Business Administration Apprentice

Eye 4 Staff

Looking for that opportunity to prove you have what it takes? Then this is an opportunity not to be missed. Eye4staff are recruiting 3 Business support staff that will be the cogs of the business. Have you got great communication skills? Then apply!

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Closing date: 23 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

27 Mar 2017

Date posted

27 Jan 2017

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

The role will include administrative duties such as:


  • Filing
  • Data entry
  • Answering incoming enquiries
  • Answering customer queries via telephone. This will include taking messages and transferring/screening calls.
  • You will also work alongside and support your team, other staff, and other departments.
  • As part of your role, you will also be trained to use a range of software to assist the whole office with their day to day activities.
  • This is an important role in ensuring that the whole team and office function well, and you will be an important team member at Eye 4 Staff.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident telephone manner
  • Working knowledge of I.T. software
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision when required
  • Ability to maintain own workload
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to deal with people of all ages
  • Positive Attitude
  • Enthusiastic

Qualifications required

Ideally a minimum 4 GCSEs C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Future prospects

Progression onto your Level 4 qualification and possible FT positions

Things to consider

This is an office based role. You will be required to deal with inbound and outbound calls so confidence on the telephone is a must. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Established in 2003 Eye 4 Staff has become the first choice agency and the market leader in staffing solutions for the optical profession. Working closely with just about every major high street opticians, small chains and independent opticians nationwide so you can be assured you will have access to the best opportunities for your next career move whether it’s a permanent role or locum assignments.


Eye 4 Staff


34 Charnwood Street



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Training provider

The Apprentice will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for Business and Administration Professionals. The qualifications consist of:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration
  • Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths & ICT (if applicable)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED


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Closing date: 23 Mar 2017