Compliance Support Administrator Apprentice Civil Aviation Authority - London

Are you motivated, committed and reliable? Are you wanting the opportunity to work in an administration role with the existing team at Civil Aviation Authority? If this sounds like you, apply now!

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

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Closing date: 19 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 May 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Aviation Security Compliance (ASC) Group plays a vital role in ensuring that all participants in the UK aviation industry are kept safe & secure. This is achieved through the oversight of airports, airlines, and other aviation partners to ensure their compliance with globally established aviation security obligations. The group's responsibilities include conducting security observations, inspections, audits, and tests which enables the Secretary of State for Transport to meet their legal obligations.

Accountabilities include:

  • Oversee & action work requests & emails received from internal & external contacts
  • Manage industry contacts ensuring all details held on file & in company databases are current, changes are processed expediently & contact details are reviewed & updated on a periodical basis
  • Review & update company databases with contact information. Ensure that external stakeholders are able to receive correspondence from the CAA in a secure & timely fashion
  • Provide day to day administrative support to various ASC functions
  • Act as the Secretariat for the Aviation Compliance Management Group meetings and produce minutes & action log
  • Support to the Cargo Regulated Agents, Known Consignors & in- flight supplies administrative function
  • Support the Compliance Assurance Manager with the development and maintenance of the Quality Management System and Assurance Objectives
  • The team is responsible for data management & assurance of compliance monitoring data & liaison with UK aviation security entities based throughout the UK

Additional Information:

  • For appointments within the CAA, these roles require access to operationally sensitive infrastructure and/or Nationally Protected information
  • For these roles the post holders must undergo National Security Vetting and achieve the appropriate level of clearance. To be vetted we will usually expect a reasonable period of residency in the UK so that meaningful checks can be undertaken. For this role this will need to be 5 years. The CAA values high ethical standards and personal integrity among employees. If invited for interview you will be asked to complete a declaration of interest

Working With Us:

  • We are on a journey towards being increasingly adaptable, where our colleagues collaborate as part of cross-functional teams. This approach ensures we never stop learning together. It also means that you may become involved in activities that take you out of your day-to-day role, providing you with opportunities to develop and grow your career with us
  • We have embraced hybrid working and offer flexible working patterns, being open to having a conversation about what works for you. We know where and when we work is important in achieving a work-life balance. We are passionate about diversity and ensuring all are included at the CAA. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We use fair and inclusive selection approaches to hire the best person for the job based on merit alone. As a member of the Disability Confident scheme, applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a role with us will be guaranteed an interview. If you require an adjustment for any reason, please let us know
  • We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities, and communities however due to the security clearance process required for this role, we are unable to accept applications from anyone under the age of 18. For more information on SC clearance, please visit Vetting explained - GOV.UK (
  • At the Civil Aviation Authority, you will be working towards a Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship over the course of 18 months

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3 including Functional Skills in maths and English

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On going learning and development opportunities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills


Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

About the employer

As the UK's aviation regulator we work so that: - the aviation industry meets the highest safety standards, consumers have choice, value for money, are protected and treated fairly when they fly. - through efficient use of airspace, the environmental impact of aviation on local communities is effectively managed and CO2 emissions are reduced. - the aviation industry manages security risks effectively. We are a public corporation, established by Parliament in 1972 as an independent specialist


Civil Aviation Authority - London


Westferry Circus

E14 4HD

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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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 May 2024