Business and Professional Services Apprenticeships
Qualification: Available from Levels 2 to 5*
Apprenticeships Available



An Accountancy Apprenticeship provides you with the training and qualifications you need to work as an Accounting Technician or Accounts Assistant, as a Credit Control Clerk, an Accounts Clerk, or a Finance Assistant.

Typical services that you would learn about include: tax returns, payroll, bookkeeping, managing financial accounting, auditing and much more.

Business Administration

The Business Administration Apprenticeship is about playing an important support role within a business or organisation. Administrators handle the day-to-day tasks in an office and make sure things run smoothly.

The term ‘administration’ covers roles that involve organising people including Executive Secretaries, Administration Assistants and Data Entry Clerks. Without them, information is hard to find, meetings would be missed and businesses would be less productive.


This Apprenticeship provides the Apprentice with the competence, skills and knowledge to work effectively and efficiently with IT systems, communication and productivity tools, and network applications.

Team Leader

This Apprenticeship teaches you the skills to be an effective leader and can be applied to hundreds of job roles across many different sectors, from small businesses to large corporations.

Effective leadership and management is vital to the success of all businesses. Proven competence in leading teams of people, planning work schedules and making the best use of resources is an essential quality of a good manager.

Skills Required

  • Logical thinking
  • Awareness of current business issues and trends
  • Knowledge of local and national business
  • A non-judgemental and positive approach
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to manage projects and work on your own initiative


Entry Requirements

Intermediate Apprenticeship – 4 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above (one in English or Maths) or equivalent.

Advanced Apprenticeship – 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above (one in English or Maths) or successful completion of an Intermediate Apprenticeship, or equivalent.

These requirements are subject to change and may also differ to meet the needs of the employer. As well as a College interview, progression onto an Apprenticeship is subject to an employer interview. Don’t worry if you didn’t get the required grades, we can work with you to find a suitable route on to your Apprenticeship

Job Roles
  • Accounts Manager
  • Business Support Officer
  • Data Administrator
  • Operations Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Finance Assistant
  • IT Helpdesk Support
  • Marketing Officer
  • Personal Assistant
  • Team Leader

And many more!


Assessment is through practical observation and theoretical tests.

Other information

A Business and Professional Services Apprenticeship can open doors to a fantastic career! You could continue with your studies, undertaking degree level study at university after an Advanced Apprenticeship. You could also decide to study for a number of professional qualifications in your industry in order for you to progress within your career.

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