Business Administration Apprentice Oakwood Corporate Services Limited

Oakwood Corporate Service are looking for an apprentice to join their team. You will provide a range of administrative support whilst undertaking a business administration apprenticeship with good prospects of progression.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main responsibilities:

  • Working with specialist (Blueprint) company secretarial database and Client Portal infrastructure (training provided).
  • Providing support to the company incorporations team.
  • Liaising with Companies House, including managing accounts and ordering documents.
  • Receiving and sorting through incoming post and distributing to team.
  • Providing general secretarial and administrative support to the team.
  • Scanning and emailing post received on behalf of clients.
  • Dealing with outgoing post, special deliveries, couriers etc.
  • Maintaining electronic correspondence files and folder structures.
  • Copying, scanning and filing of documents.
  • Archiving of documents and retrieving documents from archive.
  • Dealing with stationery and other office suppliers.
  • Liaising with IT, telecoms and other service providers.
  • Dealing with switchboard calls.
  • Arranging facilities and refreshments for internal and external meetings.
  • Making and managing travel and accommodation bookings.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Meticulous attention to detail and ability to work to a consistently high standard.
  • Strong IT skills, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Positive, can-do, friendly attitude and flexible approach.
  • Professional and presentable.
  • Keen to learn.
  • Ability to maintain the highest professional standards when liaising with colleagues and clients.

Qualifications required

  • Essential: good GCSE grades, including grade B or above in Maths & English (or equivalent).
  • Desirable: A levels or equivalent.

Future prospects

There is significant potential for the right candidate to develop their role within the business. Our previous hardworking talented apprentices have remained with us for several years and have gone on to develop successful careers within the business. For example, one is a company secretarial advisor providing legal compliance advice to a range of clients including some of the country’s best-known businesses and another manages the formation of new companies for clients, including a number of prestigious law firms. There is potential for the right candidate to progress towards studying for the chartered company secretarial qualification with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, with a full package of study support.

About the employer

Oakwood Corporate Services Limited is a specialist provider of company secretarial, corporate governance and compliance services to a range of corporate clients, including some of the UKs best-known companies.


Oakwood Corporate Services Limited


3rd Floor


Ashley Road


WA14 2DT

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration.
  • Level 1 Functional Skill in English.
  • Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths.
  • Level 1 Functional Skill in ICT.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

Damar Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Damar Training


Mike Kendrick 0161 480 8171

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017