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Business Admin Apprentice LWC DRINKS LIMITED

A great opportunity to join the UK's largest drinks distributor! The Office Administrator is responsible for providing a pro-active, day-to-day general administrative function within the office. Taking customer orders, using the trinity system and help with daily office duties, including post and receiving and processing orders.

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Closing date: 02 Jul 2022

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

    9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • To keep track of run sheets and to collect and record delivery notes from the drivers
  • Check and record all incoming deliveries. Record the account details, the amount of the delivery and the method of payment onto an excel spreadsheet
  • Responsible for all cash, cheques and payments which have arrived back from any deliveries as well as those which have been received by Account Managers
  • Accountable for the till and the office safe. Ensuring all payments are located into the correct place and that no one who is not able to access them can
  • Ensure that the payments received and the cash postings spreadsheet balance at the end of every working day
  • Covering order taking for telesales and on a regular basis, assisting in answering telephones and taking messages
  • Responsible for certain administration duties within the office, confirmation, sorting the post, filing, processing orders etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good knowledge of Excel/Word & maths skills - use of Microsoft Excel for spreadsheets and records
  • Accuracy when counting money, checking data and keeping records
  • Be able to work as part of a wider team
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Be able to operate in a busy environment
  • A creative, 'can-do' attitude

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent 8-4/A-C Grade an advantage

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company.

Things to consider

The following apprenticeship has been listed as a Standard.

This means at the end of your apprenticeship, you will be asked to undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA).

An EPA for Business Administrator can include:

  • Knowledge test
  • Portfolio based interview
  • Project/Improvement presentation

LWC Drinks will cover the cost of a bus pass throughout the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Established in 1979, LWC has grown from a small start up to the “fastest growing privately owned drinks company in the UK."

We consider our success the product of our philosophy: not to sell brands on behalf of brand owners, but to buy on behalf of our customers, providing the best service available in the industry throughout every facet of our business, and making a real difference to yours.

After over 40 years of experience, we have developed the expertise to provide the best service in the industry.




King Charles Business Park

Old Newton Road


Newton Abbot

TQ12 6UT

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Training provider

Nova Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nova Training Ltd


Amy Purkiss 07891315956

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Standard
  • End point assessment 
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • 20% off the job training

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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