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Level: 3

Location: Workplace

Years: 1

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This apprenticeship provides a solid foundation of skills for anyone who has autonomy within an administrative role. You’ll be equipped with the knowledge and understanding you need to enhance your role, profile and status within any type of business or organisation.

Entry requirements

You will need GCSE grades A-C in English and Maths and will require an interview before enrolling on this course. In addition to good literacy and numeracy skills, you will need to be well motivated and self disciplined.

Course Content

There are four mandatory units:
  •  Manage own performance in a business environment
  •  Evaluate and improve own performance in a business environment
  •  Work in a business environment
  •  Communicate in a business environment
There are also optional units and you will complete a Level 3 Technical
Certificate; Functional Skills at Level 2 in Mathematics, English and ICT;
and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed on and off the job where you will be given dedicated mentors to support and guide you through your qualification. There is in-house training on a day release basis to gain a Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

No

What can I do after this course?

Further study
 
You may wish to consider Level 3 qualifications in fields such
as customer service and management or other routes of self development.
 
Careers
 
The course will help you to advance your career in an office or
administrative environment and to broaden your role to include
elements such as team leading and customer service.

 

S. Singh Dhadwal

S. Singh Dhadwal

Business student plans to study Stateside

Derby College student Sukhveer Singh Dhadwal is planning to study for a business degree abroad after successfully completing his Level 3 Advanced Extended Diploma in Business. Sukhveer, who is 19 and from Littleover, would very much like to take his degree at a university in the USA or Canada – and believes that going to Derby College, has given him the impetus to pursue his career goals.Sukhveer's main ambition is to be his own boss, which is why, after gaining A levels in psychology, chemistry, biology and geology at sixth form college, he went on to study business. Sukhveer, who got the idea of studying overseas after visiting Miami University last year, is considering applying to universities in California and possibly the University of Alberta in Canada. He is unsure exactly which subject he would like to take, but is keen to gain a degree relevant to business such as accountancy or economics. Ultimately he would like to start his own business in the States or Canada in a tech-related field such as gadgets.

He said: "Going to Derby College has helped inspire me. Unlike sixth form college you're encouraged to take more responsibility for yourself.
"Studying in the USA or Canada will be a great adventure and going to Derby College has taught me to be so much more independent." I've talked through my university plans with my tutors and they've helped me find links to overseas courses etc."

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