Business Administration Apprentice CBRE GWS

The successful applicant for this role will deliver administration duties as requested daily as well as being the first point of contact for all visitors and contractors. This job will play a key role in supporting our client’s site operations by ensuring their front of house and site administration activities are managed effectively and in-line with their corporate guidance.

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Closing date: 26 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Starting Salary £14,000 with an increase every year until fully qualified.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm with 1 hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Attend company meetings
  • Create and update records and databases
  • Manage phone calls and correspondence (e-mail, letters, packages etc.)


The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • All training to take place at the employers premises

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once completed the apprenticeship – CBRE can offer more training to go into Finance, Operations or down any pathway they feel will benefit them and the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Employer Description: This should clearly describe what the employer does. Please reflect the size, location and environments where possible. CBRE are the world’s leading integrated facilities manager. Our global operating model is hard services-led, empowered by technology and able to leverage the best supplier partners. We self-perform more technical maintenance work orders in more countries than any of our competitors, guaranteeing unparalleled value for our clients. The client, AkzoNobel are experts in making coatings and the site in Ashington is designed to be the most advanced and sustainable paint manufacturing facility in the world.




Oakwood Way

Ashwood Business Park


NE63 0XF

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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