Business Administrator Apprenticeship with Active Workplace Solutions

What’s the JOB?

Business Administrator Apprenticeship

WHO is it with?

Active Workplace Solutions


Headley Road East Woodley, Reading, Berkshire, RG5 4SW

WHAT does it pay?

£13,650 per year

WHAT are the HOURS?

Monday to Friday 9am 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!

·         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 Active Workplace Solutions?

Active Workplace Solutions has become one of the most trusted companies in the UK office interiors market. Services include the Design, Build, Furnishing, Movement & Storage of Workspaces, as well as the provision of customer specific Facilities Management Services.

With a wealth of experience and industry knowledge, Active Workplace Solutions provide its customers with a range of workplace services to cover all aspects associated with workplace change.

For more information, visit https://www.activeworkplacesolutions.co.uk/

WHAT’S in it for ME?

Active’s Apprenticeship Scheme is hugely successful, all previous apprentices have achieved Distinction and have been promoted into senior roles, so you are in very safe hands!

Active believe in work hard, play hard…  previous team events have included trips to London, and even France!

You’ll be joining a business that is genuinely interested in its carbon footprint, one of its apprentices even manages their sustainability project!

DAY to DAY, you will….

  • Answer the phone and direct calls & assist with helpdesk requests.
  • Research & Data Entry – supporting the Lead Generation Team.
  • Support the Sustainability team.
  • Manage parking requirements & deal with parking dispensations; operative in central London and elsewhere require top-up parking at meters whilst on site.
  • Assisting the team with all manner of ad hoc requests, to include requests from Sales to order some furniture items, print out labels for a customer relocation project, reorder welfare supplies for site (tea/coffee/water/ site safety signage etc).
  •  Management of Job production and invoicing as required.

There will also be opportunities to get out of the office to visit customer sites to see what and how Active do things.

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

·         Enthusiasm

·         Customer care

·         Attention to detail

·         Flexibility

·         Organisation

·         Accuracy


·         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?

·         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 phone call from our Recruitment Team

·         NEXT, you’ll be asked to write a supporting statement (this will be added to your CV)

·         You’ll complete an English and Maths assessment

Work Level
Level 3
Employment Type
Full Time
£13,650 per year
Active Workplace Solutions
Apprenticeship Course
Business Admin Level 3
18 months
CT Skills
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