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Office Administrator Degree Apprentice Blue Engineering

We seek a full-time Office Administrator to join our management team. Ideally suited to someone who is starting their professional career. This is for someone who enjoys learning, being keenly organised, and helping others perform at their best. The office is a great environment where we work in a relaxed but focussed way.

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

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Closing date: 18 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    We have 12 levels at Blue, each with a corresponding salary, an Office Administrator Apprentice would begin on Level 1. As you develop your knowledge and skills, your level will increase – each level increases in salary at least £4,000 pa.

  • Working week

    The typical working week hours are 9am - 5:30 shifts, Monday to Friday. During term time, your working week would change to four days in the office and one day at the university.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

At this early stage of a career, the responsibilities start basic and build over time. Your responsibilities will first grow to be:

  • Create and update records, keep the digital filing in order
  • Maintain the office
  • Manage purchases for the office
  • Raise and chase client invoices
  • Manage phone calls and post
  • Manage and set up meetings
  • Organise the staff socials
  • Take minutes for key meetings
  • Keep tabs on changes that would improve our environment

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

Once settled into the business, we would select an appropriate Degree Level Apprenticeship for you to enrol on. We believe the Business Management Degree at London South Bank University (LSBU) is a good choice for building a career in business. These apprenticeships typically take 4 years, and you receive a BA (Hons) degree on successful completion.

You do not need to pay for any training costs and therefore this is an excellent way to get a degree for free. See details here:

During term time, your working week would change to four days in the office and one day at

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have completed your apprenticeship, you will be offered the chance to stay with Blue on a permanent basis

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent a minimum of 5 GCSE (Grade Level 4 / C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade at least 120 UCAS points) Essential

Things to consider

One important thing to note is that we require candidates to have full eligibility to work in the UK without a Sponsored Visa

About the employer

We are a people-led structural engineering consultancy that are gaining market share every year due to our innovative processes and unique business model. We have grown on average 25% every year and to continue this trajectory, we need to get the absolute best staff in our company. Our Values are the driving force of our culture and our way of working. These values are : longevity; transparency; authenticity; innovation; wellness; interdependency.


Blue Engineering


The Lux Building

Unit 6 - 2-4 Hoxton Square

N1 6BU


Harry Lane

020 7247 3811

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Chartered manager (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please email to register your interest into this apprenticeship for 2023. Please state your full name, email address, contact number and what apprenticeship you are applying for. We will keep your details secure, and offer you the chance to start the application process next year.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Aug 2023