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Business Administration Apprentice Cornwall College

Cornwall College are offering an exciting opportunity to join their Industry Placement and Work Experience team. This varied role will enable you to enhance your career, giving you valuable on-the-job experience whilst working towards an industry recognised qualification.

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Closing date: 10 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm (4:30pm on Friday).

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This role will be part of a well-established team who will be responsible for administrative support to the Industry Placement and Work Experience team. Based at Camborne you will be responsible for supporting the Industry Placement and Work experience team with the:

  • Recording of data
  • Collecting Health & Safety and Insurance details from Employers in relation to work placements
  • Communicating with employers and students

You will need to be excellent at;

  • Administrative duties
  • Have great customer service skills
  • Be able to manage your own time effectively

This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your career in Business Administration, giving you valuable on-the-job experience while working towards an industry recognised qualification. As your skills and knowledge grow, so will your duties and responsibilities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage own time
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Good IT skills (Excel and Word)

Personal qualities

  • Able to use own initiative
  • Problem solver
  • Logical
  • Proactive
  • Diligent
  • Punctual
  • Team player
  • Curious
  • Organised
  • Dexterous
  • Sense of humour 

Desired qualifications

GCSE English and maths at grade 3/D or above or equivalents.

Future prospects

There may be potential for further progression within the organisation upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. 

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

The Cornwall College Group We are the largest education and training provider in the region, with over 15,000 learners each year, 2,000 of whom are studying a university programme with us. Our achievements are plentiful and our proven track record of over 10,000 apprentices in ten years makes us the most successful provider of work-based learning in the South West.

Skills to Business The Skills to Business team promote work experience to all FE Study Programme learners and help to facilitiate safe and meaningful placements with local employers and internal college departments to generate, monitor and review Industry Placements and Work Experience opportunities for our learners, ensuring compliance with funding requirements. The team support the learner's USP development (Universal, Specialist and Personal Skills).

We have excellent terms and conditions of employment. We offer access to generous occupational pension schemes for teachers and support staff. We have generous annual leave schemes including a paid Christmas closure of two weeks for most roles. We have flexible and supportive family friendly working practices with a range of contracts available including term time only options. We have a range of staff development activities available and all employees have access to free tuition on many of our courses. We offer a range of health and wellbeing initiatives to our employees including access to free counselling and a corporate eye care scheme. Most of our campus sites offer free parking to employees as well as discounted restaurants and salons.


Cornwall College


Trevenson Campus


TR15 3RD

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cornwall College Business


Abbie Carveth 01209616422

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • This apprenticeship consists of a mixture of off the job training and on the job mentoring and development within the workplace
  • You will be expected to attend regular college workshops and additional attendance if functional skills is required.
  • This will be delivered at Cornwall College Camborne

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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