Business administration skills are essential in today’s competitive market place with an increased reliance on these functions to develop with the pace of change.
The term ‘administration’ covers roles that involve organising people and resources, including, executive assistants, secretaries, receptionists, administration assistants, data entry clerks and office juniors.
Without them, information would be hard to find, meetings would be missed and businesses would be less productive.
One of the great things about a business & administration qualification is that you can work almost anywhere. With your transferable skills you could be working in a bank, a hospital for a record company or even for a charity.
This qualification is an excellent starting point to move into management when you have more experience.
As a Business and Administration Apprentice, your exact duties will depend on your employer. It’s likely that you’ll be working with a team or member of staff to handle various tasks.
You may be typing up board meeting documents, putting financial information together in spreadsheets, sending the daily post, or faxing and photocopying confidential documents.
This sort of work requires a strong sense of responsibility, accuracy and attention to detail.
Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT at Level 1
As part of the programme you will achieve qualifications in English and Maths at Level 1. You may not need to undertake one or both of the functional skill qualifications if you already hold a relevant qualification to the same or higher level.