Business Administration Apprentice
- Good communication skills and the ability to communicate with colleagues at different levels within the organisation, customers and councillors, stakeholders and other partners appropriately within the work context.
- Prepared to follow instructions
- Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently under own initiative
- Self motivated
- Creative and positive approach to problem solving/finding solutions
- Adaptable and flexible approach to managing and completing different tasks.
Maths and English Level 2 functional skills, equivalent GCSEs, O Levels, A Levels or AS Levels.
Advanced diploma, NVQ level 3 or advanced apprenticeship.Future prospects
On completion of the apprenticeship there will be the possibility of applying for permanent vacancies.
A member of the Economic Development team started his career as an apprentice, and a number of apprentices with the organisation have successfully secured permanent positions with us.Things to consider
This role can be busy and demanding. A positive outlook is important as is resilience to continue to deliver the same high level of customer service at the end of the day as you would at the beginning.
The National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.70 an hour from the 1st of April 2018. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.90 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.38 for anyone aged 21 to 24, and £7.83 for those over 25.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).