Business Administration Apprentice LV3 Fawkes & Reece (North) Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established recruitment business as an apprentice Business admin. You will work as part of a team screening candidates and supporting a team of consultants as well as general admin based duties.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday – 8am – 5pm with 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    04 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Planning and executing new candidate searches and market maps against a brief (provided by team members)
  • Identification and qualification of new and existing candidates
  • Developing strong relationships with the best talent within your sector
  • Due diligence – obtaining reference contacts and facilitating or completing the bespoke Hunter referencing process.
  • CV formatting to client submission standard – additional proposal, candidate pack and client report formatting in the Search based businesses
  • Candidate interview preparation where appropriate – email and telephone briefing
  • Maintenance of candidate relationships (if not forward for live roles)
  • Developing client / business development leads through candidate networking and relationships
  • Maintaining and developing talent pools on our CRM system, including proactive population of candidate skill-set verticals with new talent
  • Meeting any legal contract compliance requirements for placed candidates
  • Learning client-side delivery and business development skills to support progression

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

  • Level 3 Certificate in Business administration
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment
  • Functional skills in maths and English, if required.
  • This qualification will be delivered in the work place via assessor visits

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time, permanent role within the business with potential to progress up to managing consultant after the apprenticeship is complete.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Good Interpersonal skills, Friendly & approachable, Confident Communicator, Punctual, Willingness to learn/develop


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

About the employer

Fawkes & Reece is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy and one of the fastest growing, independently owned Recruitment Companies in the UK. We are personable, passionate and driven, but we also have a company culture that we are proud of and stands out for the way in which our people interact and work together.


Fawkes & Reece (North) Ltd



Pebble Close


B77 4RD

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Training provider



William Timmis

0300 456 2424

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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