Your learning adventure

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 to the private sector and the 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 apprenticeship will:

  • Broaden skills through supporting and engaging with different parts of an organisation.
  • Interact with customers.
  • Involve you in finding ways to make the organisation more efficient and finding solutions to problems.

The flexibility and responsiveness required allow the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills. The Business Administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity showing a positive attitude.

The apprenticeship involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to learning and developing skills. The Business Administrator is also expected to show initiative managing priorities, time management, problem-solving and decision-making; with the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others.

  • A work based apprenticeship
    • Help you work at the commercial speed employers expect.
    • Increase your confidence working in a team and in the workplace.
    • Give you the skills and knowledge to become a competent member of staff.
    • Give you a reference for your CV.
    • Provide you with essential employability skills to give you the best start in your working life.
  • Eligibility

    To apply for this apprenticeship you will need to be of school leaver age and no longer in full-time education (including School, College, University or on another Apprenticeship). There is no upper age limit, however, if you are aged above 20 years old you must have been within your current role no longer than 12 months.

    If you would like to discuss this apprenticeship, or you are unsure if this is right for you – just contact our friendly team to discuss.

  • Maths and English

    Maths and English will be included in the delivery of the programme; unless you have achieved Grade A-C or 4-9 at GCSE level, or a Level 2 Functional Skills qualification.

    For the Level 3 Apprenticeship, all apprentices need to achieve level 2 English and maths prior to completion of their Apprenticeship, unless they hold an equivalent qualification already.

    Teaching and support for maths and English will be given in the workplace and contextualised to the working environment.

  • Teaching, learning and assessment

    Throughout your Apprenticeship 

    You will be given access to a dedicated e-portfolio system called E-Track to help manage your training programme. E-Track allows you to upload your work to your Assessor and get feedback in-between visits; it also shows your progression through the apprenticeship.

    You will learn by completing some of the following elements:

    • One-to-one teaching, learning and assessment.
    • Workshops.
    • Online virtual learning.
    • Webinars.
    • Online interactive resource suite.


    At the end of the apprenticeship, we’ll prepare you for the end-point assessment.

  • Career Progression

    A career in business is filled with opportunities to move up the ladder, across disciplines – it can even take you abroad.

    Click here to view our Business Career Path!