Apprenticeship: Business Administration


Intermediate Apprenticeship

Every business needs effective administration. As an Apprentice you will learn a range of new skills whilst you work towards a recognised qualification and progress in your career. Typical roles include: Administrator, Business Support Officer, Office Junior, Receptionist etc.You will work towards a Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration. You will cover a wide range of topics including:

  • Communication in a Business environment
  • Understand employer organisations
  • Manage personal performance and development
  • Develop working relationships with colleagues
  • Principles of providing administrative services

To gain this qualification Functional Skills Level 1 in English, Maths and ICT will also have to be achieved.

Download the full course outline here.

Advanced Apprenticeship

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. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.

This is an apprenticeship standard and you can gain Functional Skills level 2 in English and Maths, alongside this qualification.

Download the full course outline here.

Higher Apprenticeship

You will work towards a NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Business & Administration. Your role may include Office Manager, Admin Team Leader, Personal Assistant and Business Development Executive. You will cover a wide range of topics including:

  • Communicate in a business environment
  • Resolve administrative problems
  • Manage the work of an administrative function
  • Manage personal and professional development
  • Manage information systems

Download the full course outline here.

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Apprenticeships Success Story Jessica Bridge 2

Jessica (Jess) Bridge, Business Administration Level 2 Apprentice at the Road Haulage Association (RHA) in Bretton, has completed her apprenticeship and has been taken on as a permanent member of staff in the HR department team.   Jessica won the College’s Apprentice of the Term Award Summer 2015 after being successfully nominated by her Manager at the RHA for for her excellent work.

In her end of programme review her line manager, Rebecca Taylor, said: “The RHA, and me in particular, are particularly impressed with Jess’s development over the past 12 months.  Her knowledge, skills and confidence have blossomed.  Well done!”

Jess is aiming to progress to her Level 3 NVQ in Business Administration.

All the best Jess for a long and successful career.