Business Administration Apprenticeship OUTSPOKEN TRAINING LLP

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an apprentice in a vibrant cycle training provider business in Cambridge. We are looking for a positive and organised person to support the administration and coordination of our cycle training programmes. The job is extremely varied and you’ll be working with a small team of committed staff.

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Closing date: 27 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Thurs. 08:00 – 16:30, 30 minutes lunch break. Fri 08:00 – 14:00 no lunch break 38 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

An average week at Outspoken consists of ensuring that both schools and instructors are provided with the necessary information to plan and run Bikeability courses across the country. This ranges from answering school queries regarding dates and times down to making sure instructors know the location, type of course and number of pupils attending.


Daily tasks include answering emails and phone calls from instructors and school administrators, entering course information into a shared database to maintain accurate statistics, and making sure that schools have provided the necessary information for us to plan for their courses.

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

The apprentice would be assigned an assessor through the College, who would typically come out to visit in the workplace to assess workplace competence. Day release for workshop attendance/ online is once a month at Cambridge campus.

  • Level 3 Diploma in Business Administrator
  • Business Administrator - Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours.
  • Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 (exemptions apply)

Training delivered via college:

  • Communication
  • Event Management
  • Project Management
  • Ethical Issues in the workplace
  • Technology use in business
  • Understanding business stakeholders

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are a growing business and opportunities may arise for career progression at the end of the apprenticeship. Our last two apprentices were offered permanent roles at the end of their apprenticeship thanks to their performance and the growth of the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Inter-personal skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C or 4) Essential

About the employer

Outspoken Training teaches life skills and creates more confident and more able cyclists through fun, interactive and engaging cycle training. We run courses and initiatives throughout the country but our inspiration comes from where we started - in Cambridge, the UK’s city of cycling. We have a dedicated team who make it their mission to show others how much (fun!) can be done on a bike. Outspoken Training employs 7 full-time staff based at the office with a further 120 instructors based from their own homes who work in 900+ schools throughout our region. The instructors come in regularly for training courses and staff catch ups.




The Bike Depot 140 Cowley Road



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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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