Business Administration

Glasgow City Council (Gateway Shared Services)

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Job Description

This apprenticeship will offer the opportunity work within our Work Placement Administration team, where you will be joining a team of experienced Administration Officers who will support and teach you the skills required to be successful in your apprenticeship role. 

The Work Placement team are responsible for: Managing the work placement arrangements for pupils in 10 Local Authorities in Scotland.

Duties will include: data processing, customer service, liaising with a wide range of customers including employers, school co-ordinators and Health and Safety officers.

The nature of the work means you will get to be involved in other teams within Gateway too, such as marketing and software development.

This is an interesting role and you will receive training in the full range of duties offering a great opportunity for you to develop excellent administration and customer service skills.

The vacancy is advertised on the recruitment site Glasgow Guarantee. You need to register before you are given access to view/apply for vacancies.

Entry Requirements

A good general education – achieved or working towards a range of qualifications, which should include English at National 5 or above and one of the following: Business Management, Administration or Computing would be desirable.

You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to good attendance.

Good PC skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office software are essential.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of work. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.


As a Modern Apprentice you will be studying towards a Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ). During your apprenticeship you will work towards your qualification, whilst being able to apply your learning to the real life business environment. In turn, you will receive first class training, excellent conditions and experience of working with one of Glasgow’s leading employers.

Qualifications Achieved

SVQ Business Administration at SCQF Level 6