Business Support Apprentice



Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 13 June 2024


GTEC, a leader in renewable technologies in the UK, offers an apprenticeship in Hawes, North Yorkshire. Candidates should be proactive, team-oriented, and possess strong math, English, and IT skills. Full-time role available. Visit for more details.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Business administrator (level 3)
Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5pm

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Friday 30 August


1 Year 7 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • You will be working towards the level 3 Business Administration qualification  
  • You may also need to work towards Level 2 functional skills if not achieved GCSE's at C/4 or above 
  • All training will be delivered onsite, educator sessions are held through teams

Where you’ll work







An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Business administrator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Skilled in the use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to: write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, record and analyse data. Examples include MS Office or equivalent packages. Able to choose the most appropriate IT solution to suit the business problem. Able to update and review databases, record information and produce data analysis where required.
  • Produces accurate records and documents including: emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals. Makes recommendations for improvements and present solutions to management. Drafts correspondence, writes reports and able to review others' work. Maintains records and files, handles confidential information in compliance with the organisation's procedures. Coaches others in the processes required to complete these tasks.
  • Exercises proactivity and good judgement. Makes effective decisions based on sound reasoning and is able to deal with challenges in a mature way. Seeks advice of more experienced team members when appropriate.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation. Demonstrates ability to influence and challenge appropriately. Becomes a role model to peers and team members, developing coaching skills as they gain area knowledge.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms. Uses the most appropriate channels to communicate effectively. Demonstrates agility and confidence in communications, carrying authority appropriately. Understands and applies social media solutions appropriately. Answers questions from inside and outside of the organisation, representing the organisation or department.
  • Completes tasks to a high standard. Demonstrates the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks and applies themself to continuously improve their work. Is able to review processes autonomously and make suggestions for improvements. Shares administrative best-practice across the organisation e.g. coaches others to perform tasks correctly. Applies problem-solving skills to resolve challenging or complex complaints and is a key point of contact for addressing issues.
  • Takes responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, manages priorities and time in order to successfully meet deadlines. Positively manages the expectations of colleagues at all levels and sets a positive example for others in the workplace. Makes suggestions for improvements to working practice, showing understanding of implications beyond the immediate environment (e.g. impact on clients, suppliers, other parts of the organisation). Manages resources e.g. equipment or facilities. Organises meetings and events, takes minutes during meetings and creates action logs as appropriate. Takes responsibility for logistics e.g. travel and accommodation.
  • Uses relevant project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and report. Plans required resources to successfully deliver projects. Undertakes and leads projects as and when required.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4)
    • Maths (grade 4)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Logical

    About this company

    GTEC Training Ltd. is a dynamic and innovative company situated at the forefront of the renewable energy sector in the United Kingdom. Established to address the growing demand for sustainable and green energy solutions, GTEC provides a wide range of services and training aimed at enhancing the adoption and implementation of renewable technologies across the country. Based in Hawes, North Yorkshire, GTEC specializes in delivering comprehensive training tailored to new entrants and existing professionals in the renewable energy industry. These programs are designed to equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in various renewable technologies, such as solar, wind, and geothermal energy systems. GTEC's training courses are accredited and recognized by leading industry bodies, ensuring that participants receive education that is not only current but also compliant with the latest industry standards and regulations. The courses cover a broad spectrum of topics, from basic introductions to renewable energy to advanced technical training on specific technologies and systems. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Possible progression within the company as company grows.

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    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Rachel O'Connor


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000246679.

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    Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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