Administration Apprentice – Learner Information Services

Paignton, Devon
04 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract Type: Full Time, 37 Hours per Week, 52 weeks per year, Fixed Term for 13 months

Location: Paignton, Devon

Do you want to work for an award winning and IIP Platinum Champion employer? Are you a motivated and energetic individual who wants to be part of an exciting and successful team? If the answer is ‘yes’, then South Devon College is the place for you. A South Devon College Apprenticeship lasts 12 months. During which you will earn and learn with practical on-the-job-training, gaining real experience, with real responsibilities to allow you to develop your skills and talents - but don’t worry our experienced team will be on hand to support you all the way. As part of this superb opportunity you will gain formal qualifications and take your first step on the road to success.

The Learner Information Services team is a busy, customer-focused environment in which to work and support cross-college initiatives. You will support the LIS Business Partner Teams with administration duties, ensuring that all records are maintained accurately and in a timely manner to meet internal and external requirements, whilst building effective and supportive relationships with College staff.

You will undertake a level 2 Business Administration qualification on a day-release basis and will be fully supported with guidance and on-the-job training throughout the length of your apprenticeship.

The successful candidate will have GCSE English and maths and some relevant training and/or qualifications in administration. You will be familiar with standard IT packages, input data accurately and be able to deal with sensitive data sensitively and professionally. The ability to communicate effectively in writing, in person and by telephone is essential.

You will be of professional appearance, able to respond to changing working hours and tasks and have a logical approach to problem solving.

Many more reasons to work at South Devon College:

*Above average apprenticeship pay rate.


*Up to 38 days paid leave per year, including Bank Holidays and additional College closure days


*Automatically enrolled into a great pension scheme, which the College tops up with a further 12.5% of your contribution – worth £700 per year


*FREE Parking Permit or FREE Stagecoach Bus travel, which can be used year round on alternative routes


*FREE gym membership – saving £120 per year


*Staff discount via the NUS discount Card – covering many high street brands and local eateries.


*Fantastic progression opportunities – including a guaranteed interview for internal vacancies (if essential criteria are met)


Closing Date: Midnight, Wednesday 16 October 2019

Interview Date: Friday 25 October 2019

To apply, and for a full job description, please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website Please do NOT send CVs, we only accept applications via the relevant form on our dedicated recruitment website.

Please note that you will be required to be in possession of an Enhanced DBS Certificate, or be willing to undertake an Enhanced DBS check as a condition of employment at the College.

This College is committed to Safeguarding/Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners, including children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.