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ASP Project Office Apprentice Administrator (Business Admin level 3) Based in Seaton. Able Uk Ltd

We have an exciting opportunity with Able Uk. Based in Seaton, Able UK are looking for a hardworking individual who has great attention to detail to further grow their team. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration

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Closing date: 10 Jul 2022

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

    08:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday (8.5 hours) 08:00 – 16:00 Friday (7.5 hours)

    Total hours per week: 41.50

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

 Business Administrator assigned to the Project Office

As the Project Office Administrator (Apprentice), you will be the individual responsible for assisting the various projects in all administrative duties supporting the payroll process ensuring all daily employee records are submitted by the deadlines.

Specific duties

Able Uk Seaton is a Port so it is essential that Compliance with Company and Project safety, health and environment regulations.

Document Control

  • Scan and save documents in the relevant folders on the Able server
  • Organise project related documentation
  • Request missing documentation

Weekly Payroll Process

  • Refer to the time and attendance system ensuring missing times are queried
  • Sort and number manual timesheets
  • Scan vehicle logs and ensure accessible from Head Office
  • Scan and log employee holiday and absence forms in a timely manner
  • Once documentation has been scanned and saved on the Able server, file accordingly
  • With supervision, prepare the weekly payroll excel workbook and ensure submitted on time

Administrative Duties

  • Filing
  • Update spreadsheets when required
  • Prepare the meeting room for meetings

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident
  • Motivated
  • Ability to use initiative when working independently or as part of a team
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Professional
  • IT Literate as will be using Word/Excel/PowerPoint etc
  • Experience of Sage an advantage
  • Attention to detail and good organisational skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Ability to multi task
  • Enthusiastic and positive outlook

Personal qualities

  • Must be punctual, reliable and Trustworthy

Desired qualifications

Must have GCSE’s in Maths & English or equivalent or Functional Skills Level 2

Future prospects

  • The Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration is a valuable stepping stone to further study such as higher apprenticeships or to employment within a wide range of possible careers.

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. For example, if you already have a Level 4 qualification you still may be able to complete an apprenticeship at any level providing you meet the eligibility criteria and are learning substantive new skills. Please note; if you have been progressed, you will be contacted to complete a telephone interview. Please expect to receive a call from us within 5 working days. Applicants must go through this telephone procedure for your application to be progressed. 

Please be aware that as Northern Skills Group provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.


Minimum wage

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £6.56 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £8.36 for anyone aged 21-22 and £8.91 for anyone aged 23 and over.

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

About the employer

ABLE UK is a leading and innovative specialist in complex demolition processes we have evolved into a multi-functional business providing solutions for some of the world’s largest organisations. This has allowed us to establish the enviable position of ‘market leader’ in a number of sectors including decommissioning and as a provider of multi-user port facilities.


Able Uk Ltd


Tees Road


TS25 2DB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northern Skills Group


Kaitlyn Potton 01642333734

Level 3 qualification in Business administration

Technical Certificate

Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT (where required)

Day release class

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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