Business Administration Apprentice

VELOCITY 1ST LIMITED

Leeds, LS1 2ED

Closes in 14 days (Friday 2 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 1 July 2024


Summary

Velocity Academy have an exciting new opportunity for a Business Administration Apprentice to start with themselves, a Training Provider based in Leeds. As part of your position you will deal with customer bookings, card payments and enquiries.

Annual wage
£14,000 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
Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 August

Duration

1 Year 3 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

Velocity apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, they will provide the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace and to expand future career prospects.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their programme.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 3 Business Administration qualification, with training in how to:

  • Use multiple IT packages and systems in order to write letters/emails, perform financial processes and analyse data.
  • Produce accurate records and documents including emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals
  • Exercise proactivity and good judgement, in order to make effective decisions based on sound reasoning
  • Plan and organise a variety of different tasks in order to manage the expectations of colleagues at all levels
  • Manage projects, including the use of tools to scope, plan, monitor and report

For a full list of programme modules visit: velocity-pt.co.uk

Where you’ll work

York House

31 York Place

Leeds

LS1 2ED

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

VELOCITY 1ST 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

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • 5 GCSE's including English & Maths (grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)

    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
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    About this company

    Velocity Academy are a post 16 private education institution that was incorporated in 2014. Velocity Academy initially started as a commercial training provider delivering health & fitness qualifications across the North of England. From our successful delivery of classroom and online based qualifications, Velocity Academy gained a rapid reputation of delivering service excellence to our students. Following this model, Velocity Academy is now a private college institution that delivers apprenticeship programmes from level 2 all the way up to degree level apprenticeships. We now boast a diverse portfolio of vocational learning programmes such as business management, administration, health and fitness and technology. Velocity Academy works with a range of businesses from micro SME’s to large corporate organisations, offering services such as apprenticeship recruitment, apprenticeship learning programmes and self-funded courses. Many of our learning programmes are delivered using our innovative course designs that include our award-winning online virtual classrooms. In addition to our digital style of programme delivery, we also offer tailored programmes to match the employer and students needs with our outstanding classroom based tuition. Over 1000 students study and qualify through our institution each year, building both soft and hard skills to help them develop as individuals and enhance the UK economy.

    After this apprenticeship

    The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    VELOCITY 1ST LIMITED

    Tom Crossland

    thomas.crossland@velocity-pt.co.uk

    07887340679

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261549.

    Apply now

    Closes in 14 days (Friday 2 August at 11:59pm)

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