Business Administrator Apprenticeship Red Cape Ltd

As Administration and Business/Sales Support, you will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in an interesting and dynamic sector whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification in Business and Administration at Level 2.

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Closing date: 30 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

    30 hours Mon-Fri

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Redcape Ltd. are looking for a motivated apprentice administrator to join the small and friendly team to support the office. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification in Business and Administration at Levels 2. 

Duties will include:

  • General upkeep of office including cleaning, tidying and other similar duties
  • General administration duties; filing, photocopying, scanning of documents and writing letters/email
  • Reception duties; answering incoming calls, taking messages, making refreshments
  • Data Entry onto Microsoft Office packages (Word & Excel)
  • Responsible for meeting deadlines and keeping to agreed timescales
  • Managing office stationery
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as requested
  • Assisting with exhibitions such as Crufts
  • There is the opportunity to be involved in maintenance of the company website and social media
  • Applicants should be committed to developing their skills and knowledge within a business environment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of ICT.
  • You will need good communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • You must have the ability to prioritise your workload and work to agreed timescales and targets.

Personal qualities

  • You will need to be keen and happy to help out with a variety of tasks required to ensure the smooth running of the office at all times.
  • You must have the ability to use your own initiative.
  • You must be organised and eager to learn.
  • An interest in animals

Qualifications required

  • English and maths GCSE at grade C or above would be an advantage (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Intermediate apprentices supported by FW Solutions Ltd, will have the opportunity to progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration. Intermediate Apprentices will be able to progress in their careers to roles including administration executive, administration team leader, office supervisor, personal assistant, secretary or a wide range of other Business & Administration roles.

Things to consider

Please consider the location of this apprenticeship before submitting your application.

About the employer

Redcape are distributors and suppliers of premium quality products for professional groomers, handlers and show kennels. Our select range of premium products are of the highest quality and renowned for their reliability, durability and performance. Having been involved in the Dog Show world for over 20 years we have gained vast knowledge and insight into this great hobby and the expectations a customer demands and deserves. We believe that customers are entitled to the highest standard of service, support and after sales consideration. We strive to provide this service without question and pride ourselves on our reputation.


Red Cape Ltd


Marrtree Business Park Unit 1-3

Grimbald Crag Close



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Training provider

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace. You will be allocated a Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) and will have access to our on- line study area where you will find all your assessment materials. Your TLC will provide you with personal tutorial support and assessment at pre-arranged times.

Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio. 

You will be working towards the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business and Administration.

Employment Rights & Responsibilities are delivered and completed in the workplace.

Personal Learning & Thinking Skills are embedded in the main qualification.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FW Solutions Limited


Rebecca Warden 01423536672

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017