Business Administrator – Level 3 apprenticeship


Who is this apprenticeship suitable for?

Suitable for employees in business roles which include administration tasks, our Level 3 apprenticeship enables you to gain a professional qualification and develop your skills and knowledge while you work. Depending on the job role, your tasks will vary greatly and could include preparing notes, producing documents, organising events, setting up and maintaining filing systems, using software packages, monitoring risk and administering budgets. You will be required to work independently and/or as part of a team and will be involved in developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. You will develop key skills and behaviours to support your own progression towards management responsibilities.

Typical roles that this apprenticeship will support are Administration Assistant, Personal Assistant, Office Assistant, Legal or Medical Secretary, Administration Supervisor and Receptionist or Reception Supervisor.

Key apprenticeship information
  • Suitable For
    This apprenticeship is suitable for: Anyone in a business role that has administrative responsibility
  • Suitable For
    Title of embedded diploma/qualification City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma for the Business Administrator
  • Suitable For
    End-point assessment organisation: City & Guilds
  • Suitable For
    How long will this apprenticeship take to complete: 12 months apprenticeship + 8 weeks End Point Assessment
  • Suitable For
    Cost: Non-levy employer contribution (5%) - £250 & levy paying employer contribution - £5000

What will you learn on the apprenticeship?

The Business Administrator Level 3 apprenticeship provides you with a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours, which can be gained working across an organisation and its processes. Our apprenticeship is expertly tailored to the role of a business administrator and by the end of the course, you will:

  • Have a firm grounding within organisational operations, functional processes, and the wider working environment.
  • Gain skills spanning IT, record and document production, decision making, planning and organising and project management.
  • Be able to manage and lead business activities like coaching activities and chairing meetings.

Our training will create a concrete platform for your professional development within business administration by providing you with practical opportunities to apply and embed your knowledge and skills.

You’ll focus on understanding business fundamentals, communication skills and managing relationships with your peers, managers and customers. This apprenticeship will develop your administrative potential and prepare you to progress to a more senior role.


Business Administration Apprenticeships FAQs

How Long Does A Business Administration Apprenticeship Take?

Typically, for a level 3 business administration apprenticeship, the average time frame spans from 12 to 18 months. This average can fluctuate depending on the employer and which course you decide to take.

What Can I Do With A Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship?

A level 3 business administration apprenticeship can open a variety of doors for a wide variety of learners. Some potential progression opportunities are:

Administration Officer
Administration Executive
Administration Team Leader
A Personal Assistant or Secretary

We provide our partners with exceptional Business Administration training

What our apprentices have to say

“I have used every opportunity to incorporate the topics learnt during my business administrator apprenticeship within my job role in order to get to know the administrative side of the Council”

Zoe Case – South Cambridgeshire Council, Housing Administrative Apprentice

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