Project Administrator Apprentice Essex County Council

As the Project Administrator Apprentice, you will be working alongside a Project Lead, assisting with all aspects of administration alongside the completion of your Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship. This role would be a fantastic start for individuals interested in progressing to Project Co-Ordinator or Project Administration role.

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

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Closing date: 24 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £12,348 per annum rising to £22,072 per annum on the second year

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 May 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Maintaining information in databases and spreadsheets with up-to-date relevant information, maintaining good attention to detail
  • Liaise with stakeholders, learners, and other professionals. This could be via email, phone or in person
  • Create reports as and when required
  • Provide support with various aspects of early years courses and apprenticeship marketing. This could include social media posts, creating flyers and posters, talking to employers or applicants on the phone and writing case studies
  • Assist the Project Lead with reports and general administration tasks
  • Carry out other relevant tasks as identified

The training you will be getting

Business Administrator Apprenticeship, to include:

  • Level 3 Diploma for Business Administrator
  • Level 2 Knowledge Component
  • Functional Skills (as required)
  • PLTS

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

ECC is a large and very diverse organisation which believes staff development is critical to our success. Our apprentices have access to a wide variety of career enhancing training and development in preparation for a more advanced role as well as further qualifications if desired.

We offer excellent career prospects for the right candidate, depending on attitude and performance during the apprenticeship, and over 85% of our apprentices go on to secure permanent roles with us.

There are many opportunities for future progression and development within Essex County Council. This role would be a fantastic start for individuals who would be interested in progressing to a Project Co-Ordinator or Project Administration role upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, enthusiastic, Good time management


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

You MUST submit a supporting statement along with your CV detailing why you have applied and what you feel you could bring to this role. Applications without a supporting statement will be closed without consideration. This is an ‘Anywhere Worker’ role with an expectation to attend the Witham office 1-2 days per week for team working.

About the employer

At ECC we look after a large, diverse, complex region of the country. But our approach to meeting the needs of our 1.4 million residents is simple. We recruit creative, collaborative, talented people, and free them up to make an impact to be proud of.


Essex County Council


ACL Witham

Spinks Lane



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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


Leon Black

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: 24 May 2024