Business Administration & Design Apprentice Leander Architectural

Leander Architectural are looking to recruit a Business Design Administrator to join our Dove Holes team. You will be working out of our Dove Holes factory with bespoke architectural metalwork products. Full training and support will be provided. The role includes general administration and design work.

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

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Closing date: 30 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

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm. Your working time will include off-the-job training such as attending college.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be mentored by several experienced colleagues to assist with your development. You will also have opportunities to become involved with hands-on craft & production tasks.

You will be required, and trained, to complete the following tasks:

  • Use of business software - Sage, Microsoft Office etc
  • General administration works for both Sales & Production
  • Signage design work
  • Quotation work
  • Minute taking
  • Customer follow-up emails
  • Customer presentations
  • Customer design meetings

The training you will be getting

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • You will attend college every 6 week for a face-to-face activity day with other apprentices, college transport is available
  • You will have regular workplace observations and progress reviews with your college instructor-mentor as well as training in the workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Excellent potential for progression after the successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, An interest in the industry, Ability to learn from peers, A desire to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
Other Any design qualification (Grade Any) Desired

Things to consider

The candidate should have an interest in design and be willing to learn. This will be a varied role that could ultimately develop and progress in many different directions. Please carefully consider how you will get to work each day.

About the employer

We design, manufacture and install architectural metalwork (canopies/veranda's etc) and a wide range of cast signage. Our products are mainly used within the UK - but we regularly export overseas. Over the years we have collaborated with renown architects and designers to deliver bespoke products for diverse applications from private houses through to luxury hotels.


Leander Architectural


Main Office

Hallsteads Close


SK17 8BP

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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


Apprenticeships Team


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

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College using the link provided or search 'Buxton & Leek College apply now' through your preferred web browser.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024