Business Administrator Apprenticeship SWAAT

We are a small friendly business based in Liskeard, Cornwall. The job will provide the successful applicant access to a Level 3 Business Administrator qualification. We are committed to ensuring that it empowers the individual to contribute effectively to our organizational success, laying the foundation for a rewarding career journey.

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Closing date: 26 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,648.00 to £20,820.80

    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 8.30am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Job will involve:

Participating in creating and implementing training programs.

Coordinating training sessions and workshops.

Ensuring timely delivery of training content.

Booking and setting up classrooms or training venues.

Managing schedules, ensuring trainers and participants are well-informed.

Handling administrative tasks related to training logistics.

Building and maintaining positive relationships with staff, trainers, and management.

Facilitating effective communication between staff and candidates.



The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administrator qualification.

Cornwall College, with a mix of site training and day release.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We would hope that the successful applicant would stay with the company, as previous apprentices have and enjoy a long and happy working life with us. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Desired

About the employer

South West Assessment and Training is an ISO 9001 accredited award-winning training provider based in Cornwall and offering a wide portfolio of training and assessment in construction related subjects including plumbing, IGEM recognised gas qualifications, oil, electrics, solid fuel, renewable energy and health and safety. Qualifications are offered from UKCAS accredited awarding bodies including BPEC, CERT-AIN, APHC, EAL, and LCL Awards and are recognised, where appropriate, for registration with relevant Competent Persons Schemes (CPS), such as Gas Safe, OFTEC and Microgeneration Certification Schemes (MCS). Courses range from those suitable for new entrants and those wishing to retrain after leaving the military, to those for persons wishing to add to or update their existing skills, with our key focus on delegate support. Our experienced and highly-qualified instructors are here to help you at every step of the way in your chosen career path, whether it is in domestic gas, liquid petroleum gas, commercial/industrial gas, oil, electrics, plumbing, solar hot water, heat pumps or many other job roles related to the heating and construction industries. The Career Transition Partnership approved training and assessment centre boasts unique custom-built training areas and our air conditioned classrooms are each equipped with teaching screens and an environment to ensure the theory part of the learning experience is delivered with education and comfort in mind. The relaxed atmosphere that you’ll find at the South West Assessment and Training centre is there to actively encourage progress in your learning. South West Assessment and Training also provide a health and safety consultancy service to businesses in order to advise them on their legal duties and responsibilities and how to comply with them. Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or at for further details of this service.







PL14 3US


Josie Wilkinson

01579 348544

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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

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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