Business Administrator Apprentice at SEVENTYNINE LIGHTING LIMITED advertised by

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Business Administrator Apprentice at SEVENTYNINE LIGHTING LIMITED - VAC001722210


You will be working towards your L3 Business Admin apprenticeship by assisting in a range of duties relevant to your studies, you will also be set aside time to complete your learning.


  • Skilled in the use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to: write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, record and analyse data. Examples include MS Office or equivalent packages. Able to choose the most appropriate IT solution to suit the business problem. Able to update and review databases, record information and produce data analysis where required

Record and document production:

  • Produces accurate records and documents including emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals. Makes recommendations for improvements and present solutions to management. Drafts correspondence writes reports and able to review others' work. Maintains records and files, handles confidential information in compliance with the organisation's procedures. Coaches others in the processes required to complete these tasks

Decision making:

  • Exercises proactivity and good judgement. Makes effective decisions based on sound reasoning and is able to deal with challenges in a mature way. Seeks advice of more experienced team members when appropriate

Interpersonal skills:

  • Builds and maintains positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation. Demonstrates ability to influence and challenge appropriately. Becomes a role model to peers and team members, developing coaching skills as they gain area knowledge


  • Demonstrates good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms. Uses the most appropriate channels to communicate effectively. Demonstrates agility and confidence in communications, carrying authority appropriately. Understands and applies social media solutions appropriately. Answers questions from inside and outside of the organisation, representing the organisation or department


  • Completes tasks to a high standard. Demonstrates the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks and applies themself to continuously improve their work. Is able to review processes autonomously and make suggestions for improvements. Shares administrative best-practice across the organisation e.g. coaches others to perform tasks correctly. Applies problem-solving skills to resolve challenging or complex complaints and is a key point of contact for addressing issues

Planning and organisation:

  • Takes responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, manages priorities and time in order to successfully meet deadlines. Positively manages the expectations of colleagues at all levels and sets a positive example for others in the workplace. Makes suggestions for improvements to working practice, showing understanding of implications beyond the immediate environment (e.g. impact on clients, suppliers, other parts of the organisation). Manages resources e.g. equipment or facilities. Organises meetings and events, takes minutes during meetings and creates action logs as appropriate. Takes responsibility for logistics e.g. travel and accommodation

Project management:

  • Uses relevant project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and report. Plans required resources to successfully deliver projects. Undertakes and leads projects as and when required
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy
  • Excellent customer service
Personal qualities
  • Personable and trustworthy
Desired qualifications

Four GCSE’s A*-C or 9-4 including maths and English or equivalents.

Future prospects

Possible permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Holiday entitlement: 25 days + Bank Holidays.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

Only The 79group offers a comprehensive mechanical, electrical and public health contracting and lighting manufacture service.  Thanks to the breadth of our knowledge and services and the expertise of our office and site-based teams, we deliver with absolute completion ensuring our clients come back to us time and time again.  

In 2006, no organisation could genuinely claim to offer a turnkey MEP contracting and lighting service.  

Our Directors, Nick, Alex and Owen Claridge, drew on a wealth of collective experience in lighting, manufacturing and MEP contracting and construction spanning over 50 years to fill this gap in the market. 

Today, with an enviable list of prestigious names among its clients, The 79group still occupies a unique position - its integrated approach continuing to provide tangible benefits, from costs savings and speed, to increased sustainability, which help improve performance and deliver measurable results for businesses.




Britannia House

Herrick Way




GL51 6TQ

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Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gloucestershire College


GC Apprenticeship Recruitment Team 01452563400

  • L3 Diploma in Business and Administration
Apprenticeship standard

Business Administrator
Level 3 (A level)

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

Key facts about an Apprenticeship:

  • An apprentice must be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week.
  • Apprentices must meet our minimum entry requirements

Interview Process:
There are 3 stages to the interview process.
You need to be successful in each area before moving on to the next stage.
Stage 1: Register interest on the vacancy matching service for apprenticeships
Stage 2: College Interview and Initial Assessment
Stage 3: Employer interview

To apply please click on the Apply Now button.

Closing date for applications: 30-06-2021

Salary: £168.63 - £323.00 Per Week

Hours Per Week: 36.50 Per Week

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