Business Administration Apprentice Middlesbrough College

Middlesbrough College are seeking a hardworking Level 3 Business Administrator Apprentice to join their team. The Business Administration Apprentice will work in the Business Engagement & Partnerships Department. They will assist with data input duties, the preparation of reports using College / Northern Skills Group Information systems .

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

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Data input duties and to assist with the preparation of reports using College / Northern Skills Group Information systems
  • Taking telephone and other telecommunications messages
  • To undertake general filing of electronic and paper correspondence for Directorate / Department
  • All non-confidential word processing
  • To assist staff in preparation of learning materials (where appropriate)
  • To facilitate the use of a Multi-Functional Device (MFD) for Directorate / Departmental staff
  • To keep Directorate / Departmental notice boards up to date
  • To assist with enrolment
  • To support staff in receiving visitors to the Directorate / Department
  • To actively show a commitment to the Directorate / Departmental Strategic Objectives
  • To show an active commitment to the College's Equality and Diversity Policy, Quality Frameworks and Health & Safety Procedures
  • To actively participate in Continuous Professional Development including the introduction of new technologies to allow you to contribute effectively to the success of the College
  • To carry out such other appropriate duties commensurate with your skills, knowledge and experience
  • The College may, in consultation with you, need to vary these duties from time to time in order to respond to the changing requirements of the College

Additional Duties -

  • Support the project team with administrative paperwork, and liaise with both learners and employers.
  • Support the business development managers with lead generation and apprentice vacancies.
  • Support the recruitment team with administration in relation to apprenticeship vacancies.
  • Maintain and update a computerised prospect database. (e.g. health and safety’s, SLA’s, ELI’s).
  • Support external customers in setting up their digital apprenticeship account.
  • Cover the STEM reception when required.
  • Willing to support with other projects within the business development team.
  • Support with applicant pre-employment checks that apply for apprenticeships delivered by Northern Skills Group.Support with advertising apprenticeship vacancies using a variety of advertising mediums.
  • Support with telephone screenings for new applicants applying for apprenticeships and arrange first stage interviews.
  • Support with the setup of initial assessments at first stage interviews, including invigilating these assessments.
  • Keep the ProEngage system up to date.
  • Provide apprenticeship information, advice and guidance to applicants including CV writing support.
  • Support with applicant queries.
  • Provide regular contact to active candidates.
  • Attendance at apprenticeship related events- regional travel.
  • Support with pushing current vacancies on our social media platforms.

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

Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard

  • Day release at Middlesbrough College 
  • On and off-the-job training 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills


GCSE or equivalent Math's and English (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change.  This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

Middlesbrough College is based in the center of Middlesbrough. It offers a wide range of courses, from A Levels, T Levels, Vocational courses, Adult and Community learning, Work Experience, Apprenticeships and so much more. Working at Middlesbrough College you will have access to great training, the option of 5+ Food Hubs, staff conferences, team building and more.


Middlesbrough College


Middlesbrough College

Dock Street



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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: 17 Oct 2023