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Business Services (Administration) Level 2/3 at AMRC Training Centre

Course description

This apprenticeship is about playing an important support role within a business or organisation operating in the engineering or manufacturing sector.

Administrators handle the day-to-day tasks in an office and make sure things run smoothly – 97% of employers say that effective administration is essential to their business, so their role is crucial.

As a business administration apprentice, your exact duties will depend on your employer. It’s likely that you will be working with a team or other members of staff to handle a variety of tasks. 

You could find yourself typing up board meeting documents, putting financial information together in spreadsheets, or providing reception services.

This sort of work requires a flexible and positive approach along with a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and good communication skills.


Course content

You will study the theoretical and practical skills required to complete NVQ Level 2 and 3 qualification in Business and Administration. 

Alongside this you will study Employee Rights and Responsibilities; Functional Skills in English, Maths and IT; and through study and participation in a range of enhancement and enrichment activities, the course will help you develop your skills in communication, critical and creative thinking, problem solving and team work.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s A-C – Must include mathematics and English.


Work place assessment and examination.

Financial information

The Apprenticeship age group funding is a follows -

16 to 18: fully funded, 19 to 23: 50% of the costs covered,  23+: full costs need to be covered.

Average apprenticeship salary is in the region from £6,3490+ dependant on your employer.

Based on 37 hrs per week as a working week.

Future opportunities

On completion of your Level 2 Apprenticeship you may progress on to our Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration.

One of the great things about business and administration is the range of skills you will develop. With your transferable skills, you could begin a career in areas such as finance, human resources and marketing.

Administration roles are also an excellent starting point to move into management once you have more experience.

Further information

Applicants must be employed status i

For further information contact the recruitment team

0114 2229958

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 09 November 2017
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    • The AMRC is a global centre of excellence for industry-focused machining and materials research. We work with companies from around the world, and have brought in millions of pounds of investment to the region.

      The AMRC Training Centre opened its doors for the first time in October 2013. Our brand new Training Centre is state of the art and offers a variety of learning pathways for you to consider, from engineering to business administration.

      Many employers have already signed up for their apprentices to learn at our centre, including Firth Rixon, Newburgh, Rolls-Royce and Tata Steel - in fact over 40 companies at the last count.  We also take on our own apprentices to work as part of the wider AMRC group, who specialise in research and development for advanced manufacturing.

      The AMRC Training Centre is led by a team of industrialists who have experienced the challenges of developing world-class talent, and learning specialists who understand the requirements of the manufacturing sector.

      We will work with you and your employer to give you the best possible start to your career. It's such a great time to choose to be an apprentice and you can't fail to be impressed by our new training centre.