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Apprentice Business and Sales Administrator DERVENTIO EDUCATION LIMITED

Derventio Education are looking to recruit a dynamic and driven business administrator to support with all administration and sales requirements.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Core hours of work are 08:30 hours to 16:15 hours. We offer a flexible start/finish time from 07:45 to 08:30 hours and 16:15 hours to 17:00 hours, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your role within Derventio Education will be to provide high quality administrative and sales support to ensure that all aspects of the day to day activities operate efficiently and effectively.

You will need to create a friendly, welcoming and supportive environment for users of the service and staff alike. Previous experience of administration work will be advantageous.

General office administration duties to include:

Dealing with incoming calls from new and existing customers.

Responding to emails in a swift manner.

Dealing with sales calls and enquiries.

Any other ad hoc duties as required.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This is a work based programme which means that all of your learning will take place on the site of your employment and within your contracted working hours. We host supporting workshops regularly throughout the apprenticeship which you can attend in person at our Derby Road campus or virtually via Microsoft Teams.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression on to full time employment with a progressive and supportive company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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

About the employer

We are a team of specialists in software development for education, delivering products that make a real difference, positively impact teaching and learning and empower staff. Our in-house development team work with teachers, lecturers and educationalists to develop software solutions and services that pro-actively support improvement within education and ultimately better outcomes for students. Derventio Education is located in the centre of Derby with great public transport links.








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Training provider




01623 900479

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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