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Business Administration Apprentice - Level 3 Advanced AWE PLC

As an apprentice you will primarily be based in a live working environment with placements around the business. You will also develop your basic knowledge working with our Skills Academy team. Your role will involve transactional administration tasks to support all areas of AWE.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,000.00

    Salary increases annually.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday between 07:40-16:35. Alternate Fridays between 07:40-16:15. At AWE we work a 9-day fortnight allowing all employees every-other Friday off.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000091706

  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice you will primarily be based in a live working environment with placements around the business. You will also develop your basic knowledge working with our Skills Academy team. In addition to the practical aspects of your training, we will support you to increase your knowledge of business administration through coaching and hands-on activities to help you to achieve your Business Administration apprenticeship.

As a Business Administrator your role will involve:

  • Raising purchase requisitions
  • Diary and inbox management
  • Secretarial duties
  • Booking of meeting rooms and allocation of keys
  • Control of classified documents 

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

Qualification: Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship.

The first 2 years of training will take place on-site at our skills academy whilst attending a local college on day release.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At AWE we offer a guaranteed role for when you've finished your apprenticeship. Our apprentices have gone onto support our business in a variety of roles.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Health & Safety Aware

Qualifications

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

About the employer

For nearly 70 years, AWE has been at the forefront of nuclear weapons research and development. We have a critical mission: to provide the warheads for the UK’s ultimate deterrent – Trident. We also use our unique skills to provide wider UK government with counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions. Our role in nuclear defence and what we do to support the UK’s nuclear deterrent, is vital in defending our country from the most extreme threats and to keeping the peace.

Employer

AWE PLC

Address

Atomic Weapons Establishment

Aldermaston

Reading

RG7 4PR

Contact

futurecareers@awe.co.uk

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Training

Training provider

AWE PLC

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Mar 2023