Business Management, Level 3 Apprenticeship

This qualification is for learners who work in, or who want to work in management roles such as Duty Manager, Section Manager, First Line Manager, Assistant Manager, Trainee Manager, Senior Supervisor and Junior Non-Commissioned Officer.

It gives learners the opportunity to:

- Develop and demonstrate technical and wider sector-related knowledge to underpin competence in the job roles stated above. This includes principles of equality, diversity and inclusion, the principles of leadership and management and the principles of people management.

- Develop and demonstrate a range of technical skills and behaviours that support competence in the job roles stated above. This includes managing personal and professional development, supporting equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and managing team and individual’s performance.

- Have existing skills recognised.

- Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification.

- Develop their own personal growth.

Next: What will I learn?

What will I learn?

Apprenticeships allow you to gain qualifications whilst working.
Within the course you will learn a variety of skills and knowledge including -

- Manage Personal and Professional Development
- Manage Team Performance
- Principles of People Management
- Principles of Business
- Principles of Leadership and Management
- Health and Safety Procedures in the Workplace
- Resolve Customer Problems
- Negotiate in a Business Environment
- Buddy a Colleague to Develop their Skills
- Manage a Budget
- Discipline and Grievance Procedures
- Manage Conflict within a Team
- Chair and Lead Meetings

Functional skills in Maths, ICT and English would be completed if required. These are the essential and highly valued skills that we use in our everyday lives, both at work and at home, that allow you to contribute more effectively to the business you work in and achieve your full potential.

Next: Assessment

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by portfolio, some units via exam, and observations in the workplace. You will build a portfolio of evidence relating to your job. Your Tutor and Assessor will continually assess your work; this will ensure that you meet the necessary standards to achieve the Apprenticeship.

Functional skills and will be assessed via exams.

As part of the apprenticeship framework, reviews are completed every 12 weeks by the assessor where progress is discussed by the apprentice, assessor and employer.

Next: Career Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

This course enhances understanding and skills in management, will improve your CV and personal development, and may help in progression through managerial roles.

Next: Entry requirements

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. You need to be working in a position of management/supervision or be a trainee manager/supervisor.

You must be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week in the professional area that your Apprenticeship is in. Looking for Employment? See below for what to do next…

- Apply for this apprenticeship.  We can then support you to find employment and prepare your job application.

- Register your details with the National Apprenticeship Matching Service (NAS) and search online for vacancies at

- Check the College’s website page regularly (sometimes employers only want to recruit locally and so they advertise on our website and not the NAS website):

- Make sure your CV is up to date and is relevant to the job industry you are applying to.

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Next: Apply

Apply for Business Management, Level 3 Apprenticeship

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