Business Administration Level 2 Framework | Furness College
Business Administration Level 2 Framework

Business Administration Level 2 Framework

Course Content

What qualification will I achieve?

On completion of the Business Administration framework the successful apprentices will also earn the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration.

How long is the course?

The apprenticeship framework is usually completed within 12-18 months.

How will I learn?

The apprenticeship will largely take place at the site of the employer, using day to day working activities to underpin knowledge that is learnt. A portion of the apprenticeship will take place at Furness College through classroom based learning. This is likely to be as part of a day release from the employer.

What subjects will I study?

The apprenticeship will cover a wide range of knowledge, skills and behaviours all of which will assist the student in their day to day work duties. These will include:

•    Principles of providing administrative services
•    Principles of business document production and information management
•    Understand employer organisations
•    Communication in a business environment
•    Manage personal performance and development
•    Store and retrieve information
•    Produce business documents
•    Minutes of meeting
•    Administer Finance
•    Deliver Customer Service

What is off-the-job training?

Off-the-job training is learning which is undertaken outside of the normal day-to-day working environment and leads towards the achievement of the apprenticeship. The 20% off-the-job training requirement is measured over the course of an apprenticeship, not per academic year. This is an essential part of the apprenticeship and therefore must take place during employed time and the apprentice must be paid for the off-the-job training.

How will I be assessed?

Students will be assessed through ongoing assessment in the workplace. Throughout the apprenticeship, students will also build up a portfolio of work for discussion, which will compromise of evidence produced in the work place to show the apprentice has met the requirements of the framework.

Entry Requirements

What are the entry requirements?

Students should have an adequate level of English and Mathematics at Level 2 or higher.

The precise selection criteria will be set by the individual employer, but is generally expected to be 5 GCSEs at grade A* to C which include Maths and English. Other relevant qualifications may be accepted at Level 2. 

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us: T: 01229 825017 E: info@furness.ac.uk


What opportunities will this lead to?

This apprenticeship framework will provide the foundation for progression into a number of career paths in the business sector including Finance, Information Technology and Further Education. The learner may also progress onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Business Administrator and possibly a more senior role within employment.

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