Business & Administration

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

Administration is an integral function of most businesses. There are many specific skills that are needed to maintain an administration function within a business. An effective administration team contributes extensively to the business. An apprenticeship in Business & Administration helps to develop a skilled and efficient workforce.


iCQ Level 3 Diploma

Course Summary:

This apprenticeship will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required to work in an administration environment across all sectors. Administrators need a broad range of skills to work efficiently and to help increase productivity. This apprenticeship will provide these skills.


Suitable For:

This apprenticeship is suitable for those who have either undertaken an intermediate apprenticeship or looking to further consolidate their skills. Apprentices undertaking this should be in a role that includes a considerable amount of responsibility.


Programme Structure:

•Level 3 Diploma in Business & Administration

•Personal learning and thinking skills

•Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths, English and ICT

•Employee rights and responsibilities


Course Content Includes:

•Communicating in a business environment

•Managing personal and professional development

•Principles of business communication and information

•Principles of administration

•Principles of business



This apprenticeship is delivered directly into the workplace by way of teaching, support and assessment.


Entry Requirements:

Entrants must have the ability to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week with a contract of employment.



Apprentices who successfully complete the Advanced Apprenticeship can expect to progress within their chosen industry. This could include progression on to management training.


Minimum of 12 months

Awarding Body:

I Can Qualify (iCQ)