Business jobs at this level are available in most organisations, including financial services, manufacturing and retail, national and local government, water and energy suppliers, healthcare and charities.
You can start work straight from school or college as a trainee administration assistant, receptionist or in a clerical job. You will be expected to have a good level of IT skills or to take relevant training, for example in word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software.
National Careers Service
Read profiles for jobs in business, like administrative and clerical work
Pay scales in the UK
The National Apprenticeship Service
Information and advice about becoming an apprentice