Business Administration Apprenticeship (NS) Middlesbrough College

You will be an integral part of the Business Engagement & Partnerships Department. Get ready to dive into the world of data input, report preparation and general administrative wizardry. From handling telecommunications messages to conducting telephone interviews and promoting apprenticeships at events.

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Closing date: 17 Mar 2024

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, Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

· Data Dynamo: Take charge of data input duties and assist in crafting reports using cutting-edge College / Northern Skills Group Information systems. Your precision and attention to detail will be the backbone of our operations.

· Communication Maestro: Field telephone and other telecommunications messages with finesse.

· You'll also be the friendly face supporting staff in receiving visitors and drop in from college students, creating a welcoming atmosphere in our department.

· Guidance Guru: Conduct telephone interviews and provide initial guidance on apprenticeships, helping aspiring apprentices embark on their professional journeys.

· Eligibility Sherlock: Play a crucial role in checking the eligibility of students applying for apprenticeships, ensuring that only the most deserving candidates make the cut.

· Event Enthusiast: Attend events promoting apprenticeships, showcasing the exciting opportunities that await young talent. Your enthusiasm will be contagious!

· Social Media Maestro: Use your social media prowess to support the team by pushing current apprenticeship vacancies, making a real impact in the digital realm.

· Documentation Dynamo: Chase down necessary documentation from both candidates and employers, ensuring a seamless and efficient recruitment process.

· Team Player: Embrace any additional duties that contribute to the smooth functioning of the recruitment team and compliance. Your flexibility and eagerness to learn will be your biggest assets.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Day release at Middlesbrough College/Training Centre
  • On and off the job training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills


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

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

Large college based in Middlesbrough providing apprenticeships, vocational courses, A Levels, T Levels and more. Northern Skills and TTE are now a part of the Middlesbrough College Group.


Middlesbrough College


Middlesbrough College

Dock Street



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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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