Business Administration apprenticeship in Newcastle-under-Lyme Red Industries

We are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to join our team. We’re looking for someone who is eager to learn, methodical, and organised. This is a great opportunity for the right person to progress and develop their skills as a Transport Administrator and gain a Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration.

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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

    Working Hours – Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm (45 min lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main Duties:

You will be based at our waste processing facility in Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent), reporting to our Transport Coordinator.  

You will be assisting with all transport related matters including:

  • Answering the phone to colleagues, suppliers, and customers
  • Creating and updating spreadsheets and reports
  • Printing, scanning, and filing
  • Responding to emails
  • Assisting with vehicle scheduling and related paperwork


  • Training will be provided to enable you to operate efficiently and effectively.  
  • Your will be working towards your Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We’re looking for a quick learner who can join our team and assist with our sales and operational departments.  You should possess the following skills:

  • Good written English
  • Organised
  • Computer Literate (MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Methodical
  • Good attention to detail
  • Organised
  • Able to work well as part of a team
  • Punctual

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Hard working
  • Friendly
  • Easy to get along with

Qualifications required

GCSEs A-C in English, Maths, and ICT or an equivalent Level 2 qualification.

Future prospects

Possible permanent position after completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

RED Industries provide total waste management & recycling services and parts washer solutions to customers nationwide. We are committed to delivering cost effective, legally compliant, environmental waste management services.


Red Industries



Berkeley Court Borough Road



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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills in English Maths and IT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by GB Training (UK) Ltd


Maisie Whitticase 01213668388

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