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Business Administration Apprentice Level 3, Central Rivers, Barton under Needwood ALSTOM TRANSPORT UK LIMITED

Our apprenticeships combine academic college studies with real life work-based experience across our organisation. You will have the opportunity to build/gather evidence of your competence whilst working towards a formal Business Administrator L3 qualification. You will undertake receiving calls/take messages/routing correspondence, plus much more. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Act as the point of contact for projects
  • Performing administrative activities to support the Project Core Team and General Manager at Central Rivers with competent, dynamic and efficient skills
  • Undertake the tasks of receiving calls, take messages and routing correspondence
  • Handle requests and queries appropriately
  • Maintain professional and personal agenda, arrange meetings and appointments and provide reminders
  • Receptionist responsibilities, signing in and escorting visitors, booking meeting rooms and handling incoming and outgoing post
  • Produce reports, presentations and briefs
  • Develop and carry out an efficient documentation and filing system
  • Travel management; creation and end to-end management of all travels in relation with the travel agency and management of VISA processes and expense claims
  •  Invoice management; suppliers creation, purchase orders creation and follow-up with suppliers and accounting department with managing expenses
  • Supporting logistics organisation for project meetings
  • Serving as a point of contact with vendors/administrators
  • Take charge of all purchase request, purchase orders including managing external vendor queries
  • Carrying out an efficient documentation and filing system
  • Arranging meetings and appointments, booking lunches and refreshments
  • Support the roll out of APSYS at the depot 

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

  • You will be studying at Derby College and be working towards the Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard.
  • How training will be delivered is to be confirmed.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On completion of your apprenticeship you will be expected to move into your first role subject to business need. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 5 Subjects including Maths, English & Science (Grade 5-9) Essential

About the employer

This is an excellent opportunity to join a world leading engineering company where you will be working alongside qualified and experienced staff. Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions.




Central Rivers

Barton Under Needwood

DE13 8ES

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Mar 2023