Business Administration Apprentice Petdreamhouse Ltd

The successful apprentice will have a range of responsibilities, with the main purpose of the role being to provide administrative support to the team.

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Closing date: 22 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, 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate would have a number of duties, which would include:

  • Data entry and data information upload to the company database
  • Generation and upload of invoices to the company’s cashflow system
  • Data and lead generation, followed by database upload
  • Lead generation – contacting potential clients for the purpose of signing them up as a trade account
  • Handling and dealing with telephone enquiries
  • Carrying out basic operational duties
  • Completing orders
  • Setting and achieving own weekly goals
  • Reporting on performance, difficulties and suggestions to the senior management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Precise attention to detail
  • Assist and be part of a small team
  • Work on their own initiative
  • Handle and follow multiple processes simultaneously
  • Communicate professionally
  • Work well towards targets and in a timely manner

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Well organised and able to manage their own time effectively 
  • Keen to work and gain new skills

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade A-C in English and Mathematics, or the equivalent qualification.

Future prospects

There are good future prospects available for the right person.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over 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.

About the employer

PetDreamHouse is a UK-based B2B company with an innovative vision of offering unique solutions to pet product sourcing and wholesalling.


Petdreamhouse Ltd


The Entreprise Centre Unit 106

Cottingham Road



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Training provider

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration (Level 2)
  • Combined Technical Certificate.
  • Functional Skills at Level 1 would also be required for those with below a Grade A-C in GCSE English, Mathematics or ICT.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by McArthur Dean Training Ltd


Matt Morfitt 01482 210093

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017