Business Administration Apprentice with IC Blue

What’s the JOB?

Business Administration Apprentice

WHO is it with?

IC Blue Ltd


Neptune House, Neptune Street, Leeds, LS9 8PB

WHAT does it pay?

£6.40 per hour (38 hours)

WHAT are the HOURS?

Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

What Qualification will I GAIN?

Business Admin Level 3

How LONG will it TAKE me?

18 months

HOW does the Apprenticeship work?

  • WORK Full Time, PAID Full Time
  • 1-2-1 Monthly Sessions (via Teams) with your dedicated Tutor (NO college!) to study KEY MODULES:

o   The Organisation & Policies

o   Legislation & Regulation

o   Role Fundamentals

o   Stakeholders

o   Business Fundamentals & Processes

  • 6 hours a week Apprenticeship Study Time, to focus on:

o   Assignments, training & development activities

o   Hours are agreed with your manager, either split across the week, or on a set day

  • Regular PROGRESS Reviews with your Tutor & Manager – you will ALWAYS know how you are doing
  • Final Assessment(s) inc. multiple choice tests, projects & presentations –  with full support from CT Skills!

So, WHO are IC Blue?

IC Blue LTD is a distributor of board level electronic components. They export to over 53 countries and operate in all sectors. IC Blue is based in Leeds but has offices in Spain, Portugal, Greece and Hungary.

Their culture is one of support and growth. The flat management structure allows people at all levels to be accessible and help to deal with issues and support the business and personal development.

 For more information, visit https://www.icblue.com/

WHAT’S in it for ME?

You will be joining a company that has a good track record of apprentice support into full employment. They have a very supportive environment where you can learn new skills and be exposed to all areas of the business. This means that you will develop an understanding of what each department does and how everyone works together. If this sounds like something you’re interested in, apply now!

Plus, you’ll get:

  • Personal trainer & onsite gym.
  • Regular social events.
  • Statutory employment benefits & support with further learning.

DAY to DAY, you will be involved in….

  • Data entry & organisation.
  • Chasing suppliers.
  • Informing customers of order statuses & sending tracking numbers.
  • Adding pricing from suppliers to our system.
  • Initial pricing.
  • Looking for potential customers.

WHAT Skills do I NEED?

Apprenticeships are very demanding; you’re working towards a qualification whilst working full time! You’ll need to be committed and motivated as there is lots of self-guided work involved. PLUS, you need GOOD …

  • Communication
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Administrative


  • GCSE or equivalent English and Maths grade 4/C or above
  • UK Residency (MUST have lived in the UK for 3 years+)

What AFTER the Apprenticeship?

You could progress into ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Team Leader (with an increase in salary!) or consider other options, just take a look;  https://www.ctskills.co.uk/apprenticeship-courses/business-administration/

INTERESTED? Before you apply, ASK yourself?

  • Are you happy with the role, company, and qualification?
  • Can you commit to the timeframe?
  • Have you considered how you will travel to the location & the time this will take?
  • Do you meet the eligibility criteria? (GCSE Maths & English 4 or above & UK Residency)
  • Can you start immediately, or do you have other commitments such as education or work?
  • Is your CV up to date and relevant? If not, use this: https://www.ctskills.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/Candidate-CV-Advice-Template-1.docx

What NEXT?

If successful, you’ll receive a call from our Recruitment Team, be asked to write a supporting statement (this will be added to your CV) and complete an English and Maths assessment.

Job Benefits

Personal trainer & onsite gym
Regular social events
Statutory employment benefits & support with further learning
Work Level
Level 3
Employment Type
Full Time
£6.40 per hour
IC Blue
Apprenticeship Course
Business Admin Level 3
18 months
CT Skills
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