Business Administration Apprenticeship in Croydon CR0

QA Apprenticeships
£10,000 - £14,999
12 Jun 2018
16 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Interested in one of our apprenticeships but not entirely sure what it entails? As an apprentice you’ll be right in the thick of all the action. It’s a great route into the industry. You’ll get the chance to expand your knowledge by attending college one day a week, while constantly discovering new and exciting things and learning from our industry experts on the job. If you’re an individual that can work independently when appropriate and can demonstrate a positive approach to problem solving, then an apprenticeship is the perfect step for you.

However, it doesn’t stop there. The great thing about an apprenticeship is that you’ll be earning a salary while learning, then eventually gaining a professional qualification. You’ll be given continued support as you develop your skills throughout the program and there is no cost for the training you receive.

We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy focused on guiding our clients through many of the planet’s most intricate challenges. One of our core aims is to make a sustainable difference to the world we live in. This translates into a focus on understanding our clients and their customers, to deliver outcomes that add value. Our mission is to provide client satisfaction through professional excellence, giving commercial success and employee fulfilment. Could you see yourself being a part of our team?

We want someone who is...

Hobbyist, someone that self teaches and builds their understanding in their chosen subject Thrives in a hands on environment Able to work well as part of a team as well as on their own Can give examples of their strengths and knowledge Self-starter Able to follow instructions and complete tasks

Job Details:

Key responsibilities:

To work in a supported learning environment to develop the skills and knowledge which will assist the post- Business administrators work across the operational, organisational and managerial functions of a company. As a result, business administrators develop a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied across a wide variety of sectors.

As an apprentice administrator, you will actively support and engage with different parts of the organisation, contributing to the efficiency of our business. This variety will allow you to develop a wide range of skills and experiences, improving your flexibility and responsiveness.

You will be expected to deliver your responsibilities efficiently and with integrity – showing a positive attitude.

You can expect these responsibilities to include; communicating with both internal and external clients, supporting colleagues in developing proposals, analysing data to create recommendations, and the potential for people management through mentoring or coaching of others.

To achieve this, you will need to demonstrate strong communication skills (both written and verbal), efficiently manage your time and priorities, make decisions, solve problems, and take initiative.

Required skills:

Professional, proactive and receptive to constructive advice and guidance Willing to learn new skills while being able to adapt them Aware of their limitations and when to seek help if needed Able to work independently when necessary Able to take responsibility and pride in their work Good at demonstrating a positive approach to problem solving Able to contribute to discussions as part of a team Able to take a responsible approach to health and safety


5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject

Working hours:

37.5 hours Monday to Friday

Additional information:

£13,500 per annum

Future Prospects:

During your apprenticeship, you will be actively encouraged and supported to develop your skills and advance your career. Apprenticeships typically lasts 12 to 18 months and at the end of all your hard work, you will be able to gain a Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration. This will be a gateway for future career.

Beyond the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to progress further to a Higher-Level Business Administration Apprenticeship if you meet the requirements. Alternatively, you could carry out wider development through either the Level 4 Junior Management Consultant, or Level 4 Project Manager qualification. Any of these routes will help you grow and develop in Mott MacDonald, and could lead to either managerial, or senior support roles.

Important Information

“QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

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