Business Administration Apprenticeship



Closes on Sunday 1 September

Posted on 10 June 2024


Tecalemit have an exciting opportunity for a business administration apprentice to join their growing team. Tecalemit are looking for someone who would be proud to be part of the present and the future of Tecalemit. If you feel you have the right approach, have a tremendous technical skill-set, are intelligent, flexible, and “can-do”,… then apply!

Annual wage
£11,648 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Business administrator (level 3)
Monday to Friday, between 08:30 and 17:00. Exact hours to be agreed with employer during recruitment stage.

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 15 September


1 Year 6 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

The apprenticeship consists of:

  • Level 3 Business Administration Standard qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English

You will attend monthly sessions as part of your off the job training throughout your apprenticeship. Most aspects of your training will be delivered on site by the employer, where you will gain all the skills, knowledge and experience to assist you in this role. Your duties will vary from day to day, and throughout your onsite learning process you will work closely with experienced members of staff.

You will have regular visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will help you and monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.

Where you’ll work







An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Business administrator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Skilled in the use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to: write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, record and analyse data. Examples include MS Office or equivalent packages. Able to choose the most appropriate IT solution to suit the business problem. Able to update and review databases, record information and produce data analysis where required.
  • Produces accurate records and documents including: emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals. Makes recommendations for improvements and present solutions to management. Drafts correspondence, writes reports and able to review others' work. Maintains records and files, handles confidential information in compliance with the organisation's procedures. Coaches others in the processes required to complete these tasks.
  • Exercises proactivity and good judgement. Makes effective decisions based on sound reasoning and is able to deal with challenges in a mature way. Seeks advice of more experienced team members when appropriate.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation. Demonstrates ability to influence and challenge appropriately. Becomes a role model to peers and team members, developing coaching skills as they gain area knowledge.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms. Uses the most appropriate channels to communicate effectively. Demonstrates agility and confidence in communications, carrying authority appropriately. Understands and applies social media solutions appropriately. Answers questions from inside and outside of the organisation, representing the organisation or department.
  • Completes tasks to a high standard. Demonstrates the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks and applies themself to continuously improve their work. Is able to review processes autonomously and make suggestions for improvements. Shares administrative best-practice across the organisation e.g. coaches others to perform tasks correctly. Applies problem-solving skills to resolve challenging or complex complaints and is a key point of contact for addressing issues.
  • Takes responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, manages priorities and time in order to successfully meet deadlines. Positively manages the expectations of colleagues at all levels and sets a positive example for others in the workplace. Makes suggestions for improvements to working practice, showing understanding of implications beyond the immediate environment (e.g. impact on clients, suppliers, other parts of the organisation). Manages resources e.g. equipment or facilities. Organises meetings and events, takes minutes during meetings and creates action logs as appropriate. Takes responsibility for logistics e.g. travel and accommodation.
  • Uses relevant project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and report. Plans required resources to successfully deliver projects. Undertakes and leads projects as and when required.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English GCSE (grade A* - C (equivalent to 4-9))
    • Mathematics GCSE (grade A* - C (equivalent to 4-9))

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Patience

    About this company

    Today we are part of one of Europe's largest garage equipment manufacturers. We supply a complete range of garage equipment with a focus on MOT Testing, tyre fitting, wheel alignment, and vehicle lifting as well as headlight testing and brake testing. Werther, Sicam and APAC are also group members and we trade across Europe, North America and beyond. Together we strive to exceed customer expectations with workshop service solutions for the “world of wheels” as well as specialised vehicle lifting equipment. Tecalemit has been helping garages and workshops provide a superior service to motorists since the 1920s. We have achieved a worldwide reputation for supplying a comprehensive range of quality vehicle servicing and testing equipment for motorcycles, cars and commercial vehicles. Tecalemit also offers the most extensive after-sales support to its customers. With a technical support team of highly trained engineers located throughout the UK, we service, calibrate and repair all makes of garage equipment. Tecalemit is a founder member of the Garage Equipment Association, as well as being members of the Contractors Health & Safety Scheme and an ISO: 9001 business.

    After this apprenticeship

    • There may be an opportunity for the right candidate to remain at the office and progress into different roles or to develop the skills to go on and progress an exciting career in a busy working environment.

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    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000229625.

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    Closes on Sunday 1 September

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