Business Administration Level 2 and 3

Business Administration Level 2 and 3

Our Business Administration apprenticeship is ideally suited to those people who wish to pursue or develop a career in business. It combines practical training with real on the job work experience in one of many varied job roles. You'll spend time being trained by your employer and our qualified assessors on how to develop skills within an office/business environment.

Entry Requirements

Ideally you should have a minimum of grade C in both maths and English. If you do not hold these minimum grades, you will be assessed on your ability to complete the programme and will undertake Functional Skills classes to improve your skills.

Business administration is relevant to hundreds of job roles - so it’s a great foundation for getting into any industry - from retail or banking to recruitment or healthcare. You could become an administrator, receptionist or junior secretary. During your Apprenticeship you’ll develop skills that are valuable to employers in any sector.


These qualifications are delivered entirely in the workplace and not in a college environment.

Where could this lead?

Once you’ve achieved your Apprenticeship, you could go on to complete further education and qualifications, such as a Business Administration Advanced Apprenticeship. You could also complete Advanced Apprenticeships or qualifications in subjects related to business administration, like customer service, retail, or recruitment.

After your Apprenticeship, you could also complete further training to progress your career to senior roles such as administration executive/officer, administration team leader, personal assistant or secretary.

Axia Solutions is an Ofsted Grade 1 training provider, ranked as outstanding by inspectors. Operating independently, it is a wholly owned subsidiary of Newcastle and Stafford College Group (NSCG), delivering a range of vocational training programmes designed to meet the demands of individuals and employers.

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Business Administration

Candidates will receive an induction and initial assessment to determine their individual training needs.

Course Content

The Business Administration Intermediate Level Apprenticeship Framework is made up of four components. To be successful, all four elements must be completed and achieved.

Practical and Technical Element: C&G Diploma in Business Administration

Your Diploma is built from a selection of mandatory and optional units. We'll help you put together the right combination to fit your job role and the way you want to develop your career.


Communication in a business environment Manage personal performance and developmentDevelop working relationships with colleaguesPrinciples of providing administrative servicesPrinciples of business document production and information managementUnderstand employer organisation

Optional: you'll choose four to eleven units from the optional section. Popular choices include:

Provide reception servicesProduce business documentsHandle mailUse and maintain office equipment

Functional Skills in Maths Level 1 and English Level 1.

Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

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