Business Administration Apprentice Blyth Harbour Commissioners

Transped is looking for an Apprentice to train in Administration. The ideal candidate must be willing and able to work flexible shift patterns during busy periods and be numerate & literate. As part of your day to day duties you will be managing diaries and organise meetings and appointments. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 9am to 5pm, flexible shifts

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Act as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls
  • Book and arrange travel, transport, and accommodation
  • Type, compile, and prepare reports, presentations, and correspondence
  • Process new sales orders and general data processing requests
  • Manage databases and filing systems
  • Take care of orders of office supplies and other materials
  • Record dispatch notes, receipts and stock information

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative


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

About the employer

As a statutory trust established by an Act of Parliament in 1882, Blyth Harbour Commission is responsible for conservancy and safe navigation on the River Blyth and operates for the benefit of all stakeholders who include commercial and leisure port users, our employees, the local community and the regional and national economy.


Blyth Harbour Commissioners


South Harbour



NE24 3PB

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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