Fleet Administration Apprentice

QA Limited

Fleet Administration Apprentice

16088 - 16088 UKP per year

QA Limited, Old Town, City of Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working
  • Apprenticeship programme

Posted 2 weeks ago, 3 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 31-07-2024 (In 12 days)

job Ref: MP-55239-84009

Full Job Description

As Edinburgh’s principal transport provider, Lothian has been providing the city with a first-class public transport service for over a century. In more recent years we have expanded to provide the same great services within Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian.

Engineering plays a critical part in helping us to provide a safe and reliable bus service for our customers. Our dedicated and highly skilled team of engineers ensures our vehicles are maintained to the highest standards and are regularly checked by DVSA and other regulatory bodies. We are proud to carry out all of our own maintenance and repairs onsite at our main garages across the city.

Our Fleet Administration Apprentice will work as part of the Head Office Engineering team to provide assistance to Engineering Management completing all essential administrative tasks, as well as a wide range of reporting and data entry duties.


  • Assist with maintaining vehicle records and updating the software system with fleet information
  • Assist with all aspects of fleet administration including MOTs, vehicle taxation, issue of operator’s licence discs, notification of vehicle alterations
  • Provide admin support for engineering department training and development as required
  • Provide support to depot admin teams as required
  • Collating and storing data on various Microsoft programs
  • Generating reports as requested and providing any additional support required by depot administration and management teams
  • All other general administration as required

Required skills:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal instruction
  • Confident team player who can build relationships at all levels
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation and time-management skills
  • Competent MS Office user, specifically Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to drive or travel to all Lothian Group sites


£16,088 per annum

Working hours:

Monday to Friday, 9am - 5:30pm


  • Competitive salary
  • Lothian catering
  • Perkbox
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Colleague offers
  • Health and wellbeing 
  • HSF Health Plan

Future prospects:

There is the opportunity for continued employment within this team should you perform well during your apprenticeship. We want you to grow, succeed and become a permanent team member.

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!