Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3

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This programme develops an administrator’s existing skills to produce a member of staff who delivers their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity.

Course Information

With the apprenticeship, you will become a well-rounded member of staff who understands how their administration role fits into the business as a whole. Although you will not need to be in a management position to complete this programme, you will need to show people management skills through coaching or mentoring.


Benefits / Skills

  • Using multiple IT packages
  • Recording and producing documents
  • Making decisions that your role
  • Developing interpersonal skills
  • Communicating effectively
  • Ensuring quality and continuous improvement
  • Planning and organisation
  • Managing projects
  • Entry Requirements

    The employer will agree entry requirements for these apprenticeships and these will depend on the role that they are advertising.

    Please check that you meet all essential criteria before applying for a position, you can find the details of these on the full vacancy description (links below). If you are unsure about this please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team on 0113 284 6464.

    Career Progression

    Senior Administrator

    As a senior administrator you will coordinate duties within the office. In addition, you will manage stakeholder engagement, create and distribute documents to internal staff and will mentor new staff.

    Team Leader

    As a team leader you will manage a small team of
    staff to meet business requirements. In addition, you will ensure the training
    and development of staff and improvement of processes. You will also oversee the
    quality of administration provision.

    Personal Assistant (PA)

    As a PA you will support senior managers and
    executives with daily clerical tasks. In addition, you will organise meetings,
    schedule travel and accommodation and will provide statistical and budget

    Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:


  • Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship
  • Level 6 Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship Level 4
  • Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship Level 4
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    Course Details

    Study Type

    Full time

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    Course Facts


    Business administration apprenticeships account for 30% of all apprenticeship starts nationally.

    Extra Curriculum

    94.7% of apprentices found our college induction useful and provided them with the knowledge required for their course.

    Labour Market

    Those who complete apprenticeships are said to earn £100,000 more throughout their lifetime than other employees do.

    Course FAQs

    I do not have time to write a job description. Is this something you can help with?

    Yes, once you have sent in an enquiry to the college, a business engagement advisor will be allocated to you. They are experienced within your sector and will be there to support you through the full recruitment process of your apprentice.

    What if my apprentice leaves?

    We hope to find you the right match for your job role but if the apprentice we place leaves, simply contact your allocated business engagement advisor to discuss options for a replacement. If you can’t find the details of your advisor, you can contact the main team on 0113 284 6464.

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