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Business Administration Apprenticeship

“I was inspired by the prospect of earning while learning.”

Caitlin Gledstone, Apprentice Business Administrator

On our 18-month apprenticeship, you’ll learn a range of business administration skills and put them to practice in the workplace.

You’ll be responsible for a wide range of tasks, including:

  • Organising and filing documents
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Booking meeting rooms
  • Managing diaries.

You’ll earn a starting salary of £16,289 (£18,928 in London) and get a range of employee benefits too.

Who’s It For?

This apprenticeship is great for anyone who wants to start a career in business administration. Both school leavers and people changing career can benefit from the skills you’ll learn.

What Will I Study?

The academic part of the apprenticeship is delivered by CILEx Law School via distance learning.

You’ll learn about a variety of topics, from health and safety to customer service, through online activities and webinars.

See more info about what you’ll study and the sort of work you’ll do on the CILEx Law School website.

What Qualification Will I Get?

When you finish this apprenticeship, you’ll receive a Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration.

What Are The Entry Requirements?

You’ll need five GCSEs at grade A* to C, specifically Maths and English. If using the numbered grading system, this corresponds to 5 GCSEs at grade 9-4.

What Can I Do After My Apprenticeship?

Your Level 2 Diploma will help you find work anywhere, but many of our apprentices choose to stay on at Irwin Mitchell.

There are a number of opportunities open to you here after your apprenticeship. You could carry on working as an administrator, or look to progress to a senior or supervisory role.

Your skills could also lead you to a more specialised position in one of our legal teams, or in another area such as customer service or human resources.

Awards & Accreditations

We're proud to have our hard work recognised by leading industry organisations, both as a law firm and as an employer.