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Business Professional (L4) Apprenticeship


Type: Full Time

Subject: Business Administration, Management and Professional


Start Date: Please contact the Information Centre for start date information

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

18 months


Level 4

Who is it for

If you already have an employer and wish to apply for the Apprenticeship Course Click Apply Now!

Are you looking to start your career in a business environment?
Do you want to learn transferable skills?

Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. Business admin role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services within various departments.

Anyone living in England, over 16 and not in full–time education can apply.

Interview Skills Assessment

All candidates will be invited to a pre interview and initial assessments in English and Maths with the Apprenticeship Recruitment Officers.

What will I need

5 GCSEs (or academic equivalents) at Grade C/Level 4 or above including English and Maths plus 2 A–Levels – Grade C or above, or relevant work experience.

A suitable supportive employer who will guide you through your apprenticeship. Vacancies are advertised on our website ––vacancies/

What is covered

This Apprenticeship is designed to develop key skills, knowledge and behaviours to support progression towards management responsibilities. This course provides a holistic view of whole organisation processes and strategic development.

How is the course assessed

Coursework and practical observations.

What can this course lead to

Successful learners can continue to work within the business environment and gain promotion or learners could progress to university. Possible job roles could include: Sales and Marketing Administrator, Senior Administrator, Executive Assistant, HR Assistant, Supply Chain Administrator and Data Entry.

Are there any additional costs

Learners may need to purchase uniform and/or equipment depending on the employer.

Other details

Reality check!
Working in a business environment, it is important you are professional both in your manner and dress, especially in a business admin role, where you may be the first person a customer talks to when they walk into the company. Some offices are based in industrial sites or business parks on the outskirts of Peterborough and you will need to think about how you will travel to work and the travel costs. An Apprentice will work on average 30 hours a week, this may vary throughout the year dependent on work load.

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