V01977 - Business Administration Apprenticeship BAE SYSTEMS PLC

The Business Administration Apprenticeship is an 2 year scheme that will provide you with the opportunity to undertake a range of placements across our growing business. Business administration is a vital part of our organisation and through this scheme you will become a valuable asset to our team.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    We offer a competitive salary with annual increases throughout the apprenticeship and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and Share Incentive plan.

  • Working week

    Details tbc

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

In Weapon Systems UK we have Business Administration roles across many departments ranging from HR and Communications to Safety, Health and Environment.

Our placements are designed to provide opportunity to undertake a range of day to day tasks that ensure our business runs smoothly.

You will have responsibility for the following types of activities; diary management, organisation of meetings, effective management of internal and external correspondence, minute/note-taking, liaising and assisting the senior leadership team, and arrangement of domestic and international travel. 

The scheme will involve a number of placements working in a variety of different functions across our business. The scheme provides a great opportunity to learn about our business undertaking an important day to day role. 

The Business Administration Apprentice is one ideally suited to enthusiastic and outgoing individuals who enjoy working in a team, can work on their own initiative and have excellent communication skills.

The training you will be getting

Business Administration Level 3

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Around 95% of apprentices choose to stay on with us. And as a global business there are a world of opportunities – whether you decide to stay in the UK, or explore an overseas role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs inc Maths, Science, English & Technology (Grade A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential

About the employer

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 93,000 people in around 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.




BAE Systems

1st Floor, Main Shipyard Offices


LA14 1AF


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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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2024