Business Administrator Apprenticeship – YHM Solicitors – Leeds


YHM Solicitors
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd.

Vacancy Description

YHM Solicitors are looking for a motivated and ambitious Apprentice to join the team and support the office in an Administration role.

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” within a well-established legal office environment. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification in Business and Administration at Level 3.


Duties will include:


  • General administration duties; Filing, photocopying, scanning of documents and writing letters/emails
  • General upkeep of office including cleaning, tidying and other similar duties
  • Reception duties; answering incoming calls, taking messages, making refreshments
  • Data Entry onto Microsoft Office packages (Word & Excel)
  • Working as a team to ensure administration work is completed accurately and on time
  • Responsible for meeting deadlines and keeping to agreed timescales
  • Managing office stationery
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as requested

Liaising with clients, courts and other legal professionals

Vacancy Title:
Business Administrator Apprenticeship
YHM Solicitors
Employer Description:

YHM Solicitors is a small law practice based in a busy suburb of Leeds, close to the city centre, specialising in Civil Litigation, Immigration, and Family Law. Their ethos it to ‘grow from within’ and this is an opportunity to learn about the legal sector and advance your career.

Vacancy Location:

271 Roundhay Road,



Working Week:
Min. 30 hours per week Mon-Fri
Weekly Wage:
Min. £117 to increase in line with performance review
Number of Vacancies:
Closing date for Applications:
Training to be provided:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace. You will be allocated a Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) and will have access to our on- line study area where you will find all your assessment materials. Your TLC will provide you with personal tutorial support and assessment at pre-arranged times.


Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio.


  • You will be working towards the Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration.
  • Functional skills in maths, English and ICT at Level 2 where applicable
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities are delivered and completed in the workplace.

Personal Learning & Thinking Skills are embedded in the main qualification.

Learning Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd.
Learning Provider Description:

FW Solutions Ltd is an independent provider of high quality education and training solutions, providing development for both learners and employers. We commit to offer superior training by ensuring we take into account each learner’s needs and learning style. All training will be delivered by highly qualified, specialist tutors and we provide our learners with straightforward, web-based resources to make learning flexible and enjoyable.

Contact details:

Call Us
01423 536 672

Email Us

Find Us
Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Vacancy type:
Expected Duration:
12/18 months
Skills required:
  • The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of ICT.
  • You will need good communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • You must have the ability to prioritise your workload and work to agreed timescales and targets.

Additional languages are an advantage

Qualifications required:

English and maths GCSE at grade C/4 or above are essential.

Personal qualities:
  • Keen to help out with a variety of tasks required to ensure the smooth running of the office at all times.
  • You must have the ability to use your own initiative.
  • You must be organised and eager to learn.

You must adhere to confidentiality rules.

Future Prospects:

Advanced apprentices supported by FW Solutions Ltd, will have the opportunity to progress to a Higher-Level Apprenticeship in Business and Professional Administration.

Employer Name:
YHM Solicitors
Contact Name:
Harvey McKinley
Application Method:
Please apply via FW Solutions website.
Apprenticeship Sector:
Business and Administration
Short Vacancy Description:

This is an exciting Apprenticeship, learning skills in various areas of a well-established Law practice. You will be responsible for general administration of the office whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification in Business and Administration at Level 3.

Reality check:

Learners considering this framework should have a keen interest in Business and Law. Please consider the location of this apprenticeship before submitting an application as it is out of Leeds City Centre.

From 1st April 2019, The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

All applications must be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer direct or this may result in your application not being considered.