Business Support Apprentice ALPHA SURVEYORS LTD

Alpha Chartered Surveyors are seeking a new administrative apprentice. The office is friendly, and relaxed, and we are offering the suitable applicant the opportunity to become an important team member with the chance of career progression. We hope that our new apprentice will remain with us after completion of the apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Hourly rate will be £5.50 per hour (inclusive of your day release into College) - this will be reviewed after 6 months.

  • Working week

    9am-5pm Monday to Friday (some flexibility around these hours - this can be discussed at interview.)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The busy office consists of two surveyors, administrative staff and office cat!

Over the years, the business has employed several administrative apprentices some of whom have gone on to further study to potentially follow a career in surveying. The role of administrative apprentice has provided them with the confidence, skills and knowledge to explore career opportunities that they did not envisage at the start of the apprenticeship.

We are a very supportive, and inclusive, family run business and welcome applications from any individuals who are focused on their future and are willing to work hard to achieve their goals.

The apprentice will be assisting with day to day tasks to assist with the smooth running of a busy office. The apprentice will assist the other administrative staff and surveyors in terms of

  • Client care
  • Typing survey reports
  • Preparing documents for clients
  • Preparing property files
  • Taking phone messages
  • Booking survey appointments
  • Assisting with social media marketing

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

As part of the Level 3 Business Administrator Standard, you will be required to learn the skills, knowledge and behaviours to ensure that you meet the criteria of the Apprenticeship (for further details, please see the link below for roles and responsibilities)

Business administrator / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Your training will be one day a week day release at our London Road Campus, with the remainder of your working week taking place in the workplace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is the opportunity to remain with the firm in a more senior role on completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Alpha Chartered Surveyors are a small firm of residential surveyors based in North Shropshire. They are a well established firm who undertake a range of professional work for both corporate and private clients. The business is primarily Shropshire based and has an excellent reputation within the county.








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Training provider



Jules Rhodes

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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