Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Agua Fabrics

Are you a 'can do' person and want to work in a busy office? Why not apply to become an administrator with us! We will offer you the perfect opportunity to earn whilst you learn!

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Closing date: 17 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Answering telephone calls - taking messages etc.
  • Picking sample requests, addressing and franking envelopes.
  • Sending emails out to internal and external contacts.
  • Learn to process Agua orders on Sage.
  • Enter stock on Sage.
  • Filing.
  • Send updates of sample book daily to colleagues.
  • Faxing.
  • Sample and shade card stock control.
  • Producing UPS labels.
  • Log tasks completed throughout the day.
  • General admin duties.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • IT Skills - Excellent use of Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Polite telephone manner.
  • Be able to prioritise work when needed to.

Personal qualities

  • Friendly.
  • Organised.
  • Reliable.

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required but assessment will be carried out at interview to determine whether this programme is suitable. Previous work experience is required as this will be a supervisory role.

Future prospects

The successful candidate can go on to further training or into employment.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Agua is a family owned business that has been supplying products to the Contract market since the 1930’s. From a background in supplying and manufacturing Linens and Textiles to the Healthcare sector, Agua has become a market leader in technical Upholstery fabrics for all Contract Markets: Hospitality, Leisure, Custodial, Education, Commercial, Healthcare, Cruise / Marine.


Agua Fabrics


Hyde House 9th Floor

The Hyde



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Training provider

L3 Business Administration Diploma, Functional Skills Level 2 in English, maths and ICT.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FIRST RUNG


Beverley Woodhouse

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Closing date: 17 Nov 2017