Business Administration and Facilities Apprentice UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM (THE)

The School of Health Sciences is recruiting a business administration apprentice to support our front of house and facilities team. The team provides a wide range of administrative support to colleagues, students and visitors across the school, including managing our office space and providing a welcoming and effective reception desk service.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    We provide a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes. We also offer an excellent holiday allowance of 25 days, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays.

  • Working week

    Hours of work are full-time (36.25 per week), worked 5 days, Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    09 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will learn to handle queries from students, staff and external partners and will play an important role in ensuring we provide an effective, professional environment in which to study and work.

You will learn a range of business process as well as gaining more detailed knowledge about facilities management. Specific duties will include:   

  • Responding to staff and student enquiries at our welcome desk
  • Handling and responding to emails and requests for support
  • Assisting with the management of our office and shared spaces and facilities
  • Working with our health and safety leads to maintain a safe and pleasant working environment

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

  • You will work towards a Level 3 qualification in Business Administration 
  • The apprenticeship will be provided in conjunction with Inspiro Learning

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Subject to successful completion of the apprenticeship and satisfactory performance, this opportunity will possibly lead to permanent employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Flexible approach to work, Positive attitude


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including English and maths (Grade 4 - 9) Essential

Things to consider

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. Recruitment will be based purely upon merit.

About the employer

We are a community where everyone can contribute and be appreciated for who they are. We set the highest standards for ourselves and our work and support each other to achieve them. We adopt a straightforward and transparent way of communicating with each other and with the world, championing the free exchange of ideas. We have regard for each other’s rights and feelings, and demonstrate this in our behaviour, treating each other with kindness.




Queens Medical Centre

Derby Road




Beth Watson

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply directly via the University of Nottingham's online application form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023