Level 3

| 15 months

Business Administrator Apprenticeship

Gain practical business expertise for any industry.


This Business Administrator apprenticeship is aimed at entry-level and mid-level managers. The programme focuses on advancing key skills and organisational knowledge to support progression to management.

This course takes a minimum of 15 months to complete.

What is Business Administrator Apprenticeship?

Business administrators play a vital role in organisations and businesses, helping them run more efficiently. They complete a wide variety of administrative duties using good judgement, strong written and verbal communication skills and various IT software and systems.

Successful business administrators have an eagerness to learn, an ability to use their initiative and solve problems.

Business administrators can work on an individual basis or as part of a team, within organisations and industries of any size and type.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Using systems and technology for administrative tasks
  • Organised, thorough record keeping and correspondence
  • Making suggestions for improvements
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues and customers
  • Understanding and following rules, regulations and legislation
  • Problem-solving and complaints handling
  • Managing priorities, time and, in some cases, projects.


Employers will set their own entry requirements in order to start on this apprenticeship, but typically requires five GCSEs at Grade C or higher.


15 months


The Business Administrator role is a great foundation that can lead to further management or senior support roles within a business.

Cost / Funding

Levy Payers – £5,000

Non-Levy Payers – £300


Level 3

Functional skills

To complete the apprenticeship the apprentice must pass level 2 English and maths (or have the appropriate exemption certificate) before undertaking their end point assessment.

End assessment

The End Point Assessment (EPA) for the Business Administrator Apprenticeship includes:

  • Knowledge test
  • Portfolio based interview
  • Project presentation.

Professional support

HIT Training assigns a designated Vocational Trainer to each apprentice. Alongside the apprentice they will agree on a personal learning and development plan, setting a timetable of learning activities in preparation for the End Point Assessment (EPA).

The HIT Vocational Trainer will meet with the apprentice regularly either online or face to face to complete and review assessments, provide further coaching where required and agree the next steps of learning.

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