Business Apprenticeship

by Softcat

Top Employer

Job Details

30th June 2022
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Business & Administration
Manchester, Marlow

Business Apprenticeship

Are you a school or college leaver looking to develop your skills and realise your full potential?

Would you like to kick start your career in a supportive, energetic and innovative company?

Join our Apprenticeship Scheme in Business

For ambitious school and college leavers, a Softcat Apprenticeship is a great first step into the world of work. You earn, learn and gain qualifications while starting out on a structured career. If you're looking to make the most of your ambition and personality, then a sales career at Softcat could be perfect for you. Our team is over 500 people strong across our UK and Ireland offices and we continue to grow, embracing new international markets and opportunities.

Success. The Softcat Way.

If you have the ambition, motivation and you're keen to learn about new technologies, the Softcat culture here will bring out the best in you. You're encouraged to take responsibility for driving your own career progression. Ultimately the more you put in, the more you'll get out; great performance is always recognised and rewarded. We call it success, the Softcat way.

Business Apprenticeships

Our Business Apprenticeship Programme is designed to equip you with everything you need to become a successful Business executive. The programmes will build and accelerate your skills and knowledge in your chosen business area while supporting you on your journey to completing your qualification.

We offer the following Business Apprenticeship roles:

  • Marketing Apprentice
  • Finance Apprentice
  • Customer Service Apprentice
  • Vendor & Partner Apprentice
  • Operations Apprentice
  • Business Support Apprentice
  • Administration Apprentice

During the application process we will provide more detail on what these roles are and recommend the best area for you based on your preference, skills, and qualities.

What we need from you

  • A good team player with ability to also work independently
  • Organised with administrative skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships
  • A willingness and desire to learn new things

About The Apprenticeship Scheme

Our awarding winning apprenticeship scheme equips you with the skills, knowledge, and expertise to succeed in your chosen business area.

As an apprentice your time will be split between 80% work experience and 20% off-the-job training with the support of our dedicated training provider.

This is a fantastic opportunity for school leavers looking to kick start their career.

Qualification: Level 3 Business Adminstration
Duration: 18 months
Entry Requirement: - A prior attainment level 1 for Math's and English
Start Date: 30th August 2022

Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

Hybrid working – can choose your time between days in the office and working from home (subject to role and requirements of the team)
Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
Flexibility around school pick up and drop offsWorking with us

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefits include:

  • Great Maternity, Paternity and Adoption support
  • Max employer pension contributions of 5%
  • Share incentive plan
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare
  • Buy extra holiday plus an extra day's holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday
  • Technology vouchers, activity passes, restaurant discount cards
  • Option to add your partner/family to some of the benefits
  • Access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all perks and flexible benefits

About Softcat

We’re incredibly proud that our apprentice programme has been voted the UK’s #1 by ‘RateMyApprenticeship’. It’s recognition that for ambitious school leavers, a Softcat Apprenticeship is a great first step into the world of work. You earn, learn and gain qualifications while starting out on a structured career. Our award-winning scheme has set many Softcatters on the path to success.

We are one of the UK’s leading providers of technology solutions and services to Corporate and Public Sector organisations. We help them to use technology to solve their business challenges, by putting our employees first. We are a trusted partner to names like Apple, Microsoft and Adobe, reselling their products and services in the form of tailored solutions into the business market.

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please click on the apply button below.

Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

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