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Business Administration Level 3 Smith Sutcliffe Solicitors

The ideal candidates will be supporting the senior secretaries - they'll learn the fundamentals of business documentation and communication.

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Closing date: 28 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.70 to £311.85

    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 between 09:00-17:00

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    29 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The apprentice will initially work in a role supporting senior secretaries. They will learn the fundamentals of business documentation and communication - presentation of documents, photocopying individual documents and bundles, scanning to attach or store, mailroom - assembly and franking - incoming and outgoing, collection and delivery of work round the office. 

Developing to learn the use of our back - office client management system - setting up new matters, conducting online security checks and collating ID documentation. Printing reports for staff members. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Keyboard skills
  • Good spelling and grammar
  • Ability to work carefully
  • Take responsibility for tasks

Personal qualities

  • Punctual 
  • Motivated and proactive
  • Able to work independently or as a team

Desired qualifications

GCSE (or equivalenbt) Maths and English at a 4/C or above.

Future prospects

Progression in the future e.g. Licensed Converyancer.

About the employer

Smith Sutcliffe have been providing quality legal services in Burnley and Padiham for over 125 years. John Sutcliffe's Practice was started in 1875 and James Smith opened his business in 1884.


Smith Sutcliffe Solicitors



Manchester Road


BB11 1HJ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College


Nathan Hodge 01282733221

Business administrator level 3.

Full training to be provided. 

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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