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Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship Meridian Trust

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join our friendly & vibrant Support Team at Peterborough's specialist STEM school as a Business Admin Apprentice. You will be a valued part of our friendly & supportive team, gaining a Level 3 qualification in business administration & a breadth of knowledge & experience. You will be maintaining systems and ensuring data is handled, stored and used correctly, communicating with internal and external partners.

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Closing date: 15 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - hours can be either 08.30am to 4.30pm or 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will be maintaining systems and ensuring data is handled, stored and used correctly, communicating with internal and external partners. Learning our organisational purpose, activities, aims and values while working towards your apprenticeship in business administration level 3
  • Getting to know our organisational structure and demonstrating the impact of how your work benefits the organisation
  • This is a busy and varied role and your duties will include a variation of tasks, from communicating with internal and external audiences to maintenance of systems and standards and opportunity to gain meaningful workplace experience

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

During your Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship, you will be based at our site, Greater Peterborough University Technical College, and will receive ongoing training and support from Smart Training and Recruitment. 

Where a business administrator has not already achieved Level 2 English and maths, they must do so before taking the end-point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Can lead to a permanent position upon successful completion of the level 3 business administration apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

must be able to commute to our Peterborough premises, be reliable & punctual

About the employer

Greater Peterborough University Technical College (GPUTC) joined Meridian Trust in 2021, GPUTC places STEM at the heart of all it does. It is the school of choice for the engineers, architects, scientists, and designers of the future in Peterborough and surrounding area. Its innovative approach prioritises employer-led enrichment activities, work experience, and personalised careers guidance, alongside technical and traditional qualifications at GCSE and A Level standard. Students can join in years 7, 9, 10 or 12, and enjoy learning in a state-of-the-art building, using industry leading facilities and equipment. The schools expeditionary learning offer is unique to the area and one it is proud to have. Meridian Trust is a successful multi-academy trust founded on its commitment to people and communities. Our proven approach over more than a decade has elevated us to a respected and admired academy trust, a national leader in education and a source of great pride to the communities we serve. The Trust currently operates 28 schools across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire and has forged strong links within all these communities. We are committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff. To find out more about the Trust, please visit:


Meridian Trust


Greater Peterborough University Technical College, University Park Crescent, Peterborough, PE1 4DZ


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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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