If you’re an employee and interested in completing an apprenticeship with your current employer, we can speak to your employer on your behalf.
What we offer
If you’re looking to boost productivity and make your business more efficient and increase the retention of your staff, our tailored apprenticeships could be for you! From management to customer service, business admin, teaching and digital, we can help develop the core skills of your business. We always strive to enhance your business and work with you in designing the apprenticeship training to meet the needs of your business.
We also have a range of sector specific apprenticeships, delivered to the highest standards by experienced trainers with expert sector knowledge, including:
Role Profile: Business Administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers. With a focus on adding value, the role of business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required allows the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills.
Entry Requirements: Where a business administrator has not already achieved Level 2 English and Maths, they must do so before taking the end-point assessment.
Key Behaviours: A Business Administrator is expected to demonstrate professionalism, personal qualities including integrity, reliability, self-motivation, being pro active and having a positive attitude. They must also take responsibility for their own work, be receptive to feedback and adapt to changes in priority related to both their own work and the organisation.
12 – 18 months, Level 3
Role Profile: IS (Information Systems) Business Analysis is an advisory role that provides a critical layer of challenge and scrutiny for organisations who wish to deliver IS change successfully. IS Business Analysis enables organisations to “do the thing right.” The role embodies early and regular investigation and analysis that ensures the right IS solution is chosen to meet the required business need. Analysis is undertaken before projects are initiated. Pre-project analysis ensures that there is a thorough and shared understanding of the ‘root cause’ of any problem or opportunity being addressed, and that various options are considered and the most effective is chosen.
Entry Requirements: Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include ‘A’ levels, a level 3 apprenticeship or other relevant qualifications and experience.
Key Behaviours: An IS Business Analyst is expected to be logical and have creative thinking skills to help solve business change challenges, must be analytical and problem solving skills within IS and business change environments, the ability to work independently and to take responsibility appropriate to the role, they can use own initiative in a range of IS business change situations, they have a thorough and organised approach: planning analysis activities in line with business priorities, the ability to work with a range of internal and external people impacted by IS business change, the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations such as IS business change workshops and interviews, and can maintain productive, professional and secure working environment within relevant organisational and legislative requirements.
18 months, Level 4
Role Profile: A Learning & Development (L&D) Consultant Business Partner is accountable for ensuring L&D contributes to, and influences, improved performance in the workplace at an individual, team and organisation level. They also have the commercial responsibility to align learning needs with the strategic ambitions and objectives of the business. They are agents for change, influencing key stakeholders, making decisions and recommendations on what the business can / should do in an L&D context. They are also likely to lead on any L&D-related elements of business projects. The L&D Consultant Business Partner will often have expertise and competence in a specific field whether it be technical, vocational or behavioural. They link the work they do to the context and strategic priorities of the business and measure the outcomes and impact of any learning interventions, to demonstrate a return on investment/expectation. Typically, the individual works alongside colleagues who specialise in Human Resources (i.e. employee relations, reward, recruitment), often supported by an L&D Administrator and / or L&D Practitioner.
Entry Requirements: Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.
Key Behaviours: An L&D Consultant Business Partner is expected to be a constant and curious learner, a collaborative partner, commercial thinker, constructive challenger and passionate and agile deliverer.
18 – 24 months, Level 5