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Apprenticeship Business and Administration - Business and Administration - Level 2


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Apprenticeship Business and Administration - Business and Administration - Level 2  Stephenson College - Coalvillealternate textAvailable for applications

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Free Courses

16-18 Students (Age at 31st August)

  • All Full Time Courses

19-23 Students (Age at 31st August)

  • Students studying their first level 2 course
  • Students studying their first level 3 course (Some level 3 courses are not included, so please check with Student Services)
  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 or 2 course (see list of benefits below)

24+ Students (Age at 31st August)

  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 course (see list of benefits below)
  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 2 course (see list of benefits below)


  • Apprenticeships are free of charge for the learner (you are actually paid a salary!)
  • There is no upper age restriction to enrol onto an Apprenticeship programme, so long as you are 16+ years old.
  • Working hours are usually between 30-40 hours per week which includes your release to College.
  • There may be a fee for the employer willing to support you, but this depends on a few factors.

Please contact 01530 519 001 or if you have any further questions regarding an Apprenticeship programme.

List of benefits

  • Jobseeker's Allowance
  • ESA (WRAG) (Work Related Activity Group)
  • Universal Credit (Must be unemployed and required to undertake skills training)
  • Wider Benefits – see list below

Wider benefits that are acceptable

In all cases the learner must:

  • Be unemployed (i.e. not in any paid employment)
  • Want to enter employment but need skills training to do so
  • Sign the waiver agreement confirming the above
  • Show current proof of the benefit

Attendance Allowance

Bereavement Allowance

Child Benefit

Child Tax Credit

Child's Special Allowance

Council Tax Benefit, administered by local authorities

Disability Living Allowance [Being replaced by Personal Independent Payments] (If paid to learner)

Graduated retirement benefit

Guardian's Allowance

Housing Benefit, administered by local authorities

Income Support

Pensions payable under the Industrial Death Benefit scheme

Reduced Earnings Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above

Retirement Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above

War Widow's pension

Widow’s pension

Widowed Parent's Allowance

Working Tax Credit. (If paid to spouse, not the learner)

Reference: Funding Rules Version 2020-21

Advanced Learning Loan - Information on ways to fund your level 3 or above qualification - Details Here

More information about this Course

Course Overview
Apprenticeship framework content includes: Business Administration Diploma Level 2. To achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Business Administration, you must complete a minimum of 45 credits. These will be decided via advice and guidance Skills Scan, which will be conducted by your trainer on their first visit.

What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
You are not required to sit an examination and do not need any previous qualifications.

How Long Is The Course?
An Apprenticeship in Business & Administration will take 13 months to complete.

What Will I Learn?
Diploma in Business Administration Level 2. Functional Skills: Level 1 Maths, Level 1 English, Level 1 ICT undertaken as part of the Apprenticeship, although some candidates may be exempt dependent on prior attainment. Employers Rights and Responsibilities (ERR): These will be covered in the first 6 months of being an apprentice and cover the following: Employment Law and other legislation, Contract of Employment, sources of information on employment issues, industry knowledge, possible career paths, representative bodies, sources of information on chosen industry, codes of practices, public concern. Plus, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

How Will I Learn?
You will attend college once a week to complete your underpinning knowledge and functional skills. Your Trainer will visit you in your workplace tohelp you complete the NVQ and your apprenticeship programme. You will build a portfolio of evidence and an Individual Learning Plan will guide you through the units with support and feedback from your trainer. Action plans will also be drawn up to advise you on what type of evidence to collect.

How Will I Be Assessed?
Assessment will take place when your Assessor/Trainer visits your workplace. They will help you identify suitable work evidence to collect, observe your performance and give guidance when writing personal statements, carry out professional discussions and give you feedback on how you have met the learning outcomes and evidence requirements. During each visit, the Assessor/Trainer will agree and record an action plan with you and provide you with written feedback.

Where Could This Course Lead To?
Progression to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration.

Attendance Mode
Work Based

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