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Business Administration Apprentice U Power

This is an exciting opportunity to join our established team as an Apprentice Business Administrator in a busy and proactive office. The work is varied, from assisting other members of the team, dealing with various client matters to completing various administrative functions.

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Closing date: 05 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

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5.15pm with 1-hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 36.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties will include: 

  • Use a variety of software packages such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and internal systems
  • Maintain office systems - organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information
  • Order input and invoicing
  • Data input
  • Liaising with customers
  • Photocopying and printing various documents, sometimes on behalf of other colleagues
  • Respond to such other tasks as may be required which are consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the post

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Use of initiative
  • Team player who is able to work upon own initiative
  • Be a keen practical and theoretical learner who acts responsibly at all times
  • Able to complete work related and college tasks competently and in a timely fashion

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Confident communicator
  • Team player
  • Detailed
  • Willingness to learn and develop.
  • Enthusiastic
  • Hard working
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

GCSE grades A*-C (4-9) in maths and English - or equivalent qualifications, including Functional Skills.

Future prospects

This will hopefully lead to a full-time permanent position within the growing organisation.

Things to consider

From time to time you may be asked to complete other tasks required within the organisation. Full training will be provided for any additional tasks by the company.

This apprenticeship may incorporate day release at one of our campuses for functional skills classes and for training on specialist skills and knowledge.

Applicants must be aware that they will be required to attend an Information Advice and Guidance session at one of our Campuses (Tamworth, Lichfield, Cannock Chase Skills and Innovation Centre, or Rodbaston) in order to progress further in this vacancy. During the session, candidates must complete baseline assessments and will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding the qualification.

About the employer

U-Power UK is based on Eastern Avenue in Lichfield, we are an Italian company and the largest manufacturer of PPE, safety footwear and workwear, in Europe. We pride ourselves on our design and innovation.  


U Power


Unit 1a

Eastern Park

Eastern Avenue


WS13 7SY

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Staffordshire College


Apprenticeships Team 0300 456 2424

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Knowledge, skill and behaviours included in the apprenticeship standard
  • Functional skills Level 2 in maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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