Business Administration Apprenticeship HEWITTS SOLICITORS

Hewitt’s has served the local community for more than 60 years. As one of the longest established law firms in the North East, we pride ourselves on our friendly team-oriented culture. We are committed to developing all of our staff through training and an emphasis on internal promotion. Due to growth, we are now looking for our new Business Administration (Level 2) Apprentice.

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Closing date: 05 Oct 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 - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm with 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • File management 
  • Reception duties and assisting reception staff
  • Assisting accounts staff
  • Liaising with others by telephone
  • Arranging mail despatch by post, hand, email, fax or Document Exchange
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Photocopying, including numbering, colouring, binding of copies as required
  • Consumables ordering
  • Daily filing including file opening and closing.

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Via your ITEC tutor and on-the-job training, you'll get the

Opportunity to learn:

  • IT
  • Record and document production
  • Decision making
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communications
  • Quality
  • Planning and organisation
  • Project management
  • Relevant regulation
  • Policies
  • Business fundamentals
  • Processes
  • External environment factors.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence.
  • Potential for full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

ITEC North East are working on behalf of this company Do not contact the company direct If you have any queries please contact ITEC North East on the contact details provided If your application is successful you will be expected to attend a 1-1 interview with ITEC's Apprentice Team via telephone

About the employer

Hewitts has served the local community for more than 60 years. As one of the longest established law firms in the North East, our partners, consultants and associates work together in dedicated legal teams. We have endeavoured to provide as much information as possible on our website about the areas of law we cover.






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Training provider



Laura McMaster


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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