Higher Apprenticeship in Business and Professional Administration


Level: 4

Functional Skills: Not Applicable

On programme duration: Minimum of 18 Months

Who is it for? This apprenticeship is suitable for a variety of roles including Office Manager; Administration Team Leader; Personal Assistant; Business Development Executive.

The Higher Apprenticeship in Business and Professional Administration is an excellent way to gain an industry-recognised qualification, proving competence within your job role. The aim of this apprenticeship framework is to provide employers in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors with a business and administration workforce who have the skills, knowledge and competencies to support business systems, processes and services and who can contribute to making businesses more efficient and productive.

Apprentices must complete:

  • The NVQ Diploma in Business Administration—which is the competence required by business and administration service professionals at this level.
  • The BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration—is the knowledge based qualification which will provide learners with the required underpinning knowledge and understanding to successfully demonstrate competence.