Business Administration

  • Apprenticeship lasts 1-2 years.
  • Training is completed largely in the workplace and through day-release at HWGTA
  • As well as the Apprenticeship qualification, the Apprenticeship may also provide the opportunity to undertake further qualifications and attend a residential course. Functional skills in English and Maths may be required.
  • Apprentices must complete 20% off job training.
  • Applicants entering the programme at a level 2 (with a view to progress to level 3) may have the option to undertake the Business Administration level 2 diploma as a bolt on to the Customer Service level 2 Apprenticeship.
  • Apprenticeships offer a debt free, direct route into employment.
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Main Components

  • A Vocational qualification in Business Administration including all theory and assessment.
  • Functional skills in Maths and English where required.
  • End Point Assessment

Career Options

  • Receptionist
  • Office Manager
  • Personal Assistant
  • Sales Executive
  • Administrator
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Personnel Assistant Administrator
  • Any vocation could benefit from this qualification

Top benefits for applying

  • Studying a Business Administration Apprenticeship you will gain a professional qualification and learn key business knowledge.
  • Develop in roles such as Finance, Marketing, Customer Service with potential for progression to Management roles.
  • Apprenticeships offer a debt free, direct route into employment.
  • Every type of company, of any size needs administrators to ensure the smooth running of the business.

Entry requirements

  • Good GCSE grades (Grade 4 or above in Maths and English) or equivalent are desirable.
  • Commitment, determination and enthusiasm!
  • Level 3 Apprentices must have prior experience in administration and an appropriate job role.


  • Apply to HWGTA by carefully completing our application form.
  • All applicants undergo assessment and interviews.
  • We offer a rolling programme enabling starts all year round.
  • Companies make the final recruitment decision and all Apprenticeship places are employed positions.

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