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Business Administration Apprentice

Peterborough Regional College
An apprenticeship opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to be based in our procurement office. This apprenticeship will have a focus on procurement as well as business administration.

Peterborough Regional College - Employer

Peterborough Regional College offers education and training to over 10,000 students and businesses every year providing a huge range of courses to suit everyone – GCSEs, vocational career focused courses, part-time adult courses, Apprenticeships, higher education and professional training tailored to both individuals and employers. The College is based across three sites – the main Park Crescent Campus, Job Smart Centre and Media and Journalism Centre (all within a one mile radius). However, this role would be based at the main, Park Crescent site.



18 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 175.00
Business & Administration
Peterborough Regional College

Detailed Job Description

Two units are mandatory, these being:

Unit 303 Negotiate in a business environment

Unit and 340 Procure products and/or services

The procurement team are responsible for obtaining value for money in the procurement (purchase) of goods works and services for the College and its subsidiaries.

  • Answering the telephone, taking messages. Inputting data. Comparing pricing for goods, works and services.
  • Using the Colleges finance software to obtain information.
  • Ensuring accuracy of data and maintaining accurate records.
  • Liaising with internal customers and external suppliers.
  • General office duties

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSE English and Maths at level C or above

Skills required

You will be organised, competent with Microsoft word and Excel, and have attention to detail and be able to produce accurate work.

Personal Qualities

You will be reliable, have a friendly nature and a willingness to learn.

Future prospects

The successful candidate will receive training to enable them to progress to a career in procurement or business administration.

Future prospects will depend on the business need at the time of completion of qualification.

Additional Information

Training provided

  • Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Business Administration
  • NVQ Certificate in Business and Administration Level 3
  • Functional Skills in Maths Level 2
  • Functional Skills in English Level 2
  • Functional Skills in ICT Level 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

If you are successful in securing an interview for this position, you will be required to attend a pre-interview and assessment at Peterborough Regional College.

Peterborough Regional College - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact Peterborough Regional College on 01733 762121 or email: (Ref ID:80594)
Peterborough Regional College


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