Advanced Apprenticeship in Business & Administration

This is usually a one year programme (but can be longer) for administrators who already have a level of experience in an administrative environment, and who are looking to develop their skills & knowledge. There are many options within the programme, so that the training can be tailored to suit your individual needs, but the apprenticeship would typically include things like:

  • Planning & organising your work
  • Verbal & written communication skills
  • Problem solving
  • The importance of diversity, confidentiality, minimising waste at work

+ many other options such as skills in customer service, running a team, information management, designing documents, depending on the needs of your business and your apprentice.

The apprenticeship will include achievement of:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Business & Administration
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English / Maths / ICT (although exemptions may apply)
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities Workbook
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills


To be eligible, the apprentice must:

  • Be working in a suitable environment with appropriate opportunities to develop their administration skills
  • Be employed with at least a one year contract
  • Be working at least 30 hours per week
  • Be aged 16 or over
  • Not have any existing qualifications at Level 4 or over (or equivalent)

Contact Gold Standard to find out more about this apprenticeship