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Apprentice Business Administrator SHEFFIELD FLOORING SOLUTIONS LTD

You will be responsible for taking on the day to day admin duties of Sheffield Flooring Solutions. 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: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm with occasional Saturdays with a day off during the week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    02 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties Include:

  • Deal with queries on the phone, by email and on social media
  • Greet visitors at reception
  • Type letters, reports and other business documents
  • Update computer records
  • Print and photocopy items
  • Order office supplies
  • Set up meetings and take notes during them
  • Make travel arrangements for staff

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Administration skills
  • To be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Customer service skills
  • To be able to use a computer and the main software packages competently

Personal qualities

  • Time management and the ability to prioritise tasks is really important
  • The ability to work well with others, this business relies on developing good customer relations so they come back time after time
  • sensitivity and understanding, they have a diverse customer base so you need to be able to talk to anyone
  • To be flexible and open to change, this employer really will support you to grow and develop, but you need to want to be part of the wider team and muck in when needed

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally you need to have good literacy and numeracy skills, so GCSE 4-9, A*-C would be idealy but if you are just below this then the employer will support you to work towards your functional skills level 2

Future prospects

  • This employer is prepared to coach and mentor the right person who shows drive and commitment. This is a family owned and run business and they want to find someone who will be with the business long term, grow and develop into higher roles

Things to consider

  • This is a busy environment
  • You really need to want to be part of a team where everyday is different
  • You will work hard but you will be recognised and rewarded

About the employer

Sheffield Flooring Solutions is a family run business based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. We have more than 20 years of experience providing quality wood flooring. Our dedication to customer service means our customers meet friendly, personal and professional staff. When you visit our showroom, you will see hundreds of solid wood and laminate flooring solutions a competitive prices. We offer advice unique to each individual customer and ensure that you will receive the highest quality product to suit your needs and budget. 




Unit 2

Coleford Road Business Park

291 Coleford Road


S9 5NF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifelong Learning and Skills Service


Pippa Proctor 01142296179

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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