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Business Administration Apprentice S P R Trailer Services Ltd

Working as part of a small team in the Operations Dept, accepting and allocating breakdowns, pricing jobs and general office duties.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm with one hour for lunch, an alternative arrangement can be 8am – 4.30pm with a 30 minute lunch break, this sometimes suits those who don’t travel home for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working as part of a small team in the Operations Dept.

Duties include:

  • Accepting and allocating breakdowns
  • Pricing jobs
  • General office duties - answering the phone, filing, data entry

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic Computer knowledge, email, Excel
  • Good communicator 
  • Any interest in mechanical/engineering would be advantageous

Personal qualities

  • Polite phone manner
  • Good time management
  • Personable

Desired qualifications

None required.

Future prospects

Progression within the company.

Things to consider

The office is naturally a busy environment and the nature of the business we are in can mean that we are dealing with difficult trailer breakdown situations and frustrated drivers. There may be times when we are juggling several jobs at once so an ability to remain calm and prioritise work will be required.

About the employer

SPR Trailer Services began in 1997 as a family run business carrying out quay checks
and repairs on Felixstowe Docks. 

They now employ over 30 staff and operate in four locations, Felixstowe, Immingham, Harwich and Purfleet with 17 service vans and workshops in Felixstowe and Immingham. 

They now offer servicing and most types of repair (including minor body repairs) to trucks as well as trailers. 

Their staff are given extensive training on an ongoing basis which allows them to offer the highest level of service. 

They are service agents for Wabco, Knorr Bremse, BPW, Haldex,
D-TEC, Montracon, SAF, Dennison, SDC and Meritor .


S P R Trailer Services Ltd



Walton Avenue


IP11 3HH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by W S Training Ltd


Rachael Jones 07793444962

The Operations Dept has a range of roles and duties within that can lead to progression within the company depending on performance and skills. There may be Accounts roles available for employees with the desire and ability for a more financials based interest.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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