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Business Administration Apprentice Orion

You would be part of a small team working in a busy rental and sales office, interacting with clients and carrying out varied administration work.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    9:00am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday. You will also be expected to work Saturdays as part of a rota to ensure adequate office cover is maintained.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You would be part of a small team working in a busy rental and sales office, interacting with clients and carrying out varied administration work.


  • In person, phone and email
  • Providing a professional ‘front of house/reception’ service

Communicating with:

  • Rental guests
  • Owners of properties we manage for rental
  • Sales prospects
  • Owners of properties we are selling
  • Maintenance contractors
  • House keeping

Out of the office:

  • Various tasks as and when required
  • Administering the Pre let checking of properties for holiday arrivals


  • Booking system
  • Property sales system including uploading photography, description and generating sales particulars, AML checks.
  • Daily follow up file - email chasing payment or documentation to be returned etc.
  • Responding to enquiries by email


  • Assist with social media, blogging etc. email marketing and analysis of data


  • Assist with maintenance system

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Organised
  • Happy to work within a small team

Personal qualities

  • Smart appearance
  • A friendly manner
  • A driving licence and your own car would be a big advantage (mileage paid) but not essential
  • The ability to work to a deadline

Desired qualifications

GCSE in English & maths, grade 7-4/A-C (or equivalent qualifications).

Future prospects

There are good prospects of progression and a permanent position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • Possible start date: immediate but can be delayed for the right candidate.
  • Some Saturday and bank holiday working will be required. Hours on a Saturday would be 9.00am to 4.00pm.
  • Time off during the normal working week would be given to compensate for the extra hours worked on a Saturday.

Cirencester College reserves the right to close this vacancy before the stated deadline once sufficient applications have been received.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Orion Holidays are a property management company, offering a fully managed service for second home owners, providing a useful income from bookings in their properties when they are not using them and peace of mind that their property is being looked after.

All the properties managed are in and around the Cotswold Water Park and Orion also act as a specialist holiday home Estate Agent.




The Gateway Centre

Spine Road East



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cirencester College


Cirencester College 01285626259

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

Each apprentice will be allocated a Coach to support ongoing learning and preparation for EPA. In addition, Progress Reviews will take place regularly to ensure the apprentice is on track.

  • End Point Assessment

The three EPA assessment methods are:

  • Knowledge Test
  • Portfolio-Based Interview
  • Project Presentation

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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