Business Adminstration Apprenticeships & Qualifications

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About Business and Administration

We are experts at training and upskilling people working in business and administration roles.

Business administrators have highly transferrable skills for all sectors to support and engage with different parts of an organisation and external customers. They contribute to:

  • Organisational efficiency
  • Stakeholder relations 
  • Project management 
  • Policy and processes. 

With our expertise, we can support the development of the right skills, behaviors and knowledge to support your organisational efficiencies, with an apprenticeship that gives learners a nationally recognised qualification. 

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Apprenticeships can support the evolving needs of making your business operate efficiently

What qualifications will you gain: 

Business Administrator Standard at Level 3 

  • Functional Skills maths Level 2 
  • Functional Skills English Level 2

Entry requirements

You don’t always need academic qualifications for this apprenticeship, but employers usually look for good GCSE grades in maths and English. 

You must also be employed in a business administration role for at least 16 hours per week. 

Length of Course 

15 to 18 months 


This depends on the size of the employer, but you can discuss this with one of our friendly team. 

The learning experience

Industry expert coaches 

Free access to an online learning library 

Free Microsoft 365 account during study

Free student discount card

Monthly webinars

Individual coaching and mentoring sessions

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Are you an employer?

Apprenticeships are a cost-effective way of upskilling your teams to have the right knowledge and behaviours to enable future success, through your people.

Delivery can also be tailored to your organisation's learning and development needs, with expertise in navigating the skills system and funding to get the most out of apprenticeships.

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Apprenticeship funding

Understanding how to fund apprenticeships can seem complicated. As experts, we can guide you through the process and help you to make the most of funding options that are available to you, either as an SME or a larger Levy-paying organisation. 

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Slides showing the apprenticeship levy process
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Employer support

Are you looking for more information on how apprenticeships can benefit your business?

We have a wealth of resources available to help guide you through the process and explain how we can support you at every step.

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Frequently asked questions

Contact us using this form and select employer enquiry.

We will then be in touch to gather your requirements and discuss the best approach to get your vacancy live.

On our website and on the National Apprenticeship Service’s website, which is  a national online recruitment system. 

It’s managed by us. Once we have your information, we’ll add  your vacancy to the National Apprenticeship Service website and monitor the number of applications.

We’ll  firstly filter the applications based on  what you’re looking for in a candidate. To comply with regulations, the applications will be sent via a secure file sharing system. 

Just let us know the name of the person and we’ll arrange a meeting with you to organise their apprenticeship programme.

We can always extend your closing date or re-advertise your vacancy at a later date. 

You’re not under any obligation to recruit someone from the site, but if you do, you’ll have to make sure they’re signed up to an apprenticeship programme with Total People. 

In addition,  we’ll promote your vacancy for free in our weekly applicant newsletter and highlight the vacancy on our homepage carousel.  We’ll also promote your vacancy on our social media channels.