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Business Administrator Apprenticeship


Business Administrators are needed in every business, public and private sector to work in offices and dealing with everyday administration tasks.

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Business Administrator

The Business administrator has 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, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.


The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers. With a focus on adding value, the role of business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation, through support of functional areas,working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required allows the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills.

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These qualifications are for learners who work in any industry. It is not just for school leavers and employers can use the Levy (in England) to upskill existing employees into a new role or to qualify in their current role.

It will require 20% off the Job time (OJT) to study and we can record this on our systems. We are on the Register of Apprenticeship Training providers (RoATP) and can be found on the Government Website.

Qualification that the Business Administrator Apprentice will achieve:

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration


These qualifications give learners the opportunity to:

-develop and demonstrate technical and wider sector-related knowledge to underpin competence in the job roles stated above. This includes the knowledge covering the broader cross-organisation processes such as business innovation, financial management and marketing, as well as the principles and practices underpinning the tasks and responsibilities related to the job roles above such as methods of communication and information management.

-develop and demonstrate a range of technical skills and behaviours that supports competence in the job roles stated above. These include developing and managing administrative systems, processes and staff. For example, using a range of internal and external communication methods and the systems that support them, organising diaries, meetings and travel, managing resources and facilities, managing administrative processes and systems and supervising staff.

-develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning through the development of personal, learning and thinking skills (PLTS).

-have existing skills recognised

-achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification


Typical Job Roles as a Business Administrator

-Personal Assistant

-Office Executive

-Office Supervisor


For further information on the specific role, please click here.

Knowledge & Competence Combined

Mandatory Units

Unit 01 – Communicate in a Business environment

Unit 02 – Manage Personal and Professional Development

Unit 03 – Principles of Business Communication and Information

Unit 04 – Principles of Administration

Unit 05 – Principles of Business

Course Team


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Awarding Organisation (AO)

Pearson (Edexcel)


Assignments, Exam/Test, Portfolio of Evidence


12 Months