Central Criminal Court Events and Administration Apprentice City of London Corporation

Known as the Old Bailey, the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, is one of a number of buildings housing the Crown Court. Behind its dignified façade the Old Bailey is a centre of intense activity with thousands of members of public, judges, counsel, jurors, witnesses and defendants, and staff needed to run the courts and the building.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    City of London Corporation staff can take advantage of the pension scheme. They also receive discounts and special offers for a wide range of products and services.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.15am - 5.00pm core hours. Flexibility will be required for business needs.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Purpose of Post.

To support the planning and delivery of events for commercial events and General Administration.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The post-holder will typically be responsible for assisting in the planning and delivering of events and the invoicing of commercial and external events to meet income generation targets
  • General administration that includes raising purchase orders, stock taking and working on Stores system. Provide cover in telephony when required
  • To liaise, as appropriate, with other departments and external contractors, especially in relationship to the management of events, to ensure the client’s requirements are met
  • To support the delivery of commercial events, meeting with clients to discuss their event needs and update set-up notes held on file
  • To administrate and print seating plans, menus and place cards, and any other material necessary, undertaking quality checks to ensure accuracy
  • Attend weekly event meetings to discuss and plan commercial events. Be the first point of call for queries and issues relating to these events
  • Liaison with the other teams and in-house caterers to ensure that all relevant event catering requirements are managed to a high standard and in accordance with the client’s expectations
  • To attend and support the running of the event ensuring guests are appropriately welcomed and, if necessary, seated during events
  • To contribute to the review and maintenance of local procedures including health and safety, logistical organisation and security in conjunction with the Commercial Events Manager and the Keeper of Central Criminal Court
  • To undertake any other duties that may reasonably be requested and appropriate to the grade
  • To actively seek to implement the City of London’s Occupational Health and Safety Policy in relation to the duties of the post, and at all times give due regard to the health and safety of both themselves and others when carrying out their duties
  • To actively seek to implement the City of London’s Equal Opportunity Policy and the objective to promote equality of opportunity in relation to the duties of the post

The training you will be getting

You will be supported to achieve the Business Administration Level 3 apprenticeship. Theoretical training will be delivered weekly with the support of the training provider. Practical training and support will be given in the workplace allowing you to embed your learning in the working environment.

You will receive hours 6 per week to support with your apprenticeship studies. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, we aim to offer a permanent role within the team if a position is available. Alternatively, we shall endeavour to secure an alternative position within the City of London Corporation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C / 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C / 5) Desired

Things to consider

A standard DBS will be required for this role. Police security checks may also be required depending on DBS report

About the employer

The City Corporation with a rich history that precedes parliament, the City Corporation has been an ever constant throughout history adapting in order to meet modern demands of the City it serves, and is home to some of the world’s most striking modern architecture. The City of London Corporation forms part of London as a whole, along with the 32 London Boroughs who have responsibility for local government services within their local area. Based at the Guildhall the City Corporation looks after and promotes the City of London


City of London Corporation


Old Bailey



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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 online and ensure that you answer the questions in the Recruitment Information Pack - please include your answers in the supporting information section of the application form. We are unable to accept curriculum Vitae (CVs)

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

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Closing date: today