What will the apprentice be doing?
• To provide administrative support for Committee meetings, by helping to prepare the room and to greet witnesses and members of the public;
• To assist in managing the Committee email inbox: logging emails, sending out template responses where applicable, referring emails to other Committee staff;
• To help with preparing and circulating papers for the Committee and minutes of the Committee’s meetings;
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
A total of 20% of the time in the role will be spent in off the job training, including training provided by the apprenticeship training provider, and internal House training.
Your tutor would normally visit you at work every 6-8 weeks, however, under the current circumstances, all tutor contact will be done virtually online. You will also have constant support via email and the training portal.
You will complete a level 3 Business Administration qualification during your apprenticeship.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
You will have the opportunity to apply for other roles across the House and there are progression opportunities within the Chamber and Committees Team.
Reality CheckYou need to have: • GCSE at A*–C/4–9 in Mathematics (or equivalent) • GCSE at A*–C/4–9 in English (or equivalent) If you do not have these GCSEs you may still apply. Please note that you will need to study towards the functional skills Maths and English test in the first 6 months of your apprenticeship programme.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Administrative skills
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C or 4 and above) Essential