Apprentice Design/Administrator Smart Design UK

We are looking for an exceptional and personable graphic/website /Admin design apprentice. Great opportunity where you'll gain lots of hands-on experience, knowledge, and hopefully full-time employment. Must have genuine interest in graphic/website design, the role will include website updates, page creation, call support, making/receiving calls.

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Closing date: 28 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm or 8.30am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2025

  • Date posted

    02 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role offers a diverse range of tasks assisting the team and carrying out the following tasks:

  • Actioning design updates and changes from the client
  • Creating website subpages for clients
  • Management task lists
  • Communicating with the team organising work
  • Making telephone calls
  • Working as part of the team
  • Preparing routine documentation
  • Sending and receiving email
  • Be involved in office-based projects
  • Help develop and maintain documentation, processes and procedures
  • Designs and produces basic reports
  • Sets up and submits production jobs

The training you will be getting

  • Full training will be given leading to a recognised Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard Qualification
  • Full on-the-job training will be delivered
  • Off-the-job training will be supported by our Training Provider – Davidson Training UK Ltd
  • You will also complete the Functional Skills in maths and English up to and including Level 2 (if you already do not hold the equivalent)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full time position and gaining excellent experience and knowledge. It will allow you to pursue a career

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Time managemeny, Work to timescales, Interest in Graphic Design, Professional telephone manner, Ability to multi-task, Personable, Quick Learner, Interpersonal Skills, Positive attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-G (1-9)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent ICT or similar (Grade A*-G (1-9)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-G (1-9)) Desired

Things to consider

We celebrate apprenticeships and have a number of staff that started as apprentices, you will be given proper tasks and treated like a full member of the team. You will need to be: • Interested in graphic design and web design • Have good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite • Understand WordPress • Be confident on the phone • Organised • Willing to learn how to build websites. Long hours on computer This is an exciting opportunity working with an IT / Design company where you will gain a vast amount of skills and knowledge We are looking at a long term prospect

About the employer

Our SMART team provide Creative Solutions to develop a Memorable Brand Image, Functional Responsive Websites that Work Hard for businesses, Quality Business Stationary to make businesses stand out from the crowd, full Search Engine Optimisation to generate sales, cost effective Print Management and Full Customer Support to help businesses grow.


Smart Design UK


Cobbs Wood House

Geerings Business Cnetre

Chart Road

TN23 1EP

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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


Lorraine Bunyard


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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