Level 2 Business Administration Apprentice VEHICLE SAVE (UK) LIMITED

We are seeking to recruit a high quality and ambitious apprentice to be trained in all aspects of vehicle rental within Europcars largest UK franchise. The positions will be based in Plymouth and the initial training will be focused on the many different aspects of fleet administration, customer service and the diverse range of skills required.

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Closing date: 04 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, and every other Saturday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Fleet administration and support.
  • Coordinating fleet maintenance and repair.
  • Ensuring a high level of customer service is provided to the customer base and colleagues alike.
  • Learning the core administrative skills required to operate a rental location.
  • Become skilled in the use IT systems for the rental of vehicles and management of the vehicle fleet and customer contracts.
  • Carry out any other tasks that may be within the scope of the post to ensure the effective delivery and development of the service.
  • To fully comply with the requirements of the apprenticeship programme eg: attending meetings.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good telephone manner
  • Good organisational skills with ability to priorities workload
  • Good Understanding of customer service requirements
  • Good understanding of confidentiality and data protection standards
  • Able to work both as a team and independently
  • Ability to use own initiative

Personal qualities

Personal qualities:

  • Polite and friendly to both customers and colleagues
  • Professional manner
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Smart appearance
  • Flexibility in order to support all team members
  • The ability to prioritise own work
  • A reliable, trustworthy and professional manner
  • An interest in fleet vehicles
  • A good work ethic

Qualifications required

Good general education to GCSE, or equivalent level.

Future prospects

On completion of the Apprenticeship, opportunities may include and secure full time permanent employment within the business, as you will have received a large amount of in-house training and become a valued member of the team. Progression opportunities may also include advanced and Higher apprenticeships, including: • Level 3 • level 4 and 5 - equivalent to a higher education certificate, higher education diploma or a foundation degree • level 6 - equivalent to a bachelor degree

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 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. If you want any advice on your pay, you can contact the Pay and Work Rights Helpline on 0800 917 2368 or visit www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage. Otherwise, all learners come under your normal terms of employment ranging from holidays, to sick pay and disciplinary procedures. If we receive a large number of applications the closing date may be brought forward. All correspondence, questions of queries to go directly to Achievement Training: apprenticeships@achievementtraining.com or 01752 202269.

About the employer

Formed in 1994, Vehicle Save is one of the few companies in the South West to offer a full service of vehicle daily rental, contract hire and leasing under one ‘umbrella’. The Vehicle Save group consists of two Independent companies, Vehicle Save (UK) Limited and Sister Company Vehicle Save Contract Hire & Leasing Limited. Vehicle Save (UK) Limited, part of the Europcar Rental Franchise Network are based in the Devon, Cornwall and part of Somerset. The dedicated senior team have over 75 years experience within the industry and are specialists in their own fields. The business offers a flexible and personal service tailored to the needs of both private and business customers.





George Place



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Training provider

You will receive specific on the job training from the employer in your work place. Off the job training will be provided by Achievement Training in the following areas:

  • QCF Diploma in Business and Administration Level 2
  • Certificate in Business Administration skills Level 2
  • Functional Skills in English and Mathematics  and ICT Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Achievement Training Ltd


Jake Furze 01752 202269 apprenticeships@achievementtraining.com

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Closing date: 04 Nov 2017