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Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship

Derbyshire Dales District Council

The overall aim of the Apprenticeship Programme is to enable the post-holder to learn about the licensing services delivered by the District Council whilst developing knowledge and skills through hands on experience in business and administration training.

Apprenticeship Summary



Working week

08:30-17:00 Monday to Friday weekly. (37 hours a week).

Expected duration

18 Months

Possible start date


Date posted


Apprenticeship level


Reference number




What will the apprentice be doing?

The Apprentice will work within the District Council’s Licensing Team in the Regulatory Services Directorate. (There may also be opportunities to learn about the work of the other regulatory teams in the same directorate).

The successful applicant will work under supervision and guidance to develop skills, knowledge and experience to provide delivery of a friendly, helpful and efficient licensing service to the Council’s internal and external customers.

This will include face to face service delivery as well as by telephone and electronic means.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The Apprentice will complete Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Training which will be delivered on an on the job basis with access to an apprentice mentor and assessor.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of the two-year programme it is anticipated that the Apprentice will be employment ready, and will be given the opportunity to apply for any available permanent employment opportunities within the District Council.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills IT skills Attention to detail Organisation skills Customer care skills Problem solving skills Administrative skills Number skills Team working Initiative Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade D or 3 or above, or predicted) Essential

Things to consider

About the employer

Derbyshire Dales District Council may be a small rural council but what we may lack in size is more than made up by the scale of our corporate ambition and record of achievement. We have a strong ‘One Team, One Council’ culture which recognises the contributions of every individual and nurtures a strong culture of team working across the whole organisation.


Derbyshire Dales District Council


Town Hall
Bank Road


Training provider




Chrissie Symons

Apprenticeship Advanced

Business administrator (level 3)