Business and management job roles can be found across almost all industry sectors, as businesses large and small require support staff to keep their operations functioning both efficiently and profitably.

Those who choose to work in business and management can expect to gain transferable skills which can help them move on to a number of different careers, or progress into management positions in the future.

Apprenticeships in business and management are primarily work-based meaning you’ll undertake most if not all of your training on-the-job, although you may also do some of your training with an external provider. Depending on your prior experience, the level of the apprenticeship and industry you will work in, your apprenticeship will last up to two years. You can then choose to progress onto higher-level courses or full-time employment opportunities.

There are many career paths available in business and management; roles can include:

  • Accountant
  • Team leader
  • Operations manager
  • HR administrator
  • HR consultant
  • Digital marketing and content creation
  • Office administrator
  • Customer service advisor

Interested in an apprenticeship in business and management? Vision Apprentices offers business and management apprenticeships with employers across the UK.

View business and management apprenticeship vacancies

To MAKE IT in business and management roles, you’ll need to have:

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A positive attitude

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The ability to work alone or as part of a team

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Good communication skills

"I think an apprenticeship is a great way of getting into an industry. If you know what you want to do with your future it is a great way of learning more about it and gaining the experience that you may need to have the job as a long-term career."

Katie Hallett
Business and admin apprentice, Vision West Nottinghamshire College.