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Procurement Business Administration Apprentice (Level 3) United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

We have an excellent opportunity for motivated individuals to join our organisation. The work you’ll be doing will provide direct support to the Procurement team who are responsible for obtaining goods and services for the whole of UKAEA. You will learn about the different aspects of Procurement and attend college one day a week for your training

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

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The apprentice will be paid £13,525 in their first year, and £16,658 in their second year.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:15 - 16:30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting with collation and preparation of internal and external reports 
  • Maintaining data and databases in support of the Procurement function
  • Coordination of email, written and verbal communications, prioritising as appropriate
  • Provide administrative support to members of the department
  • Provide accurate up-to-date information and maintain records using the internet, database spreadsheets and paper-based systems
  • Support in the management and completion of Procurement helpdesk tickets

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

  • The qualification at the end of the training will be a Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration
  • The training will be provided by Abingdon and Witney College based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire 
  • The training will be one day a week at the college

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is potential for a full-time position being made available for the right candidate. The organisation often supports further training, and the role can be a gateway to further career opportunities in more senior positions

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 Maths, English and 3 other subjects (Grade C - A* (4-9)) Essential

About the employer

Fusion, the process that powers the Sun and Stars, is one of the most promising options for generating the cleaner, carbon-free energy that our world badly needs. We are placing the UK at the forefront of realising energy from fusion, by working with industry and research partners to deliver the ground-breaking developments that will underpin tomorrow's fusion power stations with the aim of bringing fusion electricity to the grid.


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via the above link. From the 'current vacancies page' scroll down to the 'Procurement Business Administration Apprentice 2023' vacancy and apply from there.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Feb 2023