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Business Admin Apprentice (35193) Homespace Direct Ltd

A fantastic opportunity is available at Homespace Direct in Cheadle Heath. An Administration Apprentice is required to join this small, but rapidly expanding team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A normal day would include:

  • Preparing new products for listing on various channels ensuring 100% accuracy and giving all relevant information

However, the role will grow to include some of the following elements over the course of the Apprenticeship:

  • Processing customer returns
  • Completing end of day order dispatching and checking 
  • Liaising with pickers 
  • Answering customer queries via email and telephone regarding order queries and product information 
  • Checking supplier invoices ensuring the correct prices have been charged 
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding products and deliveries
  • Using Excel to analyse data
  • Writing accurate product descriptions to load on to selling platforms like Ebay, Amazon, and own website
  • Editing photo as and when necessary
  • As you learn more about the business and it’s processes, you will be involved in the areas of margin reporting, researching new products and platforms, and look at areas such as operational efficiency, looking at keywords and what drives sales

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Flexible approach
  • Bright with good attention to detail
  • Good ICT skills
  • Organised with a can-do attitude
  • Confidence

Personal qualities

  • Someone who would like to start and learn about the business and develop as the business grows and develops

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade A*-C / 9-4 including maths and English (or the equivalent)

Future prospects

  • Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level 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). For more information please visit:

What you could go on to do:

  • Lots of progression opportunities for the right person. There is a long term career available for the right person

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Growth Company

What will happen next:

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take

About the employer

Homespace Direct Ltd is a wholesaler and online retailer of soft furnishings.


Homespace Direct Ltd


Falcon House Unit 15

Oakhurst Drive



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Training provider

The Growth Company

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Jun 2022