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Business Plus (Diploma in Business Administration) at The Apprentice Academy

Course description

Do you want to earn while you learn in a way that is best suited to you?

Our Business Plus Apprenticeship is an excellent choice if you want to gain knowledge and expertise in the work place, and study for a qualification. During the programme you will learn a broad range of new skills and work alongside some of the most experienced and respected industry experts. 

What types of jobs are available?
  • Business/Sales/Customer Services Support
  • Marketing Administrator
  • Human Resources/Recruitment Support
  • Legal Administration Assistant
  • Financial Administration Assistant


Course content

Our Business Plus Apprenticeship is a 12-24 month programme designed for those young people who want to gain knowledge, skills and qualifications in the workplace. 
There is no theoretical knowledge – it's about getting hands-on pracrical experience while working towards a qualification - a real job with a full time salary. 
During the apprenticeship, you will learn from masters and specialists with years of industry knowledge, and gain valuable business and employability skills.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE grades A-D (one must be a grade C in English or Maths)


You need to attend our two-day assessment process:

Day 1: Familiarisation session and getting to know each other

Day 2: Providing the tools and techniques you need to secure the job you want, with a full day of interview preparation and training.


Financial information

You will earn a starting salary of between £124 to £230+ per week, and the salary will vary depending on each employer.


Future opportunities

All the employers we work are committed to investing long term in their employees, therefore the chances of being offered a permanent jobs are high.


  • 84% of our apprentices achieve their qualification – 15% above the average national rate.
  • 93% of apprentices who start our apprentice programme complete it successfully and gain their qualification — compared to a regional average of 69.7%.


You can also check out our career journey video of one of our former apprentices.

Further information

What we will do for you
  • Introduce you to great jobs with high starting salaries and real career development opportunities.
  • Match you to job vacancies that fit your skills and interests.
  • Provide an intensive and personal job preparation service to help you stand out from other candidates including CV writing, interview techniques and interpersonal skills.
  • Secure an apprenticeship before you leave school so you can feel more confident about your future.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Apprentice Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 October 2015
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