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Ten reasons to consider studying a Business Administration programme - Apprenticeships

Prepares you for working within the modern office: You will learn how to use the most up-to-date ICT packages. If you have great ICT skills you will always be in demand within a workplace.

Improves your communication: Business people need to be able to write reports, letters, and e-mails, deliver presentations or negotiate deals with customers. You also need to develop your listening skills and raise awareness of the importance of body language. Employers frequently identify communication to be one of the most important skills they look for in applicants.

Extensive job opportunities: Business Administration programmes introduce you to marketing, human resources, accounting, ICT and customer care. Every organisation needs people who have these types of skills.

Increases your confidence: Business programmes are all about developing your interpersonal skills so that you feel more confident dealing with people in the workplace.

Become a great team player: As clichéd as it sounds, being a great team player is a valuable attribute. In a collaborative learning environment you will learn to work as a team, how to get the best out of your team and discover what your role is in a team is.

Learn to deliver exceptional customer service: Understanding your customer needs enables you to deliver a service that exceeds their expectations. A Business Administration programme will show you how to achieve this.

Have a creative streak in you? Have you got good ideas? Are you innovative? Do you love attention to detail? A business career gives you opportunities to make a real impact by tapping into your creative side.

Love a challenge? Employers need qualified business people who can help them solve problems and make decisions that will generate wealth for their business. If you are a hands-on person who likes to deal with practical problems that require solutions to keep a business functioning, then a Business programme might be for you!

Because you are a people person! You like to talk, discuss, debate and negotiate. “People buy people” so if you are good at interacting with people and enjoy the experience you will get the most out of a business course.

Want to be self-employed? College is a great place to start a highly successful and rewarding career. Studying Business can help you achieve the knowledge and skills you will need to manage your own business. Stop dreaming and start believing in yourself – you can make this happen!

Once qualified you will have a range of skills allowing you to work in various areas of a business including marketing, sales, customer service, HR, accounting, ICT and admin.


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