• 06/11/2023
  • £17,026.00 Increasing to £20,309 in year 2. Higher rates are applied to those aged 21 and over.
  • Apprenticeship - Advanced apprenticeship: level 3
  • Sellafield Ltd. Seascale CA20 1PG
Business Administration Apprenticeship 2024 - Job Ref: SP05292

Business Administration Apprentices provide support to various departments and management teams across the Sellafield Ltd enterprise, within a variety of departments such as Group Business Services (Admin Services, Payroll, People Administration, Accounts Payable and Recruitment), Project Delivery Directorate (PDD), Document Control and Training.

What you will do in your working day

  • Your role will include tasks such as diary management, arranging meetings and events, taking meeting notes and providing general admin support to the department you are supporting
  • You may also work as a secretary to one of the senior managers of the company
  • Other tasks can include support to Document Control processes and HR related activities such as Payroll, Recruitment and processing of people related transactions in line with Company Terms and Conditions

The training you will be getting

  • Your role will be desk based and you will have the opportunity to complete the Level 3 Standard in Business Administration whilst on the scheme, by attending a local college one day a month
  • As well as acquiring administrative skills, your placements will provide opportunity to develop communication and interpersonal skills and become confident in dealing with a variety of stakeholders
  • Training location to be confirmed 

You will obtain the following qualifications:

  • ST0070 Business Administrator Apprenticeship (Level 3)
  • Award for Nuclear Industry Awareness (ANIA) Level 2 Qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Following successful completion of your apprenticeship, we will look to retain you in a professional full time position at Sellafield Ltd

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Initiative


  • GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Science/Engineering subject OR ICT subject (Grade 4) Essential

Job Ref: SP05292

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