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Business Administration Apprenticeship Level 2 (Luton)

If you are new to business administration then this intermediate Business Administration Apprenticeship will provide you with an excellent start to the subject. This course aims to meet the needs of the young or adult learner working in an administrative role, and will allow you to develop essential knowledge of how to carry out administrative tasks, such as managing information and supporting events. This course will combine the practical hands-on experience of the workplace with the knowledge and understanding gained through a College course.

Entry requirements

To begin this Apprenticeship you must be employed full-time in a relevant job role. We also recommend a minimum of four GCSES at grade D or above, including maths and English.

Course content

During this course you will study a range of topics, including:

  • Personal responsibilities and working in a business environment
  • Providing administrative services
  • Managing information and producing documents
  • Supporting business events
  • Maintaining stationery stock.

You will also study to achieve the following qualifications: •

  • Business & Administration  NVQ Level 2 Certificate
  • Principles of Business & Administration  Level 2 Certificate
  • English Functional Skills Level 1
  • Maths Functional Skills Level 1
  • ICT Functional Skills Level 1
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities.

You can also study at the Bedford, Rushden or Luton Learning Centre to develop your IT skills and gain a qualification.

Assessment methods

The NVQ will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence compiled in the workplace. The Technical Certificate contains five units, all of which are examined. Functional Skills will be assessed through examinations, presentations and discussions.

Further study and career options

On successful completion of this course you could pursue employment in an administration role. Administration staff are in high demand in production and service industries in the public, private and charity sectors. You may also wish to progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship, or choose a professional qualification, such as AAT, CIPD or CMI.

Additional information

The duration of this apprenticeship will be approximately twelve months, dependant on your prior achievements in Maths, English and ICT. You will be required to attend College one day per week, though you may need to attend on additional days for some exams.

Course Information & How to Apply

To start this Apprenticeship you will need to be employed in a relevant job role – visit the Apprenticeships section of our website, where you can view our Apprenticeship vacancies. For further information or queries you can email us or call 01234 291747.

Start DateFeesLocationCourse Code
Flexible Free if 16-18yrs. If 19 or over please ring 01234 291000. Luton Training Centre E2266


Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

Next steps

To be eligible for an apprenticeship you must either be employed on a full-time contract by an employer willing to support your training or have an offer of employment as an apprentice. Bedford College can help you find a job role with an employer if you don’t already have one.

» Find out more and how to apply

Bedford College actively seeks to promote equality of access to education and training and to provide support where appropriate. Employers are made aware that apprentices have the same rights to protection against discrimination, harassment and victimisation under the Equality Act 2010 as employees. 

Apprentices who have disclosed a disability covered by Equality legislation have the right to request reasonable adjustments in the workplace. We will work with employers to ensure that appropriate adjustments are agreed and established to facilitate this.

At the College we provide additional support for students and apprentices who have a specific learning difficulty or disability.

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