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Business Admin L3 Apprenticeship

Company Name:
Colas Ltd
Apprenticeship Framework/Standard:
Business Administration Level 3
Date Posted:
20 Jun 2019
Vacancy Type:
Working Hours:
Monday to Friday
Job Advert

JOB TITLE:Business Admin Apprentice LOCATION:Portsmouth


On this apprenticeship you will undertake an NVQ2 qualification in Business Administration. Whilst undertaking your academic learning you will also be working alongside an experienced team to learn hands-on, work-based skills. Undertake all aspects of business administration works supporting office functions for a busy team.

Actively promote the One Colas approach especially when dealing directly with external stakeholders. Full training will be provided for the role.

As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas are also offering some great benefits with this role, which include:

          25 days annual leave per annum + the option to buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave

          Flexible working

          Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded

          NI free childcare vouchers

          Ongoing training, and personal professional development

          Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal


Colas Ltd is a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.

We currently have an opportunity available within our Midlands Regional Operations area of the business for a Business Admin Apprentice to join us.


Your main role will be to develop skills and experience to provide adminsitrative support to the Portsmouth office. The successful applicant will be able to work effectively in both a team and on their own, and able to adapt effectively to both quiet and busy environments. It is also important that the successful candidate will have a great work ethic and be able to pro-actively maintain a high standard of work. All training will be provided.



Health & Safety


Tool Box talks on to spreadsheet

HAV’s on to spreadsheet

Near Misses in Airsweb

Waste Transfer notes



Send letters to residents for work in their roads

Log Customer Compliments and Complaints

Log Customer Satisfactions Survey Results Update staff list with starters and leavers Update internal staff telephone directory


Customer Services

Update PEM’s



Safety Training update and monitor spreadsheet for all staff


Performance Management

Update monthly performance spreadsheets with results Assist with producing reports


Property Management

Assist with property management duties


Helpdesk (Front Desk)

Cover front desk, greeting visitors, safety rules and other duties.


Other responsibilities

Electronic filing Minute taking book Meetings pdf Documents ad hoc Tasks

Attending various training courses



GCSE Maths / English or equivalent – Minimum Grade C or Functional Skills Level 2.



          Must be a team player.

          Friendly & approachable personality.

          Good time management with flexibility of approach.

          Conscientious, trustworthy, open and reliable.




Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.