Business Administrator Apprentice Unitbirwelco UEC

Interested in working for an international company that can open doors to an amazing future? You will be working in 3 different departments, HR, Purchasing & Sales, which will give you a fantastic varied skillset. Are you a great communicator and able to work independently and as part of a team? YES? Then apply now!

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Closing date: 03 Aug 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 to Thursday, 8.00am until 4.30pm. Friday, 8.00am until 2.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

If you are a great communicator with a keen eye for detail, looking to take your first steps into administration and develop your career, then this is the start you have been looking for! You will be working in 3 different departments; HR, Purchasing & Sales, which will give you a fantastic varied skillset.

Duties across the departments include:

  • General Office duties
  • Meet and greet visitors
  • Answer incoming calls, forward & answer enquiries
  • Booking courses and inductions
  • Understanding the recruitment process
  • Pre-employment checks
  • Updating the company database on a regular basis
  • Generating weekly reports for Project Managers
  • Purchase requisition - entering data on sage
  • Raising client invoices
  • Completion of pre-qualification documents for new clients

This is your opportunity to join a worldwide group of companies that will open the door to an amazing future.

The training you will be getting

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard qualification:

  • You will learn the knowledge, skills & behaviours which will support you for your end-point assessment.
  • You will take part in a combination of activities, such as face-to-face classroom-based sessions, remote learning sessions, work shadowing and online learning, to support your learning and development.
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required.
  • You will be required to undertake training sessions with Avant Skills Academy every other week, throughout the length of the apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • With this apprenticeship, you can expect continued employment, and excellent developmental and progression opportunities

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, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Independent


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

Things to consider

Please consider the location when applying for this vacancy, ensuring you will be able to commute.

About the employer

Established in 1903, The UnitBirwelco Group is made up of three strategically located UK based divisions - Unit Superheater Engineering, Unit Engineers and Constructors and Birwelco. The division you will be working in are experts in shutdowns, site work, maintenance and overhauls, with an added specialised tank division as well as a large fabrication shop.


Unitbirwelco UEC


Lancaster Approach

North Killingholme


DN40 3JZ

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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


Avant Skills Academy

01472 426624

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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