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Business Administrator

The Role: Business administration is the beating heart of any business and allows organisations to run smoothly and reach their potential. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team where you will be implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services.

Apprenticeship overview

Engaging with different parts of the organisation and interacting with internal and external customers, adding value and contributing to the overall efficiency.

15 – 18 Months
Qualification Type
Qualification Achieved
Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
Programme Delivery

  • Facilitated Workshops
  • E-learning
  • 1-to-1 coaching
  • Collaborative learning
  • Shadowing
  • Mentoring

The Person:

  • You have excellent time management skills.
  • You love solving problems and improving processes.
  • You enjoy collaborating with different people on projects.
  • You are a great communicator.
  • You are adaptable and motivated.

Responsibilities often include: 

  • Supporting with general administrative tasks.
  • Maintaining records.
  • Invoicing, and negotiating agreements with internal & external stakeholders.
  • Preparing and editing documents.
  • Taking meeting minutes and recording actions.
  • Communicating with stakeholders via telephone, email and letter.
  • Arranging and booking meetings and travel.

Typical Employers:

  • Corporations and companies.
  • Government and public sector.
  • Non-profit and charitable organisations.
  • Educational institutions.

Key Skills for Business Administrators:

  • Leadership skills
  • Organisation
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Good communication skills
  • Positive attitude

Why MetaGedu Apprenticeships?

First Line Manager
  •  The knowledge, skills and behaviours you need to succeed
  • Custom-designed apprenticeships
  • Use what you learn immediately in the workplace
  • Personal attention and support for all apprentices
  • Career development and mentoring programme