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Business Admin Apprentice

Employer Description: 

QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquarters in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations. 

Job overview:

You will provide high quality, administration and logistical support for our managed learning service clients. The primary function of the Apprentice is to be a first point of contact for our customer first stage queries, dealing with those queries and escalating where necessary. We aim to resolve all customer queries first time and deliver a fantastic experience every time.

Main role / Responsibilities:

  • After training, respond to first line queries that come in to the Customer Centre from internal and external customers
  • Action queries where appropriate and escalate when needed
  • Deliver excellent customer experience through communication of progress to the customer and by putting the customer needs at the forefront of every activity
  • Work with you line manager to understand the wider QA business and liaise with other department to solve queries when needed
  • Follow the existing QA Process documents for first stage Customer transactions, amending where appropriate 

Desired skills / Personal qualities:

  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Methodical and accurate approach
  • Proven ability to focus on detail
  • Self-motivation with initiative and drive
  • Excellent telephone manner, clear and effective communication skills
  • Good team player and wants to learn 

Desired qualifications:  

5 GCSE's, A*-C grade - including Maths & English. 

Working week:

9am – 5:30pm, Monday – Friday,

37.5hrs per week. 


£12,500 per annum. 


  • You can look forward to dress down and early finishes every Friday
  • This is a company that supports it's employees
  • Although we have over 1700 employees, the environment has a family feel which is shared by our Senior Directors 
  • Private Pension
  • 25 days holiday
  • 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage)
  • 3 days of additional training which does not need to be relevant to your role from our very own course selection (1,200 to be precise)
  • Cycle to work scheme. 

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

Business Admin Apprentice

Advanced Apprenticeship

Published on 1 Jun 2020