Business Administration Apprenticeship Wsbl Ltd

As Business Administration Apprenticeship you will work and train within the Sales Team carrying out general administration duties to support the team.

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Closing date: 23 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. 25 hours per week due to business requirements.

    Total hours per week: 25.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As Business Admin Apprentice you will work and train within the Sales Team.

Daily duties and responsibilities:

  • Answering the telephone
  • Filing
  • Order processing
  • Arranging transport
  • Logging quotes
  • Liaising with warehouse for despatching orders

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate.
  • Good numeric and literacy skills.
  • Assertiveness.
  • Ability to plan and organise workload.
  • Listening/communication.
  • Experience of working in a dynamic, busy environment desirable.

Personal qualities

  • Trustworthy.
  • Team player.
  • Organised.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Respond positively under pressure.
  • Able to use initiative.
  • Assertive and confident.
  • Professional at all times.
  • Good communicator.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Able to deliver against deadlines.

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSE’s or equivalent at Grades A*-C (including Maths, English and ICT) desirable. 
  • Candidates will be required to undertake initial assessment at Blackburn College.

Future prospects

Possible progression to a Level 3 apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The job role is based over 25 hours for the needs of the business as this is less than the minimum 30 hours for apprenticeships the time frame required to complete has been extended.

About the employer

Welcome to WSBL (formally Wardle Storeys LTD) We manufacture a wide range of noise insulation and vibration damping materials for building and automotive applications.


Wsbl Ltd


Durbar Mill

Hereford Road



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Training provider

  • Business and Administration Apprenticeship Framework Level 2
  • Maths, English and ICT Functional Skills Level 1

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College


Claire Owen 01254 292234

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Closing date: 23 Sep 2017