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

    How do I know that the employer environment is safe?

    Leeds City College has a responsibility for the safeguarding for all of its learners. We conduct safety checks on all of our employers to ensure the environment our apprentices are working in is compliant with health and safety laws and has minimised any potential risks related to their job role.

    This will be my child’s first job. Is there any support available to get them ready?

    Yes, they will be brought in to the college for an information session prior to being sent to an employer. This session will cover information on apprenticeships and an introduction to employability topics such as interview techniques and CV writing. If your child requires further support, we have a link with a local authority for further employability training.

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