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Business Admin


Business and Administration (Level 3)

This Apprenticeship is about playing an important support role within a business. This role will include administration and handling the day-to-day tasks in an office, making sure thing run smoothly.

Advanced qualifications NVQ Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration

This qualification includes: Functional Skills in English and Mathematics at Level 2, plus modules on Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PTLS).

Entry requirements

Minimum grade C in English and Maths (GCSE) or equivalent.

Delivery mode

Delivered in the workplace and one day a week at College.

Length of programme

Twelve-fifteen months

Some of the units covered

  • Manage own performance in a business environment 
  • Improve own performance in a business environment
  • Work in a business environment
  • Plan or organise meetings
  • Organise business travel or accommodation
  • Spreadsheet software

Job roles

Below are some of the job roles you could undertake upon completion of this course: 

  • Administration Officer
  • Executive Administration Team Leader
  • Office Supervisor
  • Personal Assistant
  • Secretary
  • Legal or Medical Secretary

Progression routes

With support and opportunities in the workplace, you can progress the Advanced Apprenticeships or go onto Further or Higher Education to undertake Business related or other such qualifications, including Foundation Degrees in areas such as: Business, Business Management or Business Administration.