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Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship - Clark Willis Solicitors Limited (Darlington) CLARK WILLIS SOLICITORS LTD

The firm requires an outgoing and friendly individual to work in a busy team. The successful applicant will be willing to interact with clients and staff, both face-to-face and via telephone, as well as being willing to learn. You will work in a fast paced environment with a dedicated and knowledgeable team.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The firm requires an outgoing and friendly individual to work in a busy team. You will work in a fast paced environment with a dedicated and knowledgeable team.

Main duties are:

  • Client contact / queries
  • Use of bespoke IT system
  • Preparation of client paperwork
  • General administration
  • Dealing with personal information, client queries and filing them correctly
  • Transferring and updating existing client data
  • Using basic Microsoft packages
  • Reception duties

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

Training will be provided to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English (if required)

Training will take place weekly, on a day release basis, at Darlington Borough Council Learning and Skills training centre (DL1 5AJ). Here you will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to ensure these exceed the minimum requirements for the Business Administrator Level 3 apprenticeship standards. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completion of this apprenticeship could lead to:

  • Employment with the firm
  • FE/HE Course in Legal work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4+ (C+)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4+ (C+)) Essential

Things to consider

You will be required to attend our training centre, based at The Coleridge Centre, Darlington (DL1 5AJ) and you will need to make your own way there for day release training. Travel to and from the employer, based at 105 Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7LB.

About the employer

Clark Willis Solicitors Limited is a leading provider of legal services in County Durham, the Tees Valley and North Yorkshire. They are a growing team of highly respected lawyers committed to making legal services simple to understand and accessible to all.








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Training provider



Graham Curry


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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