Apprentice Business Administrator

Direct Skills Academy

YEADON, LS19 7EP

Closes in 2 days (Wednesday 24 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 8 July 2024


Summary

Direct Skills Group have an exciting new opportunity to join our team. The role blends reception duties to welcome students and clients into our Academy, alongside providing administration support for the teaching team and completing compliance activities.

Annual wage
£12,313.60 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Business administrator (level 3)
Hours
Monday to Thursday - 9.00am until 5.00pm, at Yeadon Academy. Friday - 9.00am until 5.00pm, working from home.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 29 July

Duration

1 Year 6 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

  • The apprentice will be undertaking a Business Administration Level 3 apprenticeship qualification and will be expected to attend Craven College every fortnight on a Tuesday.

Where you’ll work

UNIT 5

REGENCY HOUSE

KIRK LANE

YEADON

LS19 7EP

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

CRAVEN COLLEGE

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:

    • English (grade 4)
    • Maths (grade 4)

    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
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Patience

    About this company

    We are one of the leading training providers of Beauty & Hairdressing Apprenticeships in the UK. Over the last 40 years, we have trained thousands of students who have gone on to pursue exciting and rewarding careers in the beauty & hairdressing industry. Our Academy in Yeadon trains the next generation of Beauty Therapists and from August 2024, we will be opening our Hairdressing Academy.

    http://www.directskillsgroup.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Following on from achievement of your apprenticeship, we would review a move to permanent employment.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CRAVEN COLLEGE

    Holly McFadyen

    hmcfadyen@craven-college.ac.uk

    07584212921

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263143.

    Apply now

    Closes in 2 days (Wednesday 24 July at 11:59pm)

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