Business Administrator

Apprenticeship Level 3

business administrator apprenticeship

Business Administrator Apprenticeship

Designed for those who want to add value to the business

This Apprenticeship is suitable for new or current Employees that would benefit from learning how to contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of an organisation. This could be working across teams, resolving issues and adding value through support of functional areas. 

Key responsibilities are likely to include supporting and engaging with different parts of the organisation; and developing, implementing, and maintaining administrative services, improving them where necessary. 

Course breakdown

Overview of programme

The examples listed are examples of what the Business Administration Apprenticeship may include.

By selecting specified units, Apprentices can also work towards achievement of the Business Administration Certificate and in doing so will gain additional knowledge and skills, whilst also covering elements of the Level 3 Apprenticeship standard.


responsibilities efficiently and with integrity – showing a positive attitude


strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills


showing initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others

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On the job skills

That pay back

By completing the Level 3 Business Administrator  Apprenticeship, you will be developing a specific skill set and gaining the knowledge needed to succeed in the programme and job role. 

Here is a selection of some of the skills, knowledge and behaviours the Apprentice will acquire when completing the Apprenticeship.

Download our programme to find the full list and more information about this Apprenticeship.

Skills gained

Behaviours developed

Key information

Duration of Programme: 15 months

Programme Value: £5,000 (funded by Levy or Government funding depending on company size)

Qualifications Gained: L3 Standard in Business Administration, L3 Certificate in Business Administration, L2 Functional Skills maths and English (unless exempt with prior recognised learning)

To find out more about the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship, you can download our programme PDF.

You can find out more information on Apprenticeship Standards on the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education website.