Business Administration Apprenticeship L PETTERSON, E FORREST, L STEINBERG.A CLINTON

Your role will be based around providing assistance to secretaries and fee earners, to enable them to work efficiently. Duties will include greeting clients, answering the telephone, housekeeping of reception area, sorting post, and more.

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Closing date: 19 Apr 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 (exact hours to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Greet and welcome clients as soon as they arrive in the office
  • Direct clients/visitors to the appropriate person and office
  • Answer, record and forward all incoming phone calls
  • Ensure reception and the office area is kept tidy and presentable at all times
  • Receive, sort and distribute post/deliveries daily
  • Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk
  • Perform other receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, faxing and anything to assist secretaries and fee earners
  • Dealing with petty cash
  • Making sure office stationery supplies is kept well stocked

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Via your ITEC tutor and on-the-job training, you'll get the opportunity to learn:

  • IT
  • Record and document production
  • Decision making
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication
  • Quality
  • Planning and organisation
  • Project management
  • Relevant regulation
  • Policies
  • External environment factors

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of a full-time position upon completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Meikles Solicitors




9 Duke 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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