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Business Admin Apprentice Air Plants Group Ltd

An excellent opportunity to start your career in Business Administration with an industry recognised company, and work towards your L3 Business Administration qualification. If you have a keen eye for detail and passion for progress, apply now!

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm Breaks: 30 mins/day

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Business Administration Apprentice is based within the support team. The apprentice will undertake a range of administrative activities that support the team working alongside the Senior Business Administrator with a view to gaining experience of different support functions.

The types of activities the apprentice will be trained in:

  • Telephone/Visitor Management
  • Assist with room bookings and hospitality during meetings
  • Ordering stationery
  • Any other general office duties required by the team
  • Matching and entering purchase orders/goods received
  • Credit control – obtaining payment date confirmations
  • Assisting with raising sales invoices

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised, efficient and methodical in approach
  • To be computer literate and have experience of using Microsoft Office, Excel, emails and internet.
  • A team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as good interpersonal skills
  • The ability to communicate and work with business colleagues

Personal qualities

  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Prioritisation and time management skills

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 5 GSCE at grade C/4 or above including English, Maths is essential

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Additional training may take place at Loughborough College for Functional Skills. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying.

Loughborough College has the right to close this vacancy before the end date.

About the employer

Air Plants Dust Extraction Ltd have installed and supported over 50,000 installations throughout the UK. Our ongoing research and expert engineering make us innovators in the dust extraction industry.

Air Plants Dust Extraction Ltd are a family run business, strongly committed to safety, value and service.

Founded by Walter Smith over a century ago, Air Plants Dust Extraction Ltd enjoy a long-established relationship with the Woodworking Industry, timber, automotive and aerospace industries.

Air Plants Dust Extraction Ltd have expanded to supply systems for waste processing and recycling, and we are driven to developing and providing energy saving solutions. Biomass energy solutions and waste to energy solutions such as wood waste heating offer our clients the opportunity to operate more efficiently, reducing costs and carbon footprint. We now offer EcoGate Systems, which can generate further energy savings for your business.


Air Plants Group Ltd



Ayleston Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Loughborough College


Richenda Gordon-Pullar


  • L3 Apprenticeship Standard in Business Administration

End-Point Assessment (EPA):

  • Knowledge test
  • Portfolio based interview
  • Project presentation

Delivery Method:

  • 14 sessions delivered at Loughborough (Thursday mornings)
  • Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
  • Diarised visits from dedicated Trainer/Assessor

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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