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HR Apprentice Administrator Cheshire College South & West - Ellesmere Port campus

Cheshire College is looking to appoint a Level 3 Apprentice within our Human Resources department fixed term for 18 months. The apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity to continually develop skills and knowledge whilst assisting in the provision of a quality support service for learners, visitors, customers and staff.

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Closing date: 09 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44 to £18,278.00

    Benefits include 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and • Access to world-class facilities • Extensive upskilling opportunities • Onsite fitness and childcare facilities • Onsite Costa, café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon

    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

    Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5pm Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will need to have the ability to work as an effective team member and achieve set objectives. You will need to demonstrate an organised approach to work tasks, be able to offer good customer service to both our internal and external stakeholders and have good written and oral communication skills.

Key responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the effective and efficient operation of the Human Resources department
  • To assist in supporting the recruitment and selection process
  • To provide administrative support for all aspects of the department
  • To deal with initial enquires and visitors to the Human Resources department
  • Provide excellent and effective customer service

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

The apprentice will achieve the Business Administrator apprenticeship at level 3 and receive the support of a workplace mentor and vocationally competent assessor. They will also be supported to achieve functional skills in maths and English at level 2 unless they are able to provide evidence of exemption.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful applicant may want to consider a career in HR and could look to source a HR apprenticeship when they have completed this programme. There may be other administration opportunities available to apply for within college on completion of this apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Competent in Microsoft Office


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Please consider how you will travel to and from work each day. The successful candidate will need to apply for and pass an enhanced DBS check. Interviews will take place on 10th August at our Ellesmere Port Campus

About the employer

Cheshire College – South & West is the largest provider of post-16 education in the region, offering exciting opportunities to over 11,000 learners and 1,000 Apprentices, who all have access to world-class facilities as a result of a £120m investment in the latest technology and real working environments, at modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester. Cheshire College is a dynamic, high quality and financially robust College, which provides learners with the skills, experience and qualifications that will prepare them for their future career or higher-level study, encouraging them to become confident individuals who will make valuable contributions to businesses and the local economy. There is a fantastic atmosphere at our three Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester, providing an environment to get involved in exciting activities and an opportunity for learners to make new friends. As well as our modern classrooms, the Ellesmere Port Campus boasts: • A multi-purpose sports hall; • Fitness gym; • Mock aircraft cabin; • Award-winning restaurant, The Academy; • Hair, beauty and barbering salons; and • Professional Centre Stage theatre and engineering and construction workshops


Cheshire College South & West - Ellesmere Port campus


Ellesmere Port Campus

Off Sutton Way

Ellesmere Port

CH65 7BF

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Training provider



Claire Garner

07384 876216

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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