Admin, HR, legal

Getting in

Admin, HR and legal is looking for people with good organisational skills.

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Key facts

  • Business Administration involves jobs at different levels in all types of job sectors. This means there are many different roles and work environments to choose from
  • In 2017, 3.25 million (10.3 per cent) worked in Administrative and Secretarial positions, making it the fourth largest occupational category of nine.
  • In this sector if you were applying for junior support roles such as administrative assistant you might not need the highest GCSE grades but you will need a good standard of spelling, grammar and maths to get an interview for an office job. Employers will look at the standard of written English on your application form and CV.

Routes into this sector

There are various types of qualifications available at different levels.

There are jobs in this sector where you can start with few qualifications and receive training on the job through an apprenticeship and for others, such as a human resources manager you’ll usually need a relevant higher education qualification, like an HND or degree.

Use the Course Search

Use the relevant search options on our Course Search to find college and university courses as well as vacancies for apprenticeships.

More help finding courses and training

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Future Learn have lots of free, short, online courses that will improve your knowledge of this job sector and improve your chances of landing your dream job. See what business related courses are on offer.

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