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Marketing and Business Assistant Apprentice LIGHTHOUSE LEARNING TRUST

Fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to join the Business and Marketing department! You’ll assist the marketing team with promotional and communication activities across the Trust. To start your career, APPLY NOW!

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Closing date: 06 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist with the production of marketing campaigns for all areas of the colleges supported by the marketing team.
  • Support the marketing team with all business activities related to marketing of the Trust.
  • Contribute to promotional activities to attract more student numbers gathering material and copying to produce resources.
  • General business admin tasks.
  • Assist with social media campaigns and integrate with other marketing activities.
  • Contribute to internal communication activities across the Trust.
  • Support and assist with all college marketing events.

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Standard, which includes:

  • Modules covering Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours in Business.
  • You'll have a personal tutor to guide you through your training.
  • You will attend 1:1 sessions with your tutor every 2/3 weeks.
  • End Point Assessment (online).
  • Occasional group classes with other learners.
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths & English if required.
  • Business Administrator Certificate from IFATE and City & Guilds.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

If the apprentice proves to be successful with their duties during the apprenticeship, the role would be expanded beyond the 15 month apprenticeship. Lighthouse Learning Trust are passionate about promoting staff from within and helping people develop their careers, up the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C or 9-3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C or 9-3) Desired

Things to consider

The apprenticeship will be expected to occasionally travel to St Vincent College, Mill Lane, Gosport, PO12 4QA. Therefore the ability to drive would be preferred.

About the employer

Lighthouse Learning Trust employs 375 staff and comprises two sixth form colleges – Richard Taunton College in Southampton and St Vincent College in Gosport. We are proud of our colleges, both of which have been praised by Ofsted and rated as ‘Good’. The Trust is strongly committed to the principle of inclusion – we hold a firm belief that every young person should be offered an equal opportunity to succeed no matter what their starting point may be. Our aim is to provide welcoming, safe, and supportive institutions that will offer the best possible learning experience. We will always seek to find the right pathway for every learner.




Richard Taunton

Hill Lane


SO15 5RL

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Training provider



Lilly Spake


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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