Business Administration Apprentice

REBUS VENTURES LIMITED

This is an excellent opportunity for an Apprentice to join a small, busy team working in a varied fast moving environment. It will present a great chance to develop interpersonal and communication skills as well as learning all aspects of a growing business from the ground up.

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Closing date: 02 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£140.00

Working week

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

08 May 2017

Date posted

19 Jan 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001159766

Positions

1 available

This is an excellent opportunity for an Apprentice to join a small, busy team working in a varied fast moving environment. 

It will present a great chance to develop interpersonal and communication skills as well as learning all aspects of a growing business from the ground up.

Speedy Freight Ltd Telford and Shrewsbury, a 24hr, professional and reliable same day Courier and Express Freight Service provider, is looking to take on a friendly and enthusiastic Apprentice.

You will be joining their national organisation as a Business Administration Apprentice in their Whitchurch location in a small, busy office with 3 other people.

The role will involve working in the office assisting with all general administration duties such as:

  • Answering the phone
  • Dealing with customer enquiries regarding prices for our transportation of their consignments.
  • Taking transportation bookings
  • Advising customers on the best transport options for their consignments size
  • Placing bookings on our system
  • Supporting internal colleagues with administration duties
  • Resolving internal and external customer enquiries.
  • Making outbound sales calls to generate new business
  • Speaking with drivers to get updates on deliveries
  • Occasionally delivering paperwork to future customers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will need:

  • To have good communication skills
  • To have good interpersonal skills
  • To have excellent IT skills
  • To have good attention to detail

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will need:

  • To be enthusiastic
  • To have a bubbly personality
  • To be polite and well mannered
  • To have the enthusiasm to learn
  • To be flexible and adaptable to tasks given
  • To be reliable
  • To have a friendly personality
  • To be a team player

Qualifications required

To apply for this post you will need:

  • To have GCSE Maths and English at grades A*-D or equivalent level 1 qualifications in these subjects

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship the successful candidate may be asked to stay on in permanent employment as a member of the team.

Things to consider

The company are based on a rural business park between Whitchurch and Nantwich. As they are not on a regular bus route and in a rural location it would be advisable for the apprentice to have a driving license and their own transport. Eventually there may be requirements for the Apprentice to visit customer premises for which they can use a company vehicle. Travelling to work: Car Share Shropshire and Telford: http://carshareshropshireandtelford.co.uk/x.jsp?ano=0 Wheels to Work: http://www.shropshire-rcc.org.uk/services/individuals/wheels-to-work

About the employer

Speedy Freight Telford & Shrewsbury offers a bespoke delivery solution for your business. We have a range of vehicles available from small vans through to transits and trucks and we can arrange collection and delivery of your goods from anywhere to anywhere. We specialise in urgent, fragile or high value loads as well as abnormal and difficult to handle or delicate loads requiring extra care and careful handling. We offer a full range of courier services across the Telford & Shrewsbury area and throughout the UK including: • Same-day courier service • Abnormal and large shipments welcome • 24 hour service • Collected within an hour • Delivered on the same vehicle • Country wide & international deliveries

Employer

REBUS VENTURES LIMITED

Address

Park View Business Centre

Combermere

Whitchurch

SY13 4AL

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Training provider

As part of the apprenticeship the candidate will be working towards a workplace training plan within their organisation as well as working towards the apprenticeship framework components with Telford College. The candidate will achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT at level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

TELFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS & TECHNOLOGY

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Telford College of Arts & Technology

Contact

The Apprenticeship Team at Telford College 01952 642452 apprentices@tcat.ac.uk

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Closing date: 02 May 2017