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Administration Apprentice Spx Ltd

SPX Opticians are looking to recruit a hardworking administrator to join them, working in their busy independent opticians based just outside of Nottingham.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.45am to 5.15pm, Saturday 8.45am to 2.45pm.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day duties will include:

  • Support with staff training
  • Minute meetings
  • Complete a project toward the apprenticeship
  • Produce accurate records and documents
  • Use of Microsoft Office packages such as Word, Excel
  • Be the first point of contact for customers over the phone and in the opticians
  • Understand and use internal policies
  • Basic understanding of business finance
  • Sending paperwork to customers
  • Contacting customers to make them aware their glasses are ready
  • Booking appointments
  • Filing customer records
  • Setting up and carrying out pre-testing
  • Dispensing with supervision
  • Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met
  • Utilise special product knowledge when required
  • Provide customer service within the shop

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Microsoft office proficient (including Excel and Word)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Very strong attention for detail and accuracy

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Confident
  • Interest in fashion
  • Reliable
  • Willing to learn
  • Smart, personable and confident with a professional manner

Desired qualifications

  • A*-C/9-4 maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable, but not essential

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

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

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About the employer

SPX is a dynamic independent opticians with the latest state of the art optical equipment focused to give the highest level of eye ware with the most iconic brands in store including RayBan, Prada, Gucci & Armani.


Spx Ltd


373 Nuthall Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

  • Business Administrator standard level 3 -
  • Functional Skills level 1/2
  • Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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