Business Administration Apprentice GROUNDLORD LTD

We are looking to train and support an office Administration Assistant Apprentice to support the Operations Team and other senior members of the team with day-to-day office tasks, critical to keeping the business running smoothly. This will be a busy and varied role, working in a small and friendly team where no two days are the same.

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Closing date: 12 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Dealing with new enquiries via telephone and email
  • Updating job information on the company portal
  • Telephoning clients and suppliers
  • Arranging appointments
  • Preparation Quotations and Invoices
  • Follow-up of quotations and invoices
  • Assisting with preparation of Job Packs
  • Following internal company processes relating to employee information, compliance and assets
  • Updating spreadsheets and data entry
  • General office admin including printing and scanning

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Study would be one day a month group training at our centre in Newbury and a 1-1 monthly review meeting with your Training Consultant
  • Functional skills in Level 2 maths and English would be delivered, remotely or in person if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Further training and personal development is encouraged

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Hard Working, Eager to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

About the employer

Groundlord is a leading provider of tree and vegetation management, site clearance and forestry services across the South of England. As a Company we have focussed our efforts on our core values of Quality and Safety and our investments in first-class specialist machinery. We now boast a fleet of large-scale specialist plant ranging from 14 tonne excavators to whole tree chippers and robotic mulchers and the infrastructure to enable us to deliver on large, complex and demanding projects for our clients. ​Our success to date stems from the combination of our highly skilled workforce and state of the art commercial scale machinery which has allowed us to develop innovative, efficient and cost-effective services to our client base




The Carpenter's Workshop



RG28 7PP

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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


Rachel Eaves

07922 426414

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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