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Administration Apprentice

Job description

Cresswells are looking to recruit a hardworking and dedicated administrator to join their family run business in Arnold. The right candidate will want to learn and share the general duties of running a small business.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Answering calls in a professional manner
  • Ensuring calls are directed to the appropriate person or a message taken and passed on
  • Make up folders for work jobs
  • Replying to email enquires

Stock room duties:

  • Stock control- keeping it tidy
  • Ordering stock
  • Inputting and the manipulation of data onto the company system
  • Produce accurate records and documents
  • Supporting with social media posts
  • Use of Microsoft office packages such as Word, Excel
  • Maintain records and files
  • Communicate with customers
  • Understand and use internal policies
  • Basic understanding of business finance
  • Complete a project toward the apprenticeship
  • Keeping your desk and general work area clean and tidy
  • Help with waste control

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 23/10/2021

Possible start date: 29/10/2021

Skills required

  • Microsoft office proficient (including Excel and Word)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Very strong eye for detail and accuracy
  • Personable, confident with a professional manner

Qualifications required

  • A*-C / 9-4 maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable

Candidate requirements

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

Training provided

Business Administrator Standard Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills level 1 / 2
  • Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment

Future progression

  • Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Why do you want to work for this company?

Second question
How will you be travelling to this vacancy on a daily basis?

Employer information

Cresswell’s is a family operated business. It was established back in 1962 as an electrical contractors our aim is to provide a high quality service to all our domestic and commercial customers in Nottingham and the surrounding areas.

Address details:

D Cresswell & Son Limited
Unit 4
Catton Rd

Map data is calculated from the available geolocation information.

Reference number VAC001754811
Working week Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 18 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Business Administrator - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £156.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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