Central Bedfordshire Council

Emergency Planning Business Support Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Central Bedfordshire Council (Employer)

Central Bedfordshire Council (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,333.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm - work hours are flexible
18 months (duration)
13 September 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
10 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Central Bedfordshire Council's Early Careers Development Programme. The apprenticeship and job role involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Attending council and partner meetings
  • Attending live and table-top exercises
  • Dealing with stakeholders and liaising with Government agencies
  • Writing plans, progressing projects and other administrative tasks
  • Supporting Council emergency response activity

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

You will study for a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship, while gaining invaluable work experience and earning a wage.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of the apprenticeship, we will support you to apply for vacant positions within the Council. Our career pathway is designed to create opportunities for growth and development for everyone who joins us as an apprentice.

Reality Check

There may be opportunity for short placements within our Local Resilience Forum partners, such as with Bedfordshire Police, Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service or local NHS partnerships, to support your understanding of UK/Local resilience activities and your own personal development.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 - 9) Desired
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