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Business Administration Apprentices (15 months fixed term contract)

£10,221 per annum

Please note - applications close at 5pm on the stated closing date.

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There’s never been a more exciting time to join West Nottinghamshire College Group. West Nottinghamshire College Group has grown from a local college to an international organisation with a reputation for dynamism and success.  The college group is made up of a number of separate companies all with education and training to the very highest level at their heart.  

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Outstanding resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.

Vision Business Support Services Ltd (VBSS) provides high-quality support services to all aspects of the college group, VBSS is a subsidiary company of West Nottinghamshire College and provides an important service and plays a pivotal part in the success of the college and creating an exceptional learner experience.


When you join our college, our staff have access to numerous benefits and facilities:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (July)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Free car parking
  • On-site Butterflies Day Nursery (Derby Road)
  • On-site hair and beauty salon, Revive Spa, fine dining Refine Restaurant and Create Theatre


This is a great opportunity to join the college and provide effective and efficient administrative support for various departments within the college including:

X 1 Business Administration Apprentice level 2 for Lifestyle Academy (Hair, Beauty, Travel and Hospitality)

X 1 Business Administration Apprentice level 3 for MIS (Management Information Systems)

X 1 Business Administration Apprentice level 3 for (across college). You will undertake 5 month placements within 3 various departments including; Human Resources, Student Support, Lifestyle Academy and Marketing and Communications.

You will need to demonstrate strong organisational, administrative and secretarial skills.  You will have a working knowledge of office technology packages, including word processing applications, databases and spread sheets.

You will be customer focussed with a friendly, outgoing personality and the confidence to deal with customer queries and colleagues over the telephone and face to face.  You should be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines and maintain accuracy and quality of outcomes at all times.  You will be required to work alongside team members and on your own initiative as required.  As you may change placements every five months, you must be flexible and adaptable, as you may be asked to work across any of the college sites. 

You will be supported to undertake an NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Business Administration whilst gaining invaluable on-the-job experience and attending specific training to aid your development in the role.   You should be willing to continuously update your professional development and undertake training in the use of learner administration systems, college procedures and legislative compliance in relation to duties undertaken.

The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Professionalism, taking Responsibility for your actions, and giving Respect to clients and colleagues alike. 


Why choose West Notts?

Best college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

In the top 10% of all providers nationally for apprenticeships

Second for vocational value added* in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

90% of students move into a positive destination

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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