Business Administrator & Event Assistant Level 3

Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3
A 12-month apprenticeship featuring advanced business and administrative knowledge and skills training including Maths and English. Designed for those aiming to work in an business administration environment. The apprentice is assigned a designated trainer who will deliver face to face training in planning, organising, communicating, time and diary management and IT based functions. They will also visit the apprentice, and their line manager, in the work place, to monitor progress. The trainer will be available to mentor, and provide advice. The apprentice will also have access to online materials to support their learning. The apprentice receives an independent End Point Assessment to confirm their skills and capabilities.
Who is it for?
A business administrator can work in a range of roles across a wide variety of business environments.
The job role is very varied and enables an apprentice to build a range of generic talents and skills according to the environment in which they are working. They need to be flexible and versatile, be good communicators, good and liaising between different teams and departments as they may need to support colleagues in other departments or areas of the business.
A key part of the role is communicating and developing excellent internal customer skills and knowledge, including a good understanding of the business and how its constituent parts fit together as a whole. It takes a good understanding of what is needed to work in conjunction with a number of teams. It may be organising resources, spaces, people or time. It will also involve the managing of records and information and researching and locating information as needed by various parties within the organisation.
Additional information summary
Entry
An employee apprentice at this level is likely to have a level 2 qualification or an appropriate level of experience gained in professional environment over an agreed period of time.
Duration
The minimum duration for this apprenticeship is 12 months.
Level
This apprenticeship is level 3.
Maths and English
To complete the apprenticeship the apprentice must pass level 2 English and Maths (or have the appropriate exemption certificate) and work towards and attempt levels above this before undertaking their End Point Assessment.
End Point Assessment
To achieve this apprenticeship, the employer, training provider and apprentice will agree when the apprentice is competent and ready to undertake an independent end point assessment.
Professional Trainers and Mentors
During their training, each apprentice will be assigned a designated Trainer by Skills Republic. The trainer will deliver a series of work based assignments and activities to help build the required skills and knowledge. Assessments will all be related to the work place and will involve the apprentice participating in a series of case studies, operational challenges, analysing systems and procedures to make improvements and make presentations or bids for outcomes or resources. The trainer’s role is more that of a coach and mentor – supporting the apprentice’s progress and supervising work on an ongoing basis. Work place visits to the apprentice and their line manager are made on a regular basis to also monitor progress in the workplace and according to training goals set. The apprentice will also have access to online learning materials to reinforce face to face teaching.
Event Assistant Apprenticeship Level 3
A 12-month apprenticeship featuring knowledge and skills training (including level 1 Maths and English) for those aiming to work as part of an events team. The apprentice is assigned a designated trainer who will deliver an interactive face to face training in events planning, communications, administrating, data analysis, client relations, sales and operational duties. They will also visit the apprentice, and their line manager, in the work place, on a regular basis to monitor progress against training goals. The trainer will also be available to coach and provide advice. The apprentice will also have access to online learning materials to support their progress. The apprentice receives an independent End Point Assessment to confirm their capabilities.
Who is it for?
An Events assistant can work in a range of hospitality and events environments such as hotels, arenas, festivals and seminars across a wide geographical area.
The job role is very varied and enables an apprentice to build a wide range of generic operational and planning skills which may be applied in a number of different arenas. These roles require flexible, innovative and versatile people who are good at communicating, have clear vision, are well organised and can solve ongoing logistical problems. Such is the nature of the events business (and often the size and scale of the environments, and customer numbers involved), people working in it need to be good team players and able to make swift decisions.
There is a good deal of client liaison and negotiating, communicating and implementing plans which may have been speedily drawn up in response to short deadlines. Very few events will be identical, but the work is fascinating and offers interesting challenges.
Additional information summary
Entry
An employee apprentice at this level is likely to have a related level 2 qualification or an appropriate level of experience gained in professional events environment over an agreed period of time.
Duration
The minimum duration for this apprenticeship is 12 months.
Level
This apprenticeship is level 3.
Maths and English
To complete the apprenticeship the apprentice must pass level 2 English and Maths (or have the appropriate exemption certificate) and be working towards and attempt the next level before undertaking their End Point Assessment.
End Point Assessment
To achieve this apprenticeship, the employer, training provider and apprentice will agree when the apprentice is competent and ready to undertake an independent end point assessment.
Professional Trainers and Mentors
During their training, each apprentice will be assigned a designated Trainer by Skills Republic. The trainer will deliver a series of face to face seminars featuring analysis of live case studies, working scenarios, presentations, team work, communication and problem solving skills. The trainer will regularly visit the apprentice and their line manager at their workplace to monitor progress and obtain feedback on performance. To complement these visits, the trainer will be in contact with the apprentice to coach, mentor, advise, supervise assessment goals. The apprentice will also have access to online learning materials to reinforce face to face coaching.