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Business Administration Apprentice CARPET & FLOORING SPECIALIST UK LTD

Great opportunity to start your career in administration with this local employer. You will be working within a busy team carrying out administration duties to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the department.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 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, 09:30 - 17:30.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The main tasks are, but not exclusive to:

  • Processing Orders and Quotations – via the company's bespoke software
  • Diary Planning, liaising with fitters and clients
  • Answering telephone calls
  • Responding to emails
  • Responding to Social Media messages/requests
  • Writing quotations
  • General administration work – invoicing
  • Assisting Manager in store with task(s)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous experience of working with the general public would be an advantage but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Polite
  • Confident
  • Punctual
  • Creative
  • Team player
  • Well presented
  • Conscientious

Desired qualifications

4 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) including English, and maths.

Future prospects

Potential full-time post upon successful completion of this apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Hours may change – according to the business needs.

You will be required to work with all current team members to create and maintain a happy working environment, from which a friendly yet professional service is offered to all clients. The ideal candidate will display an enthusiasm for providing a quality level of output and interest in learning more about our organisation.

Where possible, every applicant must attend a Learning Unlimited assessment centre prior to being shortlisted for this role and being put forward for interview with the employer (This may be done via a platform such as Zoom should we still be in lockdown).

Your application will be acknowledged in the first instance by telephone.

Please be aware that this vacancy may close before the planned closing date in the event of the position being filled or withdrawn by the employer.

About the employer

At CFS we are dedicated to providing you with the best possible service and quality for all your flooring needs. We have highly trained, professional staff available to assist you through the whole process and can consult with you on every aspect of your flooring decisions.

From determining the best carpets or flooring and choosing the precise style, to completing installation in a professional and expedient manner with as little hassle to you as possible. CFS is here to assist you with all your requirements – and at the best on the floor price!

A flooring retail store within Cheadle Stockport. Established within the area for over 7 years. Servicing mainly the local area of Cheadle Hulme. Stockist of a variety of flooring products from Carpets to Artificial Grass. We pride ourselves with excellent customer satisfaction & experience. Our main clients are repeat customer & recommendations.





Adswood Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Services 2000 Ltd


Wendy Taylor 01332 296995

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English, maths, and IT (where applicable)
  • Employee Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • A mixture of face to face and remote visits every 4 - 6 weeks
  • 24-hour access to course learning materials
  • On the job training with a designated mentor
  • Reviews every 6 - 8 weeks with your work-based tutor and line manager/mentor
  • Feedback sessions to discuss progress

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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