Business Administration Apprenticeship Level 3 - Advanced (Level 3)

The Environment Agency (Employer)

Lighthouse (Training and Development) Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,790.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
18 months (duration)
29 August 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
29 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This entry level role is a crucial one that sits at the heart of our business. If you are enthusiastic, inquisitive and curious, with a passion to make a positive difference to protect the environment for both wildlife and people, this opportunity will help you do that enabling us to continue with our ongoing successes and future challenges.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

• Team and Project Administration
• Travel and accommodation arrangements
• Managing enquiries
• Supporting meetings or events
• Managing the Line Managers, Team or Service email boxes
• Prioritising urgent and sensitive work and ensuring it is dealt with appropriately.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Your apprenticeship training will be delivered via a combination of  online learning, virtual classroom and remotely delivered workshops.

You will take responsibility for completing coursework on time, maintaining evidence for your assessments and then put this into practice in the workplace and will be supported by your Line Manager and a dedicated Talent Coach from the Training Provider. 

We'll provide you with a minimum of 20% of your contracted hours to focus on your apprenticeship training and on completion, you will gain a Level 3 apprenticeship qualification in Business Administration.


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship contract is for 24 months. We cannot guarantee a permanent role on completion but you will be well placed to apply for vacancies within the Environment Agency.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-C or 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C or 9-4) Essential
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About the employer

We’re the Environment Agency. We protect and improve the environment and make it a better place for people and wildlife. We operate at the place where environmental change has its greatest impact on people’s lives. We work closely with a wide range of partners to make sure we are reducing the risk from flooding to communities, there is enough water for people and wildlife; protect and improve air, land and water quality and apply the environmental standards within which industry can operate.

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