Business Administration Apprentice Nottingham College

We have an exciting opportunity for an administrator apprentice to join the curriculum team based at Ruddington Campus on a fixed term contract. This role would suit someone with a passionate interest in office-based administration and looking to commit to a career in this field.

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Closing date: 19 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 4.30pm and Friday, 8.30am - 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has great attention to details, is well organised, passionate and has an interest in working with people. In this role, you will develop a wide range of skills including, data inputting of student details, communicating with managers, tutors and support services, taking student and employer enquiries and liaising with team members, supporting team meetings and general administrative tasks. We are looking for someone who is confident in their IT skills, has a willingness to learn and get involved, is a good communicator and has a calm approach to working in a busy environment.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Timely and accurate input and maintenance of all data records held on the College student records system and other related College systems. This will include enrolment, timetabling and a variety of other student data activities
  • Ensuring all data processing adheres to funding rules, audit requirements and College policies
  • Using College reports to track and monitor compliance with funding rules, audit requirements and College policies
  • Providing data support to tutors, College managers, and external partners, delivering high standards of customer care at all times to ensure that queries are reviewed and resolved. This may be via telephone, Teams, face to face or email
  • Actioning validation error reports to ensure accuracy of student data
  • Helping improve team processes and procedures with the Team Leader
  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate filing systems both in electronic and paper based format including individual student and programme files
  • Attending meetings with Curriculum, Support Services and Partners when necessary

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

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment
  • If required you will do Functional skills at level 2
  • This qualification is completed in the wortkplace. However, you will have a college day biweekly at Nottingham College City Hub

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Excellent communication skills, Strong IT skills, Effective time management, Willing to learn


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential

About the employer

Nottingham College offers a comprehensive range of further and higher education courses and training opportunities for business and industry.


Nottingham College


Mere Way

Ruddington Country Park

NG11 6JZ

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Training provider



Nottingham College


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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