Business Administrator Apprenticeship (Level 3)

Business Administrator Apprenticeship (Level 3)

Duration: Between 12 and 18 months
Qualification: Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
Entry requirements: See details
Costs to the employer: £5000
Cost to the individual: n/a

Course content

On completion of this apprenticeship you will have gained experience and/or knowledge of the following:

  • Producing accurate records and documents
  • Making effective decisions
  • Building and maintaining positive business relationships
  • Confidence to communicate face to face and in writing
  • Choosing the most appropriate IT solution to suit the business problem
  • Managing priorities
  • Undertaking and leading on projects
  • Practical knowledge of managing stakeholders
  • Applying laws and legislations within your role
  • Understand organisational structures and the benefits they have
  • Demonstrating integrity, reliability, self-motivation and pro-activity

Entry requirements

Anyone aged 16 years or over can apply for an apprenticeship. You cannot be self-employed and must have lived in the UK or EU for the past three years to be eligible.

You must be working in a business administration role with responsibility for a project and you will have had some experience of working within an office previously. If you are not currently employed, we will do our best to support you into employment before commencing this apprenticeship.

The Level 3 apprenticeship is an advanced level equivalent to two A level passes and can be an excellent starting point to move into management or senior support roles. Successful completion could also support a pathway to university.

What qualification(s) will I achieve?

You would achieve:

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

English and Maths Functional Skills Level 2 (for those that have not achieved a grade C or level 4 or above).

Why this apprenticeship?

Do you take pleasure in organising and supporting others in making sure everything runs smoothly? Do you already have some office experience? If so, this apprenticeship and the important support role you will play could be for you.

The standard is designed to meet the skills needs of employers and equip learners to work in a variety of administrational workplaces and roles.

Advanced apprentices will work in roles such as admin officers, personal secretaries, receptionists etc. They will have the skills, knowledge, behaviours and competencies to manage business systems, processes and services and play an important part in making businesses run smoothly.

What can I do after this apprenticeship?

Operational Support Supervisor
Overseeing reception and administration staff
Organising rotas and cover for annual leave
Supporting with events
Petty cash
Producing reports
Maintaining and overseeing stationery stock and orders
Attending sensitive meetings, taking and typing up minutes


Account Manager
Support and lead a small team
Build relationships with customers
Train and develop staff
Run team meetings
Manage a small budget
Analyse data and produce reports

Schools Administrator
Record and analyse pupil data
Support principal with confidential issues
Monitor attendance through record keeping
Liaise with parents and carers
Create and design documentation
Supervise junior members of the team

Business Relationship Manager
Booking appointments
Creating/preparing client files
Creating trackers
Completing trust documents
Collating information from clients to create plans

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Additional support

We welcome applications from learners of all abilities and we are committed to supporting applicants through the enrolment process. To ensure that we provide you with the best support available, please indicate any learning difficulties, disabilities or support requirements that you will need at your interview.


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