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Business Administrator Apprentice ALWAY LOUGHBOROUGH LIMITED

Due to existing growth of the company, Alway Loughborough are looking for a Business Administrator Apprentice, who will work closely with different teams to support them with administration activities such as processing purchase orders and reconciling with purchase invoices to ensure smooth day to day running.

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Closing date: 06 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Potential for an annual Christmas bonus.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5pm (2pm finish on Fridays)

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Day to day duties of the apprentice will include (but are not limited to):

  • General reception duties such as greeting clients arriving for meetings, transferring telephone calls and taking messages to pass on to the relevant person
  • Processing purchase orders and reconciling with purchase invoices
  • Processing sales invoices and ensuring they are receiving by the customer
  • Preparing documents
  • Ensuring all contracts are kept up to date and negotiating the best deals when contracts are up for renewal
  • Making travel arrangements for employees that will be working away
  • Assisting with filing and ensuring that all documents are filed correctly
  • Monitoring emails and distribute accordingly.

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

L3 Apprenticeship Standard in Business Administrator.

End-Point Assessment (EPA):

  • Knowledge test
  • Portfolio based interview
  • Project presentation

Delivery Method:

  • 14 sessions delivered at Loughborough (Thurs AM)
  • Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
  • Diarised visits from dedicated trainer/assessor

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential progression to an Office Supervisor position following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

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, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College has the right to close this vacancy before the end date.

About the employer

Alway are an engineering/manufacturing company providing specialist turnkey engineering solutions since 1985. We have established ourselves as a leading manufacturer and supplier of bespoke stainless-steel equipment and machinery, primarily to the food & beverages and the construction sector.




Unit Y

Hockey Close


LE11 5GX

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Training provider



Hayley Cousins

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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