Business Administrator

Business Administrators are required to possess knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied across a range of sectors. Business Administrators can often be required to work independently and as part of a team.
Business Administrators develop the skills they need to progress towards management responsibilities, and may be expected to implement, maintain and improve administrative services.

Key Responsibilities

To support the overall well-being and running of the business by conducting day to day administrative duties. This may include a wide range of different tasks, some of which may include: reception duties, office management, liaising with customers or clients, invoicing, scheduling or dealing with external suppliers.

A successful business administrator is flexible to take on new duties as they arise, in a timely, discreet and supportive manner.

Programme Level

Level 3


Expected duration of 12 to 18 months

Job Roles

Specific job roles may include: Business Administrators, Project Administrators, Personal Assistants, Receptionists or Team Coordinators.

Delivery Method

Apprentices should work for at least 30 hours per week, including 'Off the Job' Training. The 20% training is delivered by Creative Sport & Leisure, either at the workplace, off-site or via e-learning. The training is specifically tailored to ensure your apprentices develop the skills they will need to thrive in your workplace, giving apprentices a real advantage with career progression and allow the employer to build a future workforce.


Upon successful completion, the business administrator route may be a gateway to further career opportunities, such as management or senior support roles.

Find out more

To find out more about this Apprenticeship, either as an employer or prospective learner, contact us at for more information. You can also view the Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standardon the Institute of Apprenticeships website.