The Business Administration apprenticeships are designed to provide work-based training, development and new learning opportunities, to develop your knowledge and skills within the workplace. Every business needs effective administration and that need remains whatever else changes in terms of new products and services, new technologies and new organisational structures.

Employees suitable for Level 2 Business & Administration apprenticeship usually undertake a range of routine tasks in different work contexts. They have some autonomy but are usually supervised.

Job titles could include:

  • Administration Assistant
  • Clerical Assistant
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Filing/Records Clerk
  • Junior Secretary
  • Office Clerk

Administrators suitable for the level 3 apprenticeship undertake a wide range of complex tasks in a variety of work contexts. They have a high degree of autonomy and responsibility and may provide some supervisory support.

Job titles could include:

  • Administration Clerk
  • Administration Officer
  • Administration Team Leader
  • Database Clerk
  • Executive Officer
  • Office Supervisor
  • Personal Assistant (PA)
  • Secretary

As a Business and Administration apprentice, your exact duties will depend on your employer but could include:

  • Typing up board meeting documents
  • Putting financial information together in spreadsheets
  • Sending the daily post
  • Faxing and photocopying confidential documents
  • Using computer to input and update records
  • Using telephone to take and make calls
  • Taking messages
  • Supervising staff