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Apprenticeships

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Apprenticeships aren't just for trades. Did you know you can undertake an apprenticeship in the financial, commercial and business industries? In fact, business apprenticeships are the perfect way to get qualified, advance your career and get paid!


We offer a wide variety of apprenticeships with local employers like Accenture, NEPIA and Northumbrian Water. So whether you want to advance in management, HR or accountancy we have an apprenticeship for you. Apprenticeships are also a great way to get qualified if you're already employed, but want to study a qualification alongside your current role.

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Apprenticeship Areas

Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

On this apprenticeship you will learn financial IT systems and processes, accounting ethical standards, financial accounting and reporting and management accounting.

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 20th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Accounts/ Finance Assistant Apprenticeship

The Finance/Accounts Assistant apprenticeship is an ideal starting point for a career in finance, offering you the chance to build a foundation of accounting knowledge and gain the skills needed to progress to employment or to further study.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 20th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Customer Service Specialist Apprenticeship

Looking to become qualified as a customer service specialist? On the Customer Service Specialist apprenticeship you will learn to be an advocate of Customer Service.

Length: 18 months
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 4th January 2021
Location: Employer Based

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Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship

This Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship will support you in delivering high quality service to customers, including one-off or routine contacts, dealing with orders, payments, offering advice, guidance and support, meet-and-greet, sales, fixing problems, aftercare, service recovery and gaining insight through measuring customer satisfaction.

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 4th January 2021
Location: Employer Based

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HR Support Apprenticeship

On this HR Support apprenticeship you will build on the skills you already have in HR, learning how to handle day to day queries and provide HR advice on a range of transactional and complex HR processes from recruitment through to retirement.

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 4th January 2021
Location: Employer Based

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Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship

With this apprenticeship, you will learn how to give direction, instructions and guidance to make sure a business achieves its goals.

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 4th January 2021
Location: Employer Based

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Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship (CDMA)

Want to gain a Chartered Management Apprenticeship, underpinned with a Degree in Business Management in Practice? Apply now.

Length: 4 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 4th January 2021
Location: Employer Based

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Business Administrator Apprenticeship

You will learn how to manage priorities and your own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others. 

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 20th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Daily tasks:

  • Assesses and advises on factors affecting business performance.
  • Determines staffing levels appropriate for accounting activities.
  • Plans external and internal audit programmes, arranges for the collection and analysis of accounting, budgetary and related information, and manages the company.
  • Participates in the formulation of strategic and long-term business plans, assesses the implications for the organisation financial mechanisms and oversees their implementation.
Newcastle College Business 2

Median Salary

£63,487 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Produces and/or assesses reports and recommendations concerning marketing and sales strategies.
  • Controls the recruitment and training of staff.
  • Examines and analyses sales figures, advises on and monitors marketing campaigns and promotional activities.
  • Discusses employer.
  • Liaises with other senior staff to determine the range of goods or services to be sold.
Newcastle College Business 1

Median Salary

£78,034 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Stays abreast of and ensures adherence to relevant legislation regarding tendering and procurement procedures.
  • Researches and identifies new products and suppliers.
  • Interviews suppliers.
  • Arranges for quality checks of incoming goods and ensures suppliers deliver on time.
  • Negotiates prices and contracts with suppliers and draws up contract documents.
  • Devises purchasing policies, decides on whether orders should be put out to tender and evaluates suppliers.
  • Determines what goods, services and equipment need to be sourced.
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Daily tasks:

  • Directs the arranging of conferences, exhibitions, seminars, etc. to promote the image of a product, service or organisation.
  • Stays abreast of changes in media, readership or viewing figures and advertising rates.
  • Reviews and revises campaign strategy in light of sales figures, surveys, etc. and takes appropriate corrective measures if necessary.
  • Conceives advertising campaign to impart the desired product image in an effective and economical way.
  • Defines target group and implements strategy through appropriate media planning work.
  • Liaises with client to discuss product/service to be marketed and develops the most appropriate strategy to deliver the objectives.
Newcastle College Business 10

Median Salary

£59,250 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Stays abreast of relevant legislation, considers its impact on the organisation.
  • Considers alternative work procedures to improve productivity.
  • Examines and reports on company and departmental structures, chains of command, information flows, etc. and evaluates efficiency of existing operations.
  • Develops and administers salary, health and safety and promotion policies.
  • Undertakes industrial relations negotiations with employees.
  • Provides or arranges for provision of training courses.
  • Oversees the monitoring of employee performance and career development needs.
  • Oversees the preparation of job descriptions, drafts advertisements and interviews candidates.
  • Determines staffing needs.
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Median Salary

£50,210 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Ensures compliance with the statutory regulatory framework.
  • Preparing general reports and briefs on more complex cases for senior management.
  • Promotes financial services, establishes contact with the local business community and professional firms.
  • Authorises loans and mortgages in accordance with bank or building society policy.
  • Verifies that accounting, recording and information storage and retrieval procedures are adhered to.
  • Plans, organises, directs and co-ordinates the activities of financial institutions.

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Daily tasks:

  • Examines quality of merchandise and ensures that effective use is made of advertising and display facilities.
  • Authorises payment for supplies received and decides on vending price, discount rates and credit terms.
  • Oversees the maintenance of financial and other records and controls security arrangements for the premises.
  • Ensures customer complaints and queries regarding sales and service are appropriately handled.
  • Ensures that adequate reserves of merchandise are held and that stock keeping is carried out efficiently.
  • Liaises with other staff to provide information about merchandise, special promotions etc. to customers.
  • Appoints staff, assigns tasks and monitors and reviews staff performance.

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£27,635 View more

Daily tasks:

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  • Ensures physical comfort of residents or passengers and makes special arrangements for children, the elderly and the infirm if required.
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Median Salary

£29,503 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Examines quality of merchandise and ensures that effective use is made of advertising and display facilities.
  • Authorises payment for supplies received and decides on vending price and credit terms.
  • Maintains financial and other shop records and controls security arrangements for the premises.
  • Ensures that adequate reserves of merchandise are held and orders new stock as required.
  • Provides information about merchandise to staff and customers and ensures customer complaints are appropriately dealt with.
  • Oversees staff training, rotas and the allocation of work.
  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements.
  • Defines the market position for the business, decides what to sell, forecasts demand and develops the brand image of the business.

Median Salary

£29,440 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Conducts investigations and advises management on financial aspects of productivity, stock holding, sales, new products, etc.
  • Prepares periodic accounts, budgetary reviews and financial forecasts.
  • Liaises with management and other professionals to compile budgets and other costs.
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  • Prepares tax returns, advises on tax problems and contests disputed claim before tax official.
  • Audits accounts and book-keeping records.
  • Prepares financial documents and reports for management, shareholders, statutory or other bodies.
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