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Apprenticeship Co-ordinator/Admin Assistant

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Education & Training

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £17.33 per hour

  • Contact:

    Robin Francis

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    HH6247 - CITB_1557505384

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate, with excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently and who will provide support to the team with a variety of duties within Construction Industry Training Board.

Role Purpose:

To ensure the successful delivery of the Shared Apprenticeship Scheme on a daily basis through the successful recruitment of apprentices into work placements with host employers. This will involve the recruitment, organisation and monitoring of the Training and Development of apprentices into the Shared Apprenticeship Scheme to maximise the number of successfully completed apprenticeship frameworks.

Role Accountabilities:

  • To co-ordinate the day to day operation of the SAS (Shared Apprenticeship Scheme), through the establishment and maintenance of a good working relationship with the SAS client.
  • Establish host employer engagement in order to promote and identify placement opportunities, and develop these relationships to the benefit of the SAS and CITB-Construction Skills.
  • Co-ordinate required recruitment, following recruitment procedure, and ensure all entrants fulfil the eligibility criteria as set out by the SAS and CITB-Construction Skills.
  • Promote the SAS through attending careers events, engagement with external agencies, and to provide young people, parents, schools, and other parties with up to date information.
  • To support apprentices, the SAS's and colleges to ensure each apprentice achieves their framework, and to support and mentor apprentices to ensure each reaches their maximum potential and that the apprentice wellbeing is paramount at all times.
  • To provide Line Manager with accurate information to substantiate monthly claims, and any other requested information.
  • Ensure pre-placement Health and Safety checks are carried out with each host employer to determine suitability of apprentice placement prior to start.
  • To act as the main communication point to link colleges and Apprenticeship Officers to the employer (SAS) in the coordination of apprenticeship delivery
  • Highlight and find solutions for issues preventing continuation of training/achievement and recruitment/retention.


  • Detailed knowledge of apprenticeships (essential)
  • Knowledge of the education sector or the Construction Industry (essential)
  • Working knowledge/experience in Government Work Based Learning requirements and related inspection criteria (desirable)
  • Experience in being responsible for own workload and working independently to tight time-scales (essential).
  • Ability to deliver high levels of apprentice support, with experience of mentoring young people (desirable).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence, challenge, and to manage conflict and difficult situations.
  • MS Office skills (essential)
  • Project management skills (desirable)
  • Ability to speak and work through the medium of Welsh (desirable)

Special Requirements:

  • Full UK driving licence
  • Willing & able to work non-standard hours as and when necessary
  • Extensive travel

Pay rate: £17.33/hour / Monday to Friday-37 hours/week


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