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Business Administration Apprentice Level 3 (Standard) Royal School For The Blind

Do you have good organisational skills? Do you pay close attention to detail? Do you like being part of a team? If so, this this could be the right job for you.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    35 hours, Monday - Friday. Shifts/times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This role offers the right candidate the opportunity to really develop their skills working in a busy school office. The ideal candidate should be confident, have good communication skills, be organised and have high attention to detail as well as being professional and very well presented.

Your duties may involve:

  • Dealing with post
  • Making sure that there is enough stationery
  • Answering the telephone and passing on calls
  • Reception duties such as greeting and looking after visitors
  • Typing and setting up documents such as letters and reports
  • Keeping computer records up to date
  • Filing
  • Using office equipment such as printers, photocopiers and fax machines
  • Managing staff appointments
  • Setting up meetings and taking minutes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An organised approach and excellent time management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • Computer literacy and good typing skills
  • A good level of English spelling and grammar
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • The ability to use your own initiative but also know when matters need to be referred to a supervisor

Personal qualities

  • To be well presented
  • Confident
  • Reliable
  • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

To preferable have attained GCSE English and maths grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent. (Although this is not essential, as you will be given support with as part of your framework, if required).

Future prospects

To gain experience in busy office whilst studying towards a nationally recognised qualification, with the aim of progressing onto an advanced level within business administration.

Things to consider

For the right candidate with an aptitude to develop this is an exciting opportunity. This is a demanding but fulfilling role for the right individual with a positive attitude.

About the employer

More than two centuries of educating the visually impaired have placed the Royal School for the Blind, as one of the leading schools of its kind in the world. Our core values, purpose and envisioned future is a collaboration and partnership between staff, parents, multi agencies, the children's council, governors and trustees. The school has strong community links and offers many services to help children and their families.


Royal School For The Blind


Church Road North


L15 6TQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Community Services (Merseyside) Ltd


Shirley Ashcroft

  • Level 3 Business administrator Apprenticeship standard

Training will be provided using a blended delivery by North West Community Services Training Ltd using various learning platforms.

An occupationally trained assessor will be assigned to assist you in all aspects of your training towards your Level 3 qualification in Business Administration (Standard).

You will be supported in working towards your End-Point Assessment (Project Presentation, Portfolio interview and Knowledge Test) conducted by an external provider.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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