Business Admin Apprentice City of Bristol College

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm (Friday 16.30 finish)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • The Business Administrator Apprentice plays a pivotal role in supporting efficient operations within the apprenticeship provision
  • They undertake a diverse range of administrative tasks and maintaining records which is supported by the senior administers within the provision
  • They will assist in organising meetings, preparing documents, and coordinating office activities
  • The apprentice will learn to use various office software and systems, gaining proficiency in tasks such as data entry, report generation, and email correspondence
  • The apprentice will also liaise with colleagues, demonstrating effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Throughout their apprenticeship, they will receive training and guidance to develop their organisational abilities, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail
  • Overall, apprenticeship offer a dynamic and rewarding career path with the potential for long-term success and fulfilment

The training you will be getting

  • The apprentice will received a Level 3 in Business Administration at the end of their apprenticeship with us
  • The mojority of your time will be spent on college grounds with the option to work from home as part of our flexible working policy
  • 31 Hours will be spent working in the role and 6 hours will be spent studying

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • You can start as an administrative assistant in a company and gradually take on more responsibilities such as managing office operations, coordinating meetings, and handling correspondence

Office Manager: With experience, you can advance to the role of an office manager where you oversee administrative staff, manage budgets, and ensure smooth operations within the office.

Project Coordinator: If you have a knack for organizing and managing projects, you could transition into a project coordinator role where you are responsible for planning, executing, and monitoring various projects within the organization.

Executive Assistant: As you gain more experience, you may have the opportunity to become an executive assistant, supporting high-level executives with tasks such as scheduling, travel arrangements, and communication.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 1) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 1) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent N/A (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

There’s never been a better time to join the fantastic team here at City of Bristol College, a rapidly improving college, judged “Good” by Ofsted in January 2023. With recent investments in our already outstanding teaching facilities, the College has a great deal on offer for both staff and students.


City of Bristol College


City Of Bristol college

St Georges Road




Callum Powell


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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

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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