Business Administration Apprenticeship Tidyco Ltd

Scope - to work internally to offer support to the climate control director. Reporting Relationship - reporting to the climate control director. Main functions - general administrative support.

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Closing date: 03 Nov 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

    Working days: 5 Working hours: 8 Days and Hours TBC. Time allocated for lunch: 30 minutes

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    18 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

General administrative support:

  • Management of system generated reports
  • Helping customers with queries
  • Generating and management of quotations
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Climate control director support
  • Assisting with customer projects
  • Entering “Bill of materials” and associated data
  • Sourcing material and supplier quotations
  • Entering part information
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Preparation of internal and external reports and documentation including HSE documentation
  • Preparation of reports and KPI graphs
  • Assisting with report management
  • Helping customers with queries
  • Generating quotations
  • Liaising with accounts department
  • Asset management

Other responsibilities:

  • Assistance to customer service department
  • Liaising between departments

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident telephone manner
  • Competent IT skills
  • Quick learner

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Enthusiastic
  • Organised

Qualifications required

  • A – C in 3 subjects, including Maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

To develop within the team, with the option to either to go down the customer service or sales route

About the employer

With over 40 years experience supplying the Rail, Defence, Utilities, Manufacturing industries in the UK, Tidyco are fully certified, major distributors for the entire Parker product range to a global marketplace. In addition to product distribution we manufacture and assemble in our ISO9001:2000 approved workshops: Hydraulic Powerpacks Kits of parts for our OEM customers (hoses, fittings, clamps, filters, valves, pumps, cylinders, seal kits etc) Swaged and re-useable flexible hose assemblies supplied in bulk or individually bespoke Manipulated, rigid tube up to 62 mm OD. Our other services (in our workshop, at our Parkerstore, or on customer site) include: Hydraulic system design, installation, commissioning, service and repair Pressure and load test certification Oil cleanliness analysis and contamination report System flushing, filtration and oil transfer Service and repair of cylinders, jacks and lifting equipment 24 hour 365 day Hose Doctor service for on site hose replacement within the hour, anywhere in the UK.


Tidyco Ltd


Pentagon Island Unit 2

Nottingham Road


DE21 6BW

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Training provider

  • Level  2 Technical Certification in Business Administration
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business Administatration
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College


Samantha Brailsford 07970149788

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2017