Business Administrator Apprentice FORT VALE ENGINEERING LIMITED

As an apprentice in business administration you will learn a broad range of skills and competencies. You will gain an appreciation of departments such as sales, purchasing, design, accounts and HR that will help you become an accomplished professional in business services and support.

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

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4.15pm and Friday 7.30am - 12.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Identifies opportunities to improve performance and service
  • Maintains required records as part of services delivered
  • Prepares reports and management information
  • Keep up to date with business changes and HR legal / policy / process changes
  • Deliver excellent customer service on a range of queries and requirements, providing solutions, advice and support

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

The apprentice will be working towards a Level 3 Business Administrator. The training will be at Burnley College 1 day a week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is a potential of being offered a permanent full time position once completing the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative


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

About the employer

Fort Vale Engineering Limited is the world leader in the precision manufacture of valves and fittings for the transportation of bulk liquids in the tank container, road taker and rail industries. Fort Vale has offices and stock in the UK, USA, Holland, Singapore, China and Russia as well as authorised distributors located around the world. Fort Vale owns self-sufficient manufacturing facilities, having total control over manufacturing processes from foundry to testing. From initial research and development to the final product, Fort Vale can supply quality equipment, both standard and bespoke to meet with each clients requirements. There is an exciting new opportunity for a HR Administration Apprentice to join the Fort Vale team at their site in Burnley and you will get involved in opportunities and projects that will help you develop the skills, experience and knowledge to become a business administrator.




Calder Vale Park Simonstone Lane Simonstone


BB12 7ND

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Training provider



01282 733005

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: 15 Aug 2023