Apprentice Administrator (within MIS) Newbury College

Great opportunity with Newbury College for an individual with excellent communication skills and an enthusiasm to learn. You’ll gain invaluable experience working in a varied business administration role within our supportive Management Information Service Team.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (hours to be agreed)

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Newbury College is looking to employ an enthusiastic Apprentice to work within our Management Information Service Team, based at the Monks Lane campus in Newbury.

The successful applicant will have an interest in pursuing a career in Business and will be committed to studying towards an NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration at Newbury College.

The key responsibilities of the role will be to;

  • Manage student enquiries at the Student Information Desk
  • Help administer the centralised admissions procedure
  • Maintain the College Management Information System
  • Provide efficient REMS and Exam orientated administrative assistance to support the Higher and Professional courses, ESFA funded courses, Adult Community Learning and Digital and Distance Learning Programme Areas as well as other departments across the College.
  • Input MIS data accurately e.g. enrolment data, registers and create course codes for the provision. Ensure all databases are up to date and correct and that all records are organised in line with audit standard

This is a critical role to ensure that we maximise potential to attract and retain our students to ensure the long term success of the College.

This is a great opportunity to have a customer facing role which will provide an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and experience of working within a business environment.

You will benefit from working and learning with an experienced team of professionals, who can offer excellent mentoring and coaching, helping you to achieve the practical experience and academic knowledge to progress your career within business administration.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement: Our college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good level of proficiency in spoken and written English
  • IT literate
  • Punctual and well presented
  • Team-player but also able to work independently

Personal qualities

  • Approachable and friendly
  • Willingness to learn
  • Positive and flexible attitude

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs at Grade D or higher including Maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Gain invaluable experience and knowledge alongside a Nationally recognised qualification in Business Administration: Level 2 Diploma. Great opportunity to build a solid foundation to progress your career and further develop your skills.

Things to consider

• A DBS check will be undertaken • Right to work in the UK

About the employer

Newbury College is a Further Education College based in West Berkshire. WE offer a wide range of courses for adults from essential skills (English and Maths) and community learning courses to higher education, professional qualifications and business training We have many facilities and resources to assist with the delivery of a variety of training programmes and we have in the region of 1000 courses on offer. We also provide tailor made programmes to suit individual business needs.


Newbury College


Monks Lane


RG14 7TD

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Training provider

On-the-job training will be provided to achieve all aspects of the role requirements. On-going support will be offered by the Line Manager and your Newbury College Assessor to achieve the Apprenticeship. 

The Apprenticeship will include;

  • Combined Competency and Knowledge Based Element: Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT (All Level 1)
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newbury College


Business Team, Newbury College 01635 845229

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017