Business Administration Apprentice

E.QUALITY TRAINING LTD

Stafford, ST17 4AA

Closes on Friday 30 August

Posted on 24 May 2024


Summary

A fantastic opportunity to work within the Education sector as a Business Administration Apprentice. You will build a positive rapport with colleagues, students, and external agencies whilst working in the reception area of our college setting.

Annual wage
£9,984 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)
Hours
The office opening times are Monday to Friday, 8:30am until 4:30pm.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

Duration

1 Year 9 Months

Positions available

1

Work

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

The qualification linked to this apprenticeship is a Level 3 Business Administration Diploma.

Off-the-job training will be allocated, which will take place in the centre. You will be employed by EQT and completing your apprenticeship, supported an assessor from EQT.

Functional skills in maths and English (if required).

Where you’ll work

E.QUALITY TRAINING LIMITED

Friars Road

Stafford

ST17 4AA

Training

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

E.QUALITY TRAINING LIMITED

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.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4 grade or above)
    • Functional Skills - English (grade Level 2 - PASS)
    • Functional Skills - Maths (grade Level 2 - PASS)
    • ICT (grade 4 grade or above)
    • Maths (grade 4 grade or above)

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

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    The successful apprentices will undergo a DBS check. Given the sensitive information that can be shared over the telephone and between colleagues, it will is highly important to always maintain confidentially and follow our GDPR policy.

    About this company

    This vacancy is for our Stafford centre. E.Quality Training is a Staffordshire work-based Training Provider that puts learner experience at the forefront of its business practices. We provide vocational training in the 5 specialist areas listed below, primarily focussed on Apprenticeships and Study Programmes (pre-apprenticeships) for anyone aged over 16.

    http://www.equality.training (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    This qualification offers knowledge and experiences which become transferrable to other industries and sectors, where you can work in the office environment.  

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    E.QUALITY TRAINING LIMITED

    Liam Lambert

    liamlambert@equality.training

    01785 249298

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000253233.

    Apply now

    Closes on Friday 30 August

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