Business Admin Apprentice - 12189 LFM Software Ltd

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:30 & Fridays 09:00 – 17:00 (One hour each day for lunch) 37.5 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

If a career in Business Administration is your dream than this is the apprenticeship for you. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment in the companies finance, administration and licensing team whilst achieving a recognised qualification. With no two days the same, the work will be challenging but enjoyable with a wide variety of tasks in both the administration and finance fields.

We offer many opportunities for personal and professional development within the company and with 40 graduates and apprentices employed by us every year, you’ll be in great hands. If that weren’t enough - the company recently named as a Top 100 Apprentice Employer.

Responsibilities of the Business Admin Apprentice:

In this job you will be responsible for:

  • To work towards successfully completing a Level 3 Business Admin Apprenticeship
  • Assist with sales and finance duties such as invoice processing, reports and BACS payment preparation
  • Act as Receptionist ensuring all duties are efficiently organised and maintain the front desk.
  • Support and maintain office of 25+ local employees and visitors/customers.
  • Organising meetings, services, hospitality, travel and accommodation.
  • Health and Safety duties such as booking H&S staff training, maintain H&S documentation and ensure all staff are aware of the correct protocol, amongst others.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with staff both in Manchester and other sites
  • Maintaining CRM database
  • Expense processing
  • Building and equipment contract maintenance
  • Perform any other duties as and when reasonably required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Requirements of the Business Admin Apprentice:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Essential to be clearly spoken and have professional approach whether dealing with internal or external personnel or when telephone/fax/message taking.
  • With many opportunities for development – a willingness to learn is crucial.
  • Excellent organisation skills including the ability to manage your own time and prioritise tasks.
  • High standard of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision

Personal qualities

An enthusiastic and professional attitude and commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

Someone with ideally 5 GCSE grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English.

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Benefit: 25 days holidays. Regular social events, free tea/coffee, free parking, free annual staff party, £600 per annum flexible benefits, annual pay review each April, access to PluralSight on line training (worth over £300 per annum) and opportunities to travel to training events and other offices. Planned Salary Increase £1,000 bonus upon successful completion of 6 month probation period and apprenticeship in addition to annual April pay review. Great career opportunities and a clear progression plan to on successful completion of the Level 3 apprenticeship. The two apprentices the company appointed last year have both progressed onto higher level apprenticeships within the company Additional Information: Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:30 & Fridays 09:00 – 17:00 (One hour each day for lunch) 37.5 hours per week Salary: £200 per week

About the employer

If a career in software development is your dream then this is the apprenticeship for you. • Great career opportunities • Regular social events • Fun and vibrant workplace This role is based in the Manchester office but the company have offices across the globe. For the past 50 years, the company have been one of the UK’s - and the software industries - greatest success stories. Their software solutions have enabled the creation of some of the world’s most complex building projects. Today, wherever you are in the world, the odds are that projects are designed and built using their software will supply your electricity, fuel your home and car, make the fibres and dyes for your clothes and transport them across the oceans.


LFM Software Ltd


Unit 5

Commerce Way


M17 1HW

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Training provider

Business Administration


Programme duration

  • L3 & L4 total duration: 31-39 months
  • Part 1 – Level 3 apprenticeship: 13-15 months
  • Part 2 – Level 4 apprenticeship: 18-24 months

Approximately 3% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 17% is done in the workplace, through workplace units, face-to-face meetings with your QA Assessor, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited



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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017