Business Administration Apprenticeship CAIRN CROSS CIVIL ENGINEERING LTD

VQ Solutions seeks a Business Admin Apprentice to join Carin Cross Civil Engineering. They are in search of a hardworking, articulate individual to support the team in their Morley office. This position presents an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to kickstart their career in business admin and acquire valuable experience.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 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

    08:00 - 17:00, Monday - Thursday. 08.00 - 15.30, Friday. 41 paid hours with 30 minutes per day lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 41

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Provide a range of administration support to both office and site based staff where required
  • Be responsible for the accurate printing, binding, photocopying and associated tasks of reports and documents
  • Be responsible for the ordering of stationery and ensure the register is up to date and supplies are at the correct levels
  • The input of data and use of a number IT packages such as word and excel and familiarisation with Microsoft Office
  • Arrange and attend meetings and take notes and distribute minutes
  • Sourcing and arranging training events with follow up and feedback
  • Providing support to the Health, Safety, Quality and Environment Manager in the distribution of information to site
  • Supporting the Directors with ongoing administration requirements
  • Supporting the general upkeep of the IMS (Information Management system) and documents

The training you will be getting

  • You will work towards a Business Administrator
    Level 3 (A level) Standard qualification, delivered by VQ Solutions. You will have a dedicated VQ Mentor and will also be supported internally by your manager
  • During this apprenticeship, you will develop a portfolio, attend online workshop sessions and have regular reviews. All apprenticeship work will be completed during working hours

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Cairn Cross has great progression routes upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Good time management


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

About the employer

Cairn Cross are a collaborative, progressive and innovative multi-disciplined engineering company that are shaping future infrastructure. We design and deliver significant infrastructure projects across the UK as main contractor and with in-house design capabilities.







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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


Christy Slater

01423 740006

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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