Wightlink Ltd

Business Administration Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Wightlink Ltd (Employer)

Peta Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,500.00
35.0 hours per week Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00
15 months (duration)
15 November 2021(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
31 October 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Do you have strong ICT and communication skills? Are you excited to undertake a range of routine admin support tasks? Then look no further than the Business Administration Apprentice role with Wightlink!


  • Maintaining accurate data using Microsoft and company specific software
  • Administration associated with engine and deck logbooks
  • Place callouts with contractors
  • Taking phone calls for colleagues and ensuring accurate information is passed on in a timely way
  • Compiling / checking information for reports
  • Setting up and maintaining appropriate filing systems
  • Archiving documentation
  • Assisting with department administration
  • Database entry

Future Prospects

Wightlink have a good track record of Apprentices staying within the company, therefore progression routes are possible.

Reality Check

  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • Generous staff benefit package including travel and retail discounts
  • Work based pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Skills Required

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • PC literate including the use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Committed to own development
  • Enthusiastic to learn about the business
  • Team player yet able to work independently
  • Able to confidently communicate and interact with others
  • Reliable in timekeeping and attendance; able to meet deadlines
  • Responsive to supervision

Qualities Required

  • Enjoys administrative routine
  • Be able to handle meaningful responsibilities
  • Have a accurate and consistent work style
  • Be helpful and considerate of others
  • Be able to act on own initiative
  • Be a self-starter and able to ask for help when needed

Qualifications Required

  • GCSEs in maths and English with at least a grade C / 4 are required.

Training Provided

Training to be provided: Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard. You will complete a 15 month apprenticeship which includes 10 days at the PETA training centre in Cosham. You will be supported every 6 weeks with visits from your PETA Learning & Development Coach.

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