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L3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship


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. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining

The 12-15 month Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship will  empower those in business administration roles to confidently communicate with stakeholders. Developing those skills needed to effectively support and engage with colleagues and employees from various parts of the organisation.

In addition, they will be exposed to modern techniques and principles of business administration, which can be applied to their role and daily activities.



Funding Band: £5,000 

If you are a levy paying employer, you can use your levy funds for this programme. If you are an SME and don’t pay into the government levy, then you can get funding of at least 95% for this programme.

Course Description

The Business Administrator Level 3 apprenticeship programme is a comprehensive and hands-on training experience designed to prepare individuals for a successful career in any sector. A perfect stepping stone to becoming a team leader or professional in your own sector.

The responsibilities of the role as a Business Administrator are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers. With a focus on adding value, the role of business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required allows the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills.

The business administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity – showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others.

Curriculum contains modules and themes such as:

  • Team building
  • Business regulation and legislation
  • Communication
  • Stakeholder management
  • Project management


Duration / Delivery Model

12 – 15 Months

The Business Administrator L3 apprenticeship programme is delivered as a flexible blended approach whereby individuals join a cohort training programme, followed with continuous ‘on the job‘ training sessions and receive dedicated 1-2-1 coaching sessions on a monthly basis. 

Alternatively, to suit employers S&A Academy cater for large levy organisations and SMEs to design and create bespoke content and delivery with a collective group of individuals from the same organisation. This apprenticeship is  suited for employees up-skilling whilst doing their existing roles or newly recruited business professionals.

End Point Assessment (EPA)

  • Knowledge based test
  • Portfolio based interview
  • Project improvement & presentation