Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship (FBMS)

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code BC49
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.


You will study units from the list below which relate to your job role. You will also study:

  • Communicate in a business environment
  • Manage personal and professional development
  • Principles of business communication and information
  • Principles of administration
  • Principles of business
  • Contribute to the improvement of business performance
  • Negotiate in a business environment
  • Prepare text from shorthand (60 wpm)
  • Prepare text from recorded audio instruction (40 wpm)
  • Create bespoke documents
  • Monitor information systems
  • Provide administration support in schools
  • Manage an office facility
  • Organise business travel or accommodation
  • Using e mail
  • Chair and lead meetings
  • Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Develop a presentation
  • Deliver a presentation
  • Administer human resources records
  • Administer the recruitment and selection process
  • Administer parking statutory parking and traffic appeals
  • Provide administrative support in schools
  • Administer legal files
  • Build legal case files
  • Manage legal case files
  • Implement change

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in College and in your place of work.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, plus GCSE English at grade 4 or above OR have completed a Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship

You will need to find an employer to employ you as an apprentice. Please see our Apprenticeship vacancies.

You will need to be at least 16 years of age

Your next steps...

Upon completion you could progress onto the Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Business Administration or apply for job roles including:

Administration Officer / Executive

Administration Team Leader / Office Supervisor

Personal Assistant