Business Administration Apprenticeship Level 3

At this level you will need to have a high level of responsibility for your own work, whilst also contributing to the wider aims of your organisation or department.


You will employed in industry, earning a wage whilst gaining skills and qualifications employers need and value.

The apprenticeship will include:

  • combined knowledge and competency based qualification - level 3. Modules include:
    • manage own performance in a business environment
    • communicate in a business environment
    • manage personal and professional development
    • principles of business communication and information
    • principles of business
    • negotiate in a business environment
    • create bespoke business documents
    • develop a presentation
    • deliver a presentation
    • organise and deliver customer service
  • English - level 2
  • maths - level 2
  • ICT - level 2
  • employee rights and responsibilities


Possible job roles:

  • administration officer/executive
  • administration team leader/office supervisor
  • personal assistant
  • secretary
  • legal secretary
  • medical secretary

Entry Requirements

  • You must have an employer to support you through your apprenticeship and give you time off to attend college. Many people find their own job or are already employed but if not, college staff can help you find employment with a suitable employer
  • an appropriate level 2 apprenticeship
  • English and maths at 4 or above OR GCSE grade A*-C in English language and maths
  • experience of working in an office
  • good communication skills

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed at college and in the workplace. You will need to take exams for the technical certificate and Functional Skills elements of these apprenticeships.


You may wish to progress to a higher level apprenticeship which could include Business Administration, Customer Service or IT.

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Fees & Funding

As an apprentice it will not cost you anything to do the course.  If you are aged 19 or over, your employer will be expected to make a contribution of £300 towards your fees.


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    Huddersfield Centre

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    Kirklees College