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Business Administration Apprenticeship


Carlisle, GB, CA24 3HZ

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Programme title: Business Administration Apprenticeship
Level: 3
Salary: £16,052 

Location: Greeson Court, Westlakes Science Park, Moor Row, Cumbria
Application closing date: May 2024
Programme start date: September 2024


Looking for a career that blends organisational skills with dynamic problem solving? With our Business Administration Apprenticeship programme, you’ll embark on a journey to master the art of efficiency, communication, and strategic thinking.

About the programme 

Here at Cavendish Nuclear, we see our apprentices as the future of our business – passing on the vital skills and knowledge they need to help us create a safe and secure world, together.

As a Business Administration Apprentice, you’ll play a critical role in ensuring the day-to-day operations of our business are efficient and effective. Supporting the Cavendish Nuclear Greeson Court office in Westlakes Science Park, you’ll develop your knowledge in areas such as document control, planning and organisation, customer service, spend management and generating requests for products and services.


You’ll also learn how to use a wide range of software for business support purposes, including Word, Excel, SAP and COUPA. Throughout the programme you’ll have the opportunity to finesse a wide range of interpersonal skills, ensuring your written and verbal communication is tailored to the right audiences, allowing you to build business relationships that flourish.

Your education/training

In addition to the on-site training you’ll receive at Cavendish Nuclear’s Greeson Court in Westlakes Science Park, you’ll work towards a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered by Lakes College, this qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need for a successful career in all types of business environments.

What you’ll need 

•    A minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) or above in subjects including Maths, English and Business.
•    A genuine interest in business administration and management.
•    Many of our early careers roles are subject to Security Clearance and Trade Control restrictions which mean that your place of birth, nationality, citizenship, or residency you hold or have held may impact which roles you are eligible for. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK ( For our early careers roles, you must be able to achieve BPSS and many of them require you to be eligible for Security Clearance.

What you’ll get 

We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career.
In addition, you’ll benefit from:
●    Fully funded qualification
●    Personal development training and opportunities
●    Minimum 28 days holiday allowance including bank holidays
●    Competitive pension scheme 
●    Employee share scheme
●    Flexible benefits including cycle to work scheme and employee shopping savings portal
You’ll also have the chance to get involved in our STEM outreach activities and volunteering opportunities, which our apprentices find incredibly rewarding.
Your career development 
It’s hard to beat the variety of fantastic opportunities and business experiences you’ll receive. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.
Plus, when you join us, you’ll be automatically enrolled onto our Apprentice Development Programme. Through a series of digital and face to face sessions, presented by wellbeing and performance experts and our external partners, we will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to thrive and perform at your very best on your programme and beyond.
Closing dates:
Please be aware that if there is a high level of interest in this programme, applications may close earlier than advertised. To give yourself the best chance of being considered for a place on this programme, please submit your application as early as possible.

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