Lower Thames Crossing- Business Administration Apprentice BALFOUR BEATTY PLC

An opportunity for individuals to kick start their careers with our unique Business Administration Apprenticeship with Balfour Beatty to work on the Lower Thames Crossing project. Throughout the apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to rotate and spend time in various key functions.

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Closing date: 29 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Arranging meetings
  • Update and maintain various systems for different departments including HR and Social Value
  • Record and document information
  • Understand the steps / documentation required
  • Attending events in the local area
  • Measure, record and value work supervised in accordance with appropriate rules and procedures
  • Note taking and updating databases
  • Maintain a Personal Development Plan

The training you will be getting

Full Business and Administration Level 3.

Not college based, all work will be completed in the workplace. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On completion of your apprenticeship, you will have options to develop your career with Balfour Beatty, including further education or permanent employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

There could be opportunities to work across other Balfour Beatty schemes in the southeast and gain experience with other supply chain partners. There might be a need for travel and occasional overnight stays where all costs will be reimbursed.

About the employer

Employer information – tell us about your organisation This will allow the candidate to know a bit more about you and what they can expect when working with you if successful Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group. With 25,000 employees across the UK, US and Hong Kong, we’re leading the transformation of our industry to meet the challenges of the future. Trusted by our customers to deliver sustainable solutions and strengthen communities, we finance, develop, build, maintain and operate the increasingly complex and critical infrastructure that supports national economies and deliver projects at the heart of local communities. If you are successful, you will be working on the Lower Thames Crossing Project. Balfour Beatty have been awarded the contract to deliver the ‘Roads North of the Thames’ package of works for the proposed Lower Thames Crossing. The Lower Thames Crossing is part of the biggest investment in the country’s road network for a generation and an essential component in the UK’s future transport infrastructure. The Lower Thames Crossing will create a new connection under the river Thames to increase capacity and ease congestion in the South of England.




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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


Diane Ridgley



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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