A Closer Look at a Business Traineeship

A Closer Look at a Business Traineeship

Business Traineeships are designed for people seeking a career in business and administration across a broad range of industries. Undertaking the training through a traineeship means the skills and knowledge you develop will be put into practice, and assessed, in a real workplace. The training provides a fantastic opportunity to develop real-world skills in a supported environment.

Why a business traineeship

This Traineeship is designed for those entering the workforce to develop skills and knowledge as a foundation for a successful career. Completing a Business Traineeship can open the doors to several different business-related career options. Typical job roles related to the training may include administrative support, reception and customer service. However, you may be given the opportunity to support specialist areas of the business like Human Resources, Finance or Marketing. You’ll develop practical, real-world skills in a supported environment that will set you up for a long and successful career.

What you need to be a successful business administration trainee

To be successful in your Business Traineeship you need to be comfortable:

  • Responding to customer enquires
  • Answering and responding to phone calls
  • Working on computers using various programs
  • Mailing, photocopying, scanning and communicating professionally
  • Processing day-to-day business activities in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Assisting other staff with requests

Key skills that will help you succeed:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Ability to liaise with clients
  • Good computer skills

The duration of a Business Traineeship is typically 12 months full time but can be offered as a part-time or school-based option. MIGAS will facilitate your practical work placement with one of our host employers and your training will be delivered by MiTraining. You will receive on the job mentoring and support from a dedicated MIGAS Field Officer and well as regular feedback and guidance from a MiTraining trainer and assessor.

Hear from one of our trainees about doing a traineeship with MIGAS:   Chloe's Story

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Published 13 February 2020