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Business Administrator Apprentice Allensmore Nurseries Ltd

A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting, dynamic and expanding local company. We are a market leading customer focused organisation who supply high quality outdoor garden plants to a wide range of customers across the UK. You will work our accounts administration office within a team environment.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Between 35 – 40 hours per week. Hours to be worked between 0830 and 1700.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties will include:

  • Reception Duties i.e., Answering the telephone and transferring to the relevant department
  • Data Inputting – Mainly using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Invoice and Order Processing
  • Assisting with Month End i.e., Payment allocations, reconciling statements, petty cash
  • Preparing paperwork for Inductions and Meetings
  • Filing, Scanning and Photocopying as required
  • Updating Employee’s records
  • Ordering supplies i.e, stationery
  • Attending Meetings and taking minutes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Required Skills and Attributes:

  • Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good organisational skills
  • Confident and professional telephone manner
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Confident, motivated individual with a positive attitude.

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE A-C English and maths or equivalent grades

Future prospects

  • Possibility of a permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • Based 6 miles South of Hereford, own transport is essential due to the rural location.


About the employer

Supplying high quality plants to the very best garden retailers across the UK for over 40 years.


Allensmore Nurseries Ltd


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Herefordshire Group Training Association


Hayley Grismond 01432 377010

 Training through HWGTA normally comprises of five days per week in company with one day release as and when required at our Training Centre at Holmer Road, doing an appropriate course of study. Functional Skills Maths, English (if required)

A monthly monitoring visit in company will also take place, during which we make ourselves available for discussion about any special training that may be useful to you, and to identify and resolve problems if they arise.

At the end of your training period you will be put through to an end point assessment with an external verifier where you will showcase and evidence your knowledge, skills and behaviours.

In addition, the training programme includes an optional 5-day team building residential course, usually held in April/May each year. 



Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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