Business Administrator, Level Three Apprenticeship

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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, 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.

The business administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity – showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others.

What will I study?

  • IT skills
  • Record and documentation production
  • Decision making
  • Planning and organisation
  • Quality
  • Business fundamentals and process
  • Project management
  • Professional behaviour and managing performance



How will I be assessed?

This course is achieved via the completion of a porfolio of evidence and successful completion of on-line tests.

Entry requirements

Candidates will ideally posses maths and English GCSE at Grade C/4 or above.

What next?

Further career opportunities, such as management and senior support roles.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Full Time 2018 Higher Education 2019 Summer Part-time course guide Apprenticeship Guide