Business Admin and Management Apprenticeships

Improve and achieve: well-organised and motivated teams deliver results

As an apprentice in the broad field of business and administration, you could find yourself working for a business (large or small), in the public sector (such as the civil service) or in any number of charitable and voluntary organisations in the UK (or world).

If you’re highly motivated, organised, a people-person and goal-orientated – a career in business and administration are likely to be for you. Every role in an organisation plays their part in its success; from the administrators who coordinate and implement office procedures, though to senior leaders who shape the strategy and define the working culture.

The new Apprenticeship Standards have been created with sectors employers, so you can be sure that you're learning the knowledge and practical skills employers' really value. In the last five years over 3,000 apprentices have trained with us.

Level 2 Business Admin

Duration:
450 hours, of which, 229 hours are recommended as guided learning hours

Work in:

  • Public, private or charitable sector

Good to know:

  • Assessed by a portfolio of evidence
  • Apprenticeship Framework

Every organisation relies on its skilled administrators; their role is to make sure that the office is organised and running smoothly.

This Level 2 qualification will develop your communication skills within a business environment. You’ll learn about (and put into practice) how to develop business documents and information management best practices.

You’ll develop your technical skills including preparing text from notes using touch typing. As a business administrator, you’ll likely to be involved in maintaining and issuing stationery and supplies, administering the recruitment and selection process and contributing to the development and implementation of an information system.

Level 3 Team Leader Supervisor

Duration:
12 months

Work in:

  • Small and large businesses
  • Public sector
  • Charitable sector

Good to know:

  • Apprenticeship Standard

As a Team Leader / Supervisor you’ll be trusted to manage teams and projects to meet a private, public or voluntary organisation's goals.

This is a first line management role – and you can expect to take on operational responsibility for a team, working together to achieve a specific goal or project.

You can expect to lead, manage and motivate your team, managing their workloads to ensure that tasks are completed. You’ll be a go-to person for resolving questions or conflicts in the team – and you’ll be responsible for their wellbeing and development at work.

As a team leader, you may need to represent your team’s work to other parts of the organisation and build relationships with other teams/departments to get things done.

This Apprenticeship Standard qualification has been designed by 30 leading employers, so you can be sure that it meets the needs of the modern economy. Designed by: Virgin Media, Barclays Bank, Balfour Beatty and the BBC (to name a few).

Full specification: Team Leader Supervisor, Apprenticeship Standard

Level 3 Business Administrator

Duration:
18 months

Work in:

  • Small and large businesses
  • Public sector
  • Charitable sector

Good to know:

  • Apprenticeship Standard

As a Business Administrator you’ll support and engage with different parts of the organisation, as well as interacting with internal or external customers. Remember, behind every successful organisation is a skilled administrator.

 

With key technical skills across: IT, record and document production, business communications, planning and organisation and decision making; you’ll find that the role of a Business Administrator is varied and right at the centre of things.

You may work independently or as part of a team to will involve developing, implement, maintain and improve administrative services.

This Apprenticeship Standard qualification has been designed by 43 leading employers and industry bodies, so you can be sure that it meets the needs of industry. Designed by: Npower, Capita Group and Homebase (to name a few).

Full specification: Business Administrator, Apprenticeship Standard

Level 5 Operations Departmental Manager

Duration:
30 months

Work in:

  • Small and large businesses
  • Public sector
  • Charitable sector

Good to know:

  • Apprenticeship Standard

Operations Departmental Managers manage teams and projects in line with a private, public or voluntary organisation's operational or departmental strategy.

As a leader your actions and approaches will set the working culture for your team; discover how to create happy, high-performing teams. Learn best-practice techniques for everything from financial planning to the effective use of IT and from SWOT analysis to coaching and mentoring approaches. This apprenticeship is designed to develop you into a capable, well-informed leader.

This Apprenticeship Standard qualification has been designed by 30 leading employers, so you can be sure that it meets the needs of the modern economy. Designed by: Sainsburys, Co-op and Santander UK plc (to name a few).

Full specification: Operations Departmental Manager, Apprenticeship Standard

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