Business & Professional Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are jobs with training, giving you the chance to earn while you learn, gaining real workplace experience as well as the skills you'll need in your chosen career.

If you're interested in a career in the business and professional industry, take a look at our apprenticeships below.

Business Admin

Business administration is an important support role within any business organisation and can be a stepping stone to a variety of careers, as well as Higher Education opportunities.

What can we offer?

  • On and off the job training that is tailored to specific job roles and is relevant to the industry
  • One to one support
  • Tuition by individuals who have extensive training and real industry experience¬†

Who could you work for?

We have placed Apprentices with hundreds of employers across Greater Manchester including The University of Manchester, Berrymans Lace Mawer and Transport for Greater Manchester

What will you do?

Business administration apprentices perform tasks such as:

  • Producing business documents
  • Preparing for and attending meetings
  • Using a range of IT packages
  • Managing and improving performance
Customer Service

If you are great with people, then customer service could be the career pathway for you. Customer service positions are available in nearly every sector such as retail, financial services, hospitality, sport and recreation.

What can we offer?

  • Knowledge and experience of working in the customer service industry
  • Relevant industry qualifications
  • One-to-one support throughout your traineeship or apprenticeship

What will you do?

A customer service apprentice may be required to:

  • Offer advice
  • Answer questions
  • Handle complaints
  • Ensure that all customers have a positive experience

Who could you work for?

Past customer service apprentices have worked with Manchester City Council.

Human Resources

Human resource management is a vital function to every business in every sector. If you are a great communicator and love working with people, then this could be the career pathway for you.

What can we offer?

  • Gain a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development qualification, the recognised standard in human resource practice as well as technical certificates
  • A legitimate alternative to university, this apprenticeship will provide you with the real skills and experience that employers are looking for
  • A fast track route to a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship with our eight month future professionals course, which covers marketing, human resources and finance

Who could you work for?

We have developed Level 5 Apprenticeships in companies such as New Charter Housing.

What will you do?

As a human resource management apprentice you may be required to:

  • Monitor employee performance and management
  • Make decisions based on employment law
  • Plan training and development programmes for employees
  • Improve organisation performance
Management

The foundation of any business is good management. If you can lead, inspire and motivate others, then you should consider a career that really could lead you all the way to the top!

What can we offer?

  • One to one and small group coaching and tutorial session, with the option to attend relevant master classes from industry professionals
  • An Institute of Leadership & Management qualification, the recognised standard qualification in management
  • Option to take enterprise-related units for individuals in project management roles
  • Part-time Foundation and BA (Hons) Degrees to enable you to keep working whilst you gain new qualifications

Who could you work for?

You could work for companies such as Milk Design and Analytical Technology.

What will you do?

Management apprentices:

  • Manage teams
  • Plan the business
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Manage professional development
Marketing

In a world increasingly dominated by branding and technology, there is no better way to have a successful career than in the world of marketing and social media.

What can we offer?

  • Specialise in general marketing or in social media & digital marketing
  • A legitimate alternative to university, these apprenticeships will provide you with the real skills and experience that employers are looking for
  • A fast track route to a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship with our eight month future professionals course which covers marketing, human resources and finance

Who could you work for?

We have placed apprentices in companies and organisations such as Marketing Manchester, Fast Web Media and Salford City Council.

What will you do?

Marketing and digital marketing apprentices perform tasks such as:

  • Implementing marketing strategies and plans
  • Using social media as a promotional tool
  • Co-ordinate events
  • Analysing marketing data such as website analytics
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