Apprentice Administration Clerk Blm Service Company Limited

Are you a master of making things run smoothly? Do you have excellent communication skills and are you confident in using Microsoft Office? If so BLM Law wants you to join their growing team in Manchester City Centre.

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri between 9am - 5pm 37.5HPW

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Super organised, keen to learn but want to earn? Get your career started and gain a nationally recognised qualification at the same time.

BLM is the UK and Ireland's leading insurance and risk law specialist and we aim to be recognised as one globally by 2020.

Business Administration is the art of day-to-day office management! Over the course of this apprenticeship you will receive expert training and gain valuable experience, developing a range of skills that will help set you up for a successful career.

Working as part of a friendly team you will have a varied role to help the business run smoothly. Some of your day to day responsibilities may include:

  • Filing – including internal post
  • Photocopying
  • Identifying and copying enclosures to outgoing post 
  • Scanning Documents
  • Sending out e-mails
  • Updating basic spreadsheets (new files)
  • Answering the telephone; taking appropriate message and emailing
  • Proactive awareness of team workload
  • General administrative and selective tasks

Whilst ideally, you will have GCSE's in Maths and English (or equivalent) at grades A-C when you apply for this job, upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you will have gained a nationally recognised qualification in Business Administration, along with functional skills in Maths, English & ICT.

Business administration is relevant to hundreds of job roles - so this opportunity is a great foundation for getting into any industry – from finance or retail, to media and education. You’ll get the business skills and experience employers are looking for and help kick-start your career.

All of your training will be provided by learndirect Apprenticeships, the UK’s largest provider of Apprenticeships. We’ve helped lots of people like you develop their skills and gain experience in their chosen field. Every year we find work for and train over 23,000 apprentices.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • If you are highly organised, have confidence with IT, excellent communication skills and attention to detail, then we want you.
  • We are looking for minimal typing/excel skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to use your own initiative and to work unsupervised.

Personal qualities

  • We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic individual keen to learn and progress, looking to launch their career in the business world.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE English and maths at grade C plus or equivalent is preferred but not essential.

Future prospects

When you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you may be given the opportunity to continue in your role or progress onto an alternative support role within the company where you will receive full training and support.

Things to consider

Before you make your application, please ensure that you are able to reliably travel to and from the employer location on a daily basis. Please check bus times/travel arrangements. Please do not contact the employer directly - for any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact

About the employer

With strong ambitions for growth and expansion, BLM’s goal is to be recognised as one of the leading global insurance and risk law specialists by 2020. The firm has now broken through the £100m barrier and has the strength and breadth to work with more customers across more lines of business and in more locations. In 2014, we restructured our business to reflect our customers’ needs. Today, we are more than an insurance and risk law firm - we understand and are firmly embedded into our sector. As well as having more experts in the sector than any of our competitors, our ‘one team’ philosophy is delivering extraordinary outcomes for our customers. Fundamentally, we are helping them to reduce the time and money they spend on managing risk and resolving disputes.


Blm Service Company Limited



King Street West


M3 2NU

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Training provider

  • Business Administration Level 2 – 12 MONTHS.
  • BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration.
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Mathematics, English and ICT.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook.
  • Work based learning.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

Learndirect Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learndirect Apprenticeships Limited


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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017