Committee Support Apprentice House of Commons

The Committee Support Apprentice provides administrative support to the Committee(s) in which they are based. They support the work of the Committee(s) across all of its functions, which could include monitoring correspondence received by the Committee, preparing papers, and formatting evidence for publication on the Committee's website.

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Apprenticeship summary

• To provide administrative support for Committee meetings, by helping to prepare the room and to greet witnesses and members of the public;
• To assist in managing the Committee email inbox: logging emails, sending out template responses where applicable, referring emails to other Committee staff;
• To help with preparing and circulating papers for the Committee and minutes of the Committee’s meetings;

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 36hours per week full time. We welcome applications from candidates who wish to work part-time. However, to be eligible for the apprenticeship, you must work a minimum of 16 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Date posted


  • Expected start date


  • Closing date


  • Standards

    Business Administrator

  • Apprenticeship level


  • Reference number


  • Training Provider


  • Location

Requirements and prospects

Desired Skills

Communication skills,Administrative skills

Personal qualities

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C or 4 and above) Essential

Future prospects

You will have the opportunity to apply for other roles across the House and there are progression opportunities within the Chamber and Committees Team.

Things to consider

You need to have: • GCSE at A*–C/4–9 in Mathematics (or equivalent) • GCSE at A*–C/4–9 in English (or equivalent) If you do not have these GCSEs you may still apply. Please note that you will need to study towards the functional skills Maths and English test in the first 6 months of your apprenticeship programme.

About the Employer

The Chamber and Committees Team supports the business of the House and its Committees. The Committee Office, which sits within the Chamber and Committees Team provides general and secretariat services to select committees. Each Committee has its own committee team, headed by the Clerk of the Committee and including policy specialists and support for the operations of the Committee.


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