Business Administration Apprentice

QA Limited

Business Administration Apprentice

17888 - 17888 UKP per year

QA Limited, Ayr, South Ayrshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working
  • Apprenticeship programme

, 5 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: 02-08-2024 (In 20 days)

job Ref: MP-55294-84027

Full Job Description

Employer description:

Glasgow Prestwick Airport was purchased by the Scottish Government in November 2013 to protect jobs and safeguard a strategic infrastructure asset. The airport operates as a commercial business at an arm’s length from the Government.


We have an exciting opportunity for a young person to join the team at Glasgow Prestwick Airport (GPA) as an apprentice within the busy Commercial Office. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop and enhance business awareness and leadership skills, learning how to manage day-to-day activities in a busy office environment. 

You’ll gain skills completing a Business Administration Apprenticeship which will be valuable in many other industries, opening up future opportunities for you across a wide variety of businesses. You will be learning whilst “on-the-job” in a working office environment and earning a wage at the same time!  Your training assignments will be carried out both in the workplace and online. The apprenticeship will take 12 months to complete. 


  • Working in a busy commercial office providing administrative support to our Marketing, Communications and Property departments
  • Helping to prepare social media content showcasing all aspects of the airport
  • Keeping the airport website up to date and preparing website analytics
  • Making sure the Leadership Team are kept up-to-date with any airline/airport press updates
  • Managing office communications, including answering emails and phone enquiries
  • Preparing purchase orders and invoices
  • Co-ordinating communication between various departments
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Maintaining up to date records for GPA property portfolio
  • Establishing relationships with airport tenants and external stakeholders
  • Assisting with business development activities for the Commercial Team

Required skills & qualifications:

  • An excellent communicator
  • Enthusiastic and highly organised
  • Literate and numerate with good attention to detail
  • Confident and able to prioritise workload and operate on own initiative
  • A good level of IT skills especially Microsoft Office and Excel
  • National 5 English Grade A
  • National 5 Maths
  • A flexible approach to work and happy to learn new skills


£17,888 per annum

Working hours:

Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm


  • Cash Health Care Plan (after six months employment)
  • Life Assurance 4 x salary (after six months employment)
  • Group personal pension scheme - enhanced upon request
  • Uniform (as required)
  • Enhanced annual leave, depending on service length
  • Free parking
  • Staff discounts in partnership with Duty World Duty Free - access to their staff shopping website with an excellent 30% discount on most brands across the site

Future prospects:

90% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing: this is 20% higher than the national average.

Important information:

This vocational apprenticeship comprehensively supports your specific job role with this particular employer.  Throughout your learning journey, you are fully supported by your dedicated QA skills coach and your mentor at work.  They ensure you settle in, help you develop all the skills you need to be successful in your job role and pass your assessments, and can provide one to one support.

Starting with insights into your current potential, they plan your growth in a programmatic way, close skills gaps with immersive training and ensure what you learn is applicable to what you do. They talk you through the specifics on the qualifications you gain and how they align in particular to your day to day role.

On completion, as well as the valuable work experience you have gained, you get a nationally recognised qualification at SCQF Level 6. 

If you are interested in starting your career and receiving a work based qualification at the same time APPLY NOW!