Business Administration Apprentice Green Energy Consulting

We are looking for a dynamic Apprentice to work for a progressive company based in Gateshead. This is a varied position, you will gain general office experience in administration and gain valuable energy sector knowledge. The role will suit someone who wants to work in a fast paced and busy environment.

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25 - £168.75

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, 45 minutes for lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

Responsibilities will include:
• Typing various documents/letters/reports as required
• Manage and maintain data, ensuring it is up to date
• Liaising with energy suppliers via telephone to confirm accurate details
• Producing reports using MS Packages
• Diary and email management
• First port of call for all telephone enquires
• General administrative duties such as filing and photocopying
• Basic finance tasks such as payments and invoicing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good computer skills, including experience of working with Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including a good telephone manner
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise tasks based on urgency
  • Punctual with great time management
  • Flexibility as the role may involve covering administration duties within other departments

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing with the ability to fit into various teams within the business
  • Ambitious and possess a genuine interest in progression
  • Eager to learn and confident to take on new responsibilities

Qualifications required

Minimum of grade A-C in IT, Mathematics and English or equivalent

Future prospects

Possible progression to an advanced apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Green Energy Consulting are a rapidly growing business who specialise in Energy Management/Reduction. Our services are designed to save time, energy, and money. We work to help with all energy matters; from procurement through to implementing energy management and consumption reduction strategies. Our dedication and market intelligence means that we offer informed knowledge and unbiased advice. We provide complete carbon management solutions which allow any business to make all aspects of their energy use carbon neutral. We work closely with our clients to evaluate their needs and requirements; helping to lower overall tariff rates, giving advice on more structured longer-term contracts, and moving energy to renewable sources. We leverage our strong high-level supplier relationships and buying power to access products unavailable to the marketplace. This in turn gives the ability to tailor large multiple meters, single end date contract terms and focused overall energy management solutions. We are a vibrant company with a fantastic atmosphere who offer regular performance based incentives business-wide, regardless of the role.


Green Energy Consulting


The Arches

Askew Road



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Training provider

  • Full company induction with our in-house training team
  • Shadowing experienced colleagues prior to being set individual tasks
  • Ongoing support throughout employment from senior staff and trainers.
  • Candidates will gain a level 2 qualification in Business and Administration upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gateshead College


Emily Keeling 0191 4904694

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2017