Blake Clough Consulting

Business Support Executive apprentice – Blake Clough Consulting

It is a very exciting time for Blake Clough Consulting as our company is growing rapidly. This means the tasks for our operations team have increased substantially and we are looking for an apprentice to join us and help with the admin tasks.

Reference number: VAC1000240570


Wage – £12,675 a year
Duration – 18 months
Start date – 06.05.2024
Posted – 27/03/2024

Working Week:

Monday- Friday Total hours per week: 37.5 hours a week

Apprenticeship level

Business Administrator L3



What will the apprentice be doing?

  • General admin and office tasks
  • Raising invoices and chasing payments
  • Answering inquiries and diverting them to the most suited person
  • Making bookings and purchases

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

A candidate commencing on this course should be able to work with autonomy; the role will involve working as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.

The apprenticeship standard requires candidate to be involved in the management of a project and evidence a process that they have improved.

The presentation on the Project will be completed evidencing: How have they improved a process or operating practice? What steps did they take to implement the project? What worked well and how would you improve the results in the future?

The Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is assessed at the end of the programme externally by the awarding body NCFE; to assess/test candidate’s knowledge, skills and behaviours.

The end point assessment will include:

A range of assessment tools – observation
Presentation on the Project undertaken – The
apprentice delivers a presentation to the EPAO on a project they have completed or a process they have improved. The presentation lasts 10-15 minutes,
Test of knowledge using scenarios with questions
Competency based Interview
Assessment on portfolio of evidence

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunities to develop and progress as the team grows.


Eve Cunningham

0800 7813020

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C or above) essential A Level or equivalent 3x A levels (Grade A-C) desirable

About the employer

Blake Clough Consulting

Blake Clough Consulting is a specialist energy consultancy with a focus on the electricity networks. We cover a range of areas relating to feasibility studies, project engineering, innovation, regulation and technical strategy, with a strong emphasis on our customer relationships. We are passionate about the decarbonisation of the energy system and the transition to “Net Zero” and aim to support our clients to accelerate this change as effectively as possible, whether that be local authorities, large network companies, private developers etc. Our clients range from electricity network operators, regulators and public sector organisations through to private developers, both onshore and offshore, looking to develop projects connecting into the electricity networks.

Closing date: 22 April 2024