Business Administration Apprentice Acorn Commercial Finance

Answering Incoming calls. Speaking with clients. Monitoring and maintaining client files. Letter and email correspondence. Social Media posts

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.00 (lunch break 1 hour)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Within this Business role, some of the duties will include:-

  • Answering incoming calls.
  • Speaking with Clients.
  • Monitoring and maintaining client filies.
  • Letterand e-mail correspondence.
  • Social media posts.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Good Telephone skills.
  • Good Keyboard/IT skills.
  • Accuracy - attention to detail.
  • Friendly and professional customer service manner.
  • Ability to work independently and in a small team

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing personality.
  • Sense of humour.
  • Conscientious.
  • Interest in Social Media.
  • Willing to learn new skills.
  • Not afraid to ask.

Qualifications required

  • Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent) Grades A* - C

Future prospects

Excellent chance of progression within the business once the successful candidate has completed their Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The company is situated in Clifton Moor, most bus services travel there, please check. The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over 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.

About the employer

Acorn Finance are proud of being an award winning finance broker and have achieved this accolade by working closely as a team. Acorn Finance have been funding commercial and investment property since 1997. Honoured in 2013 by Business Moneyfacts as the Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year and shortlisted twice since. As a small business ourselves your team at acorn finance understand the needs and time pressures of the property investor, developer or business owner.


Acorn Commercial Finance



Clifton Moor Business Village, James Nicolson Link


YO30 4XG

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Training provider

The successful applicant will undertake;

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business and Adminstration 
  • Personal Learning & Thinking skills
  • Employee Responsibilities and Rights
  • Functional skills at Level 1 in Maths, English and I.T. (if required)
  • All training to be delivered in the wokplace and on a one to one basis with tutor/sassessor support

Apprenticeship framework - Business and Adminstration the training provider is YH Training Services

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by YH Training Services Ltd


Avril Deighton 01904 666713

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017