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Business Administration at Skills Made Easy

Course description

Business Administration.

Are you keen to take responsibility for your career, but also organising and supporting the work of others?

Then Skills Made Easy has just the apprenticeship for you!  Business and Administration apprentices typically work in an office and they play a really important role in helping organisations to run efficiently..

As an apprentice you are likely to have a range of different duties and you can expect the role to be varied. Most importantly you will learn a lot about the business you work for and how it is run, and your tasks are likely to include answering and making phone calls, setting up and preparing for meetings, keeping records, and producing documents as well as undertaking other types of office duties including photocopying and managing post. You should be able to gain good communication skills as you will constantly be working with people.

The ability to gain excellent IT skills is very important in administration roles as you will be expected to be able to reply to emails, take notes and prepare documents for meetings. You may also be required to prepare financial information as well as handle confidential information.

Course content

Level 2 and Level 3 apprenticeships are avliable depending on your age and current qualifications but also the industry you choose.

You will obtain an NVQ certificate or diploma and technical qualifications in your particular employment area and essential qualifications in Maths and English to support your ongoing development.

You will be guided by your assessor who will work with you one-to-one throughout your apprenticeship. What skills will I learn? What you learn as an apprentice will depend on your role and the type of business, but this can include:

• Interpersonal skills

• Diary management

• Customer service skills

• Microsoft Office • Use of various technology

• Event/Project management


Entry requirements

Minimum of Level 4 in Maths and English.

The candidate should have good communication skills. The ability to develop a good telephone manner and strong IT skills are vital.

Candidates are expected to be reliable, punctual and accurate with their work, and have a willingness to learn.

Future opportunities

Admin apprenticeships can lead to many different jobs, including office juniors, executive assistants, receptionists, administrators and secretaries. Your apprenticeship could lead to building a career within this industry and the potentially progress to a higher or degree apprenticeship.

Further information

How to apply

Students attending a school that is using ucasprogress should apply via the ucasprogress website.


Others can contact us direct

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: 11 October 2017

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