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Apprentice Business Administrator Swift Technology Group Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join our team as an Apprentice Business Administrator. The successful applicant will be offering administrative support to all companies within the group whilst located in the Head Office at Scottow Enterprise Park.

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Closing date: 29 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful applicant will be required to offer administrative support to all companies within the group whilst located in the Head Office at Scottow Enterprise Park.

We need someone who is motivated, can demonstrate initiative and attention to detail whilst able to respond and react to instruction when required. A flexible, open approach and willingness to take on new tasks and skills will be advantageous.

Duties will include:

Reception duties:

  • Primary point of contact for all visitors to Swift Group
  • Communication via telephone, email and post; transfer of communications to colleagues both on-site and remote workers
  • Point of contact for deliveries and despatch of goods
  • Preparation of meeting rooms for use as required

General Administration support:

  • Monitoring and replenishment of stationary supplies
  • Liaison with suppliers and external agencies
  • Update and maintain registers and spreadsheet data
  • Assist with compliance for Quality, Health and Safety, security and Fire regulations and registers
  • Reporting and tracking of defect reports
  • Creation of correct paperwork required for export of goods and tracking delivery
  • Assist and engage with STEM activities

The above is not an exhaustive list and will develop over time into Accounts, HR, Production support and more. This is an opportunity to join a young, motivated and developing team at an exciting time, with the chance to make your mark for the future.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Attention to detail/accuracy
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word and Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure and problem solve
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Ability to work as a team, but not afraid to occupy the reception area on their own
  • Good interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Motivated to continually improve work practices and procedures
  • Team player 
  • Professional, flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Positive attitude
  • Adaptable and receptive to new ideas and procedures

Desired qualifications

  • Good general standard of education, mathematics and English qualifications GCSE grade C/level 4 or above or equivalent
  • Must be willing to undertake and successfully complete Business Administration Apprenticeship within the 18-month contract of employment

Future prospects

Potential full-time employment on successful completion of apprenticeship. Future opportunities to progress within the business or specialise. Continued personal development encouraged.

Things to consider

  • Is the place of work on a bus route? Accessibility issues?

About the employer

Swift Technology Group is a technology driven organisation providing complete end-to-end product development. With industry leading expertise in design, manufacture, marketing, maintenance and support, we bring innovative concepts to market and give results of the highest quality. Whether for the Aeronautical, Marine, Automotive, Oil & Gas or Renewable Energy industries, our diverse range of state-of-the-art technologies can deliver advanced solutions by drawing upon our years of experience.


Swift Technology Group Ltd


Bidwell Road


NR13 6PT

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Poultec Training Ltd


Adam Bales

  • Level 3 Diploma for Business Administrators
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English & maths (if required)
  • Preparation for End-point Assessment
  • End-point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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