Administrators handle the day-to-day tasks in an office and make sure things run smoothly. This sort of work requires a strong sense of responsibility, accuracy, and attention to detail.
As a Business Administration Apprentice, your exact duties will depend on your employer and the department that you are working in, but could include:
- Typing up board meeting documents
- Putting financial information together in spreadsheets
- Sending the daily post
- Faxing and photocopying confidential documents
- Responding to emails and post
- Producing reports for a senior manager
During your apprenticeship you could be placed in one of the following departments:
- Network development
- Parts and service
- Technical centre
There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding business. Your early development is carefully mapped through your apprenticeship journey with your learning focused toward achieving an industry-recognised qualification.
This is the grounding for your future development within the network and opportunities exist, once qualified, to further develop your skills and to move into new roles.
We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group and appointment will be based on merit alone. Being committed to equal opportunities, if you have a disability please state this during the application process.
Measures will be put in place to support you through your application and the apprenticeship journey. Our dealers dictate the remuneration that our learners receive. All dealers are required to pay, at least, The National Minimum Wage.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
All of our opportunities receive a really good response and so we're looking for you to demonstrate why you stand out from the crowd. We're not looking for the finished article; rather we want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working with our fantastic, technologically advanced vehicles and really engage in the recruitment process.
The Peugeot Citroen DS Academy commits to supporting the development of its Apprentices technical, employability and broader personal development skills, to ensure they can progress and develop their career. That is why when it comes to selecting the right people to become Peugeot Citroen DS apprentices, it’s as much about attitude as it is about vocational and academic success.
That’s why in addition to the qualifications we require from you, we’ll also look for you to possess the following key behaviours. From problem-solving abilities to an enthusiasm for our industry, these are all attributes that will be vital in your role at Peugeot Citroen DS and will be assessed throughout the application process.
- Willingness to learn
- Team working/working with others
- The motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
- Personal responsibility and career ownership
GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English. Predicated grades are accepted.
Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:
- Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
- End-Point Assessment (EPA)
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
Our apprenticeship programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high-quality people working within our business. We're looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development, work hard to achieve their potential and grow with an ambitious employer.
The Programme typically lasts between 18- and 20-months dependant on the career path chosen and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification. We will support you to gain your functional skills if you require them in maths and English.
Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules.