Business Administration Apprenticeship AGE UK GATESHEAD

Age UK is a registered charity which provides a range of services for older people across the borough of Gateshead, contributing to our strategic objectives to reduce social isolation and providing and promoting access to opportunities, activities and services which increase older people's physical and mental well-being.

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

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Closing date: 11 Dec 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 to Friday - Shift times & breaks to be arranged at interview.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Scanning, photocopying, faxing, filing and other general office duties.
  • Re-stocking and re-ordering/purchase of organisational supplies.
  • Maintenance of records on Charitylog and of filing/storage systems.
  • Answering incoming calls across the organisation, deciding who the calls are for and what action is needed.
  • Using Charitylog to record enquiries, take basic details and messages and set follow up action where appropriate as well a maintaining the case records.

The training you will be getting

  • You will gain a Level 3 Business Administration qualification at the end of your apprenticeship.
  • All training will be carried out at your place of work.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Apprentices will be fully supported and mentored with opportunities to gain experience across other aspects of the organisation/ departments, to become an integrated member of the business development team, leading to potential employment within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

We are an independent, local charity supporting older people in Gateshead and Newcastle for over 50 years. Our services aim to support older people, their families and carers. ​We are here to make Gateshead a more age-friendly place and we do this by providing services that make a difference, standing up for their interests, enabling their voices to be heard and fostering a sense of community and belonging for all older people.​







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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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through the Tyne North Training website as they are the apprentice training provider.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Dec 2023