Business Administration Apprentice ASTECH PROJECTS LIMITED

There is a need within our organisation for an enthusiastic, detail-orientated business administrator apprentice, who can act as a conduit for information across the business.

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Closing date: 22 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 16:00.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Tasks will range from collating, printing, filing, and distributing documentation, providing support with schedule amendments, and liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
  • This role will work closely with a number of other business functions, namely Procurement, Operations, and Manufacturing.
  • All work packages will be clearly defined, and all required tools to carry out tasks provided.
  • The role will be heavily supported and mentored by the Head of Operations directly. 

There is significant potential for the role to expand to supporting other areas of the business, depending on desire from the applicant, and satisfactory quality of output. 

Astech Projects prides itself on nurturing learners through their development, with a view to offering a full-time employment position within the company. This role is no exception, and a candidate that proves they can bring the right level of skills and attitude, will be afforded every opportunity to join the team permanently.

The training you will be getting

The candidate will follow a Level 3 Apprenticeship programme and study towards a full Standard qualification as a Business Administrator. This training will be structured and delivered by Cheshire College - South & West. If the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A-C (9-4) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a Level 2 Functional Skill in the relevant subject.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time employment following successful and satisfactory completion of apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Patience


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

Things to consider

Ability to travel to site in Runcorn.

About the employer

Astech Projects are a leading supplier of robotics and automation solutions to a global customer base and part of the Schauenburg International group of companies; a technology business with more than 30 sites worldwide. Our technology has been adopted by many of the world’s leading companies within Laboratory Automation and Manufacturing Automation, including pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer healthcare, chemical, life sciences, aerospace and automotive. Astech are recognised as a leading automation company for our ability to provide innovative and cost-effective automation systems.




Unit 15 Berkeley Court

Manor Park



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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


Sophie Cain


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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