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Business and Administration

Business and Administration (Intermediate Apprenticeship)

Hull Business Training Centre

2 Charlotte Street Mews, Hull, HU1 3BP

Telephone: 01482 211714

Website: www.hbtc.co.uk

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This Apprenticeship is about playing an important support role within a business or organisation.

Administrators handle the day-to-day tasks in an office and make sure things run smoothly – 97% of employers say that effective administration is essential to their business, so they do a crucial job.

The term ‘administration’ covers roles that involve organising people and resources, including, executive assistants, secretaries, 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.



What will you be learning?

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.

One of the great things about business and administration is that you can work almost anywhere. With your transferable skills, you could be working in a record company or a charity. Administration roles are also an excellent starting point to move into management once you have more experience.



  • Administrator / Business Support Officer
  • Office Junior
  • Receptionist
  • Junior Legal Secretary
  • Junior Medical Secretary
  • Medical Receptionist



The Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business and Administration consists of the following:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business and Administration (QCF)
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Application of Number
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Communication
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in ICT

You may be exempt from some of the above depending on previous qualifications.


Start Date: To begin at any time

Duration: 12 months or more (Work Based)

Hours spent per week: 37.5 hrs

How is it delivered?

As an Apprenticeship is work based learning you will spend the majority of your time with the employer. You will have contact with your assessor whilst at work and they will come to see you in the work place every 4-8 weeks to do reviews. You will also attend half day training sessions at the Training Centre where you will work on your knowledge based qualifications.

Availability: 2017-2018

Who can do it?

Age Range: 16-19, 19+

What will you be working towards?

Skills Sector: Business, Administration and Law

Awarding Body: CFA

Type: Apprenticeship

Level: Level 2

Entry Requirements:

If you are organised and have a keen eye for detail then these positions would be perfect for you. No formal qualifications are required but you must have the ability to complete the QCF (NVQ) and Functional Skills (if applicable).

Additional Information

Course Contact: Nathan Gibson


Opportunity to go onto an Advanced Apprenticeship and the possibility to gain permanent employment.

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