Business Administration Apprentice Kennet Equipment Leasing Ltd

This role is with Kennet Equipment Leasing! Are you looking to kick start your career within a highly successful financial business? Are you looking for a position working within a recognised and expanding business? Do you want a busy role that offers great personal development? If this sounds like the perfect position for you. Apply now!

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 17:30PM 1 Hour Lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.55

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To support the Data Entry Clerk with the correct transference of information from proposal sheets to lease soft to ensure the smooth paying of own book Agreements.

Duties include:

  • To support the data entry clerk in going through each “invoice pay out” ensuring that all information is present.
  • To be an administrator for the underwriting department by taking phone calls, messages as required and when appropriate for team.
  • Using a variety of software packages (Excel, Word, the Kennet CRM system)
  • Dealing with a large volume of information about businesses, to be able to assist in forming the assessment of risk to arrive at underwriting decisions.
  •  Processing and input of Financial Paperwork for own book deals
  • Liaising with sales teams to ensure timely pay outs on invoices
  • Work with other team members to ensure efficient work flow
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head of underwriting.
  •  Support the Underwriting team wherever possible by ensuring that they are delivering an accurate system to sales & support teams

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic computer skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work towards deadlinesExcellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Basic Numeracy and Literacy skills
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft and Excel packages
  • Enthusiasm
  • Flexibility
  • Great communication skills
  • Confidence
  • A good outgoing personality

Personal qualities

  • Professional
  • Approachable
  • Excellent communicator
  • Energetic
  • Motivated and driven
  • Organised
  • Personable
  • Team player

Qualifications required

No specific qualifications required but English, Maths, and ICT GCSE (or equivalent) would be preferred (all C or above).

Future prospects

Opportunity for progression at month 6 and 12. Progression to a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship would be made available for the right candidate on completion of Level 2. Main aim for the Employer and Candidate is to secure full time employment at the end of the apprenticeship and start progressing within the company. 85% of our candidates secure full time employment with the same employer at the end of the Apprenticeship Programme.

Things to consider

Have you provided your mobile and home telephone? Can you get to the employer's address within a reasonable length of time? Please consider early morning and traffic. Have you got the skills and qualities to use the telephone and communicate effectively? This role involves customer contact, is that right for you? 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, £7.05 for anyone aged 21-24, and £7.50 for anyone 25 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Kennet Equipment Leasing has been providing UK businesses with equipment finance since 1991. With access to many of the top lenders, as well as our own significant resources, we successfully place finance agreements for a huge range of businesses, of all types and sizes. Having financed equipment to a value in excess of £500M you can rest assured that Kennet are the people to talk to for any business equipment requirement. From £250 upwards, we will have a solution that suits your cash flow and budget. Whether you are looking to buy equipment for your own business, or seeking an affordable finance solution for your customers, Kennet Equipment Leasing will give any business the power to grow.


Kennet Equipment Leasing Ltd


Kennet House Temple Ct 2

Temple Way


B46 1HH

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Training provider

  • Technical Certificate 
  • Level 2 Business and Administration 
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT (if needed)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Key Training Ltd


Joshua Pohl 0121 236 7512

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017