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Trainee Business and Marketing Administrator (Level 3 Business Admin Apprenticeship Standard) G J BECKETT & ASSOCIATES LIMITED

As an important Member of the Beckett's team you will gain a broad understanding of and hands on experience of all aspects of the business including marketing, social media, sales, finance, project management, maintenance, customer handling and quality standards.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    30 hours a week. 20% of your time is given to your Apprenticeship. Days and working hours to be agreed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working as part of the Beckett Voice and Data Team, your duties as the Trainee Business and Marketing Administrator will include: 

  • Assisting with marketing activity including researching and writing of blogs, uploading to Social Media platforms and website.
  • Assisting with researching potential customers and making initial contact via email, letter and phone. 
  • Working closely with the Sales Team to ensure incoming orders are processed in a timely fashion. 
  • Working with the Finance Manager to assist in generating finance reports.


20% of your time will be given to your Apprenticeship and you will have a Personal Mentor from the company who will support you. You will also have a Development Coach from Newbury College who will monitor your progress and will meet with you regularly for reviews as well as visit you in the workplace. 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

On the job training will be provided as well as the opportunity to gain software specific experience on the multiple platforms used by the business. You will have the benefit of a Personal Mentor from within the company in addition to the support provided by Newbury College.

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard Training covered by the Apprenticeship Standard includes: 


  • Skilled in the use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to: write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, record and analyse data. 


Record and document production:

  • Produces accurate records and documents including: emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals. Makes recommendations for improvements and present solutions to management. Drafts correspondence, writes reports and able to review others' work. 


Decision making:

  • Exercises proactivity and good judgement. Makes effective decisions based on sound reasoning and is able to deal with challenges in a mature way. Seeks advice of more experienced team members when appropriate.


Interpersonal skills:

  • Builds and maintains positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation. Demonstrates ability to influence and challenge appropriately. 



  • Demonstrates good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms. Uses the most appropriate channels to communicate effectively. Demonstrates agility and confidence in communications, carrying authority appropriately. Understands and applies social media solutions appropriately. 



  • Completes tasks to a high standard. Demonstrates the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks and applies themself to continuously improve their work. Is able to review processes autonomously and make suggestions for improvements. Shares administrative best-practice across the organisation. 


Planning and organisation:

  • Takes responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, manages priorities and time in order to successfully meet deadlines. Positively manages the expectations of colleagues at all levels and sets a positive example for others in the workplace. 


Project management:

  • Uses relevant project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and report. Plans required resources to successfully deliver projects. Undertakes and leads projects as and when required.


Your Apprenticeship will be based solely in the workplace, you will have a Development Coach who will monitor your progress and support you throughout your Apprenticeship. 

At the end of your Apprenticeship you will have completed the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard and will be required to complete an End Point Assessment (EPA). Your Development Coach will support you with preparing for your EPA.  

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Due to the wide range of experience which will be gained, there is great potential for the right candidate to fit into a permanent role which suits their personal values, skills and personality. Further opportunities for advancement beyond this will be available to those who bring true extra value to the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Strong mental arithmetic, IT/Social Media skills, Good written & spoken English, Good at dealing with people


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4/C or higher) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C or higher) Essential

Things to consider

How do you feel about working in an office?

About the employer

Here at Beckett's we are a small business with BIG Customers. We have been loving what we do for 34 years now! We support Private Companies, Government and NHS customers with all their Voice need (telephone and Call Centre systems), so we provide "add-on" services to Microsoft Teams, which is the way most prestigious organisations provide their employees with fantastic phone facilities. We provide Software, Connection services (like the Monthly rental you pay for your mobile phone service), hardware like cameras, handsets and headsets and specialist software which enables businesses to run Call Centres and gather insightful data on how their systems are performing. We have always had a "cost savings" approach to our business as we love to provide our customers with exceptional value. We operate to strict quality standards and deeply value long, meaningful relationships with our team members and customers alike. We will make you very welcome and as you would hope, we will expect high standards from you.








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Training provider



The Apprenticeship Team

01635 845229

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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