (employment) for an apprentice will be at least 30 hours per week. GLH is a combination of direct teaching or instruction, together with other structured learning time, such as directed assignments, assessments on the job or supported individual study and practice and time needed in the workplace to practice skills and knowledge on the job.

You’ll be awarded the NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (QCF) once you’ve successfully finished this apprenticeship programme. The qualification allows you to show that you have Level 3 Business Administration skills.

You’ll be aged between 16 – 23 years old and whilst there are no formal entry requirements, you should have a good standard of education to join one of our apprentice schemes.

Ideally you’ll have 4 GCSE’s at grade C or above, preferably in English & Maths and ICT. If you have lower grades, you still might also be able to gain entry. We’ll assess your general ability and to see if you have self-reliance, motivation and the people skills to get started.

I’m interested, where do I go from here?

Just get in touch with DTS, you can click this link and fill in an expression of interest form, and we’ll get right back to you. Or give us a call 9-5 Monday – Friday and let us know what you are interested in, then we can take it from there.