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Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standard: Business Administrator

Lead the pack, with skills critical to business functions in any sector. With our Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship you’ll set yourself up for your career with an in-demand qualification, showing you’ve got what it takes to manage responsibility and handle business operations effectively. 

Qualified Performance Coaches that bring their first-hand experience to your learning
Work with experts to create a tailored learning plan, unique to your career goals
Build a strong foundation in the essentials of business operations

Apprenticeship Overview

Build the foundations to your career with the Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship, combining practical knowledge and skills into one package. You’ll become an outstanding written and verbal communicator, able to take the initiative and be confident in managing business priorities. Throughout the programme you’ll also develop innovative strategies to support business operations and coordinate between departments, from planning and organising to record-keeping and quality control. 

Who is the programme for?

The Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship is ideal for roles that include administration tasks, such as: 

  • Business Administrators 

  • Business Coordinators 

  • Team Leaders / Supervisors 

Where will the programme take you?

Get your career on track with the foundational skills you need to stand out and make an impact. You’ll gain a qualification that shows you’ve got what it takes to manage resources and responsibilities in line with business objectives, while developing critical communication skills. 

Once you’ve finished the course, you’ll be able to further your progression through the Level 4 Associate Project Management Apprenticeship. 

Who's eligible?

Eligibility can vary depending on the requirements of the individual employer, but typically includes: 

  • A minimum of five GCSEs with grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), including English and maths 


  • Relevant work experience 

To apply for this programme you must be employed in a relevant role. 

Apprenticeship information

15 months
Start Dates
February, June and October
Application deadline
6 weeks before start date
Study modes
Online live teaching and performance coaching, professional workshops and work based projects
£5,000levy funded
Free for Learners
95% government funded for non-levy payers
Apprenticeship standard
Business Administrator

Choose the UK's leading apprenticeship provider

Your success is our businessWe begin with specialist onboarding and guidance – aligning your personal goals with wider business objectives – to craft plans that deliver maximum mutual impact.
Learn from the best, become the bestFully-qualified Performance Coaches and industry-leading tutors bring their firsthand expertise to studies – empowering you to become a master.
Best practice makes perfectHands-on learning through practical scenarios and our virtual learning platform ensures you have the knowhow to perform in the professional world.
Back-up that stacks upEducational psychologists and career mentors. Performance coaches and mental health specialists. You’ll have an entire multi-disciplinary team behind you.
AI predicted performanceWe don’t just plan performance. We predict it. Our AI-driven model uses data to anticipate progress, adjusting in real-time to optimise success.
See it for yourselfPerformance trackers mean you can share your performance with managers, keeping them up to speed with key insights to observe progress and create better outcomes.

Frequently asked questions

If you can’t find the answer to a question, our helpful advisors will be happy to help.

This is a Level 3 qualification and is equivalent to 2 A-Level passes at grade E+.

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