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Apprentice Executive F J Ratchford Ltd

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our family run team and learn from industry experts. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £206.25 - £225.00

  • Working week

    Mon - Fri 37.5 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    25 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Answering phones and speaking to customers.
  • Processing web orders on Sage accounts system.
  • Some basic office duties (making tea, filing paperwork away) sending emails to prospective customers, and answering basic queries.

A varied role which will give the candidate an excellent opportunity to work in a fun and caring environment on their working journey. We understand that it is important to get this right.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good multitasker
  • Good IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Organised
  • Disciplined
  • Methodical thinking with some creativity

Desired qualifications

  • A good standard of maths and English is desirable

Future prospects

  • Upon reaching the required level after completing the Apprenticeship, the option of taking more responsibility in a given department

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

130+ year family business supplying materials to well-known high street brands for books, luxury packaging materials.


F J Ratchford Ltd


Kennedy Way, Green Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Macclesfield College


Maxim Business Training 01625 410000

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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