Are you thinking about a future working in management and administration? Do you want to get a qualification that will help you progress towards further study and jobs in this field? If so, this exciting new technical qualification will give you the foundation you need to set you on the path towards your ideal career. You will complete a Level 3 Technical Qualification in Management and Administration with an occupational specialism in Business Support. The Management and Administration T-Level aims to develop your knowledge in understanding of organisational cultures and values along with the importance of business behaviour, quality, and compliance.
Included alongside the technical qualification is the completion of an industrial placement consisting of day release, working within management and administration industries. The industry placement enables students to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviours to work successfully in this industry and be work-ready at the end of the course.
What will I study?
We are one of the first colleges in the UK to offer the new T Level qualification, which combines learning in the classroom with gaining vital 'on-the-job' experience.
In year one you will gain an understanding of core knowledge required for the management and administration sector inclusive of:
- Business Behaviours
- Business and Commercial Awareness
- Quality Compliance
- Project, and Change Management
- Undertaking Research
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal if you have an interest in business and management and wish to gain a Level 3 in Technical Qualification in Management and Administration.
How is the course assessed?
- Two Exams
- Employer set project
- Synoptic assignments
- Formative assessments and homework throughout the course.
- Observations in placement.
Supported by a package of employability and enrichment opportunities to strengthen the core knowledge, skills and behaviours developed during your studies.
Your Study Programme
If you are aged 16-18, you will join a Study Programme this could be a vocational or technical qualification. We will make sure you are working at the right level on your core qualification and are challenged to achieve the highest level of qualification you can.
Work experience will be part of your study programme and complement your college study and prepare you for employment. You will also get involved in activities to help you develop life skills and to build your confidence so you can make progress in your career.
If you have chosen to study for a T Level qualification, this will involve college-based theory and practice lessons along with relevant work placement to enable you to gain the knowledge, skills and behaviours that employers are looking for.
Weekly timetables will include tutorial support which may comprise of full group activities or one to one sessions to discuss individual progress or support needs.
All students will continue to improve their maths and English and if you don't have a grade 4 (C) at GCSE, we will work with you towards achieving that goal (subject to specific entry requirements for particular courses).
You will develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of:
Managing stakeholders and their differing relationships to an organisation
Laws and regulations that apply to their role including data protection, health & safety and compliance
- The applicability of business principles such as managing change, business finances and project management.
You will have the ability to:
Use multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation
Build and maintain positive relationships within your own team and across the organisation
- Demonstrate good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms.
What is required?
- Act as a role model, contributing to team cohesion and productivity
Representing the positive aspects of team culture and respectfully challenging inappropriate prevailing cultures ; taking responsibility for your own work, accepting feedback in a positive way, using initiative and showing resilience
- Demonstrate taking responsibility for team performance and quality of projects delivered.
Students on this course will need:
- T level text book
- General stationery
- Travel costs to placement may be incurred.
Progression and Career Opportunities
There are four main progression routes following the completion of T Levels. Following the completion of the T level in Management and Administration, you may go on to:
Skilled employment within the business management and administration sector inclusive of roles as a? Business administrator or a team leader and supervisor.
Higher Level apprenticeships at Level 4 and above which may progress you into careers such as Senior Business administrator, Office manager or a Business manager.
Higher Education as UCAS points have been awarded to T-Levels allowing progression routes onto Higher Educational pathways.
HNC/HND ? Completion of a Level 3 qualification, ideally with Maths and English and be over 18.
Entry Requirements for new students
- Five GCSEs at grade 9-4
- English and Maths GCSEs must be at grade 5 or higher
- Equivalent qualifications may be considered.
- In exceptional circumstances, applications which do not meet the formal entry criteria may be considered on an individual basis.
We recommend that you attend one of our exciting open events so that you can look around the department, the college and meet the tutors. You are welcome to do this before or after you apply. These events have proved very successful in ensuring students and their families see the best of what the college has to offer such as our inspirational teaching areas, teachers, library facilities and places to eat.
Once you have applied our experienced Enrolment Team will consider your application carefully and will let you know, by email, if the College would like to make you a conditional offer based on you meeting the specified entry requirements.
If your predicted grades or career aims suggest that an alternative subject area or course level would be more appropriate for you at this stage, we will contact you either by telephone, email or text. If you have told us that you have some additional support needs, we will contact you to find out more so that we can help you.