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Business Administration Apprenticeship ROBINS & DAY LIMITED

This exciting opportunity is ideal for someone looking for a structured, supportive and challenging apprenticeship and we’re looking for motivated and enthusiastic people to join our dynamic teams. This programme will give you the opportunity to carry out a real job with real responsibility, coupled with a focus on training and development.

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

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Closing date: 11 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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

    Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:30, however, your exact hours will be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001833944

  • Positions

    1 available

Administrators handle the day-to-day tasks in an office and make sure things run smoothly. This sort of work requires a strong sense of responsibility, accuracy and attention to detail.

As a Business Administration Apprentice, your exact duties will depend on your employer and the department that you are working in, but could include:

  • Typing up board meeting documents
  • Putting financial information together in spreadsheets
  • Sending the daily post
  • Faxing and photocopying confidential documents
  • Responding to emails and post
  • Producing reports for a senior manager

During your apprenticeship, you could be placed in one of the following departments:

  • Sales
  • Distribution
  • Marketing
  • Network development
  • Finance
  • Parts and service
  • Technical centre

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

All of our opportunities receive a really good response, so we're looking for you to demonstrate why you stand out from the crowd. We're not looking for the finished article, rather we want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working with our fantastic, technologically advanced vehicles and really engage in the recruitment process.

The Performance Academy commits to supporting the development of its apprentices technical, employability and broader personal development skills, to ensure they can progress and develop their career.  That is why when it comes to selecting the right people to become apprentices, it’s as much about attitude as it is about vocational and academic success.

That’s why in addition to the qualifications we require from you, we’ll also look for you to possess the following key behaviours. From problem-solving abilities to an enthusiasm for our industry, these are all attributes that will be vital in your role and will be assessed throughout the application process.

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team working/working with others
  • The motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Problem-solving

Desired qualifications

Prior attainment:

  • GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English. Predicated grades are accepted

Future prospects

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding business. Your early development is carefully mapped through your apprenticeship journey with your learning focused toward achieving an industry-recognised qualification.

This is the grounding for your future development within the network and opportunities exist, once qualified, to further develop your skills and to move into new roles.

Things to consider

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group and appointment will be based on merit alone. Being committed to equal opportunities, if you have a disability please state this during the application process.

Measures will be put in place to support you through your application and the apprenticeship journey. Our dealers dictate the remuneration that our learners receive. All dealers are required to pay, at least, The National Minimum Wage.


About the employer

Here at Robins and Day, we’re a manufacturer owned dealership group selling Peugeot, Citroen, DS and Vauxhall vehicles, as well as thousands of used cars from all major manufacturers.

We’re the largest Peugeot dealer group in the UK, with 27 sites nationwide. We’re also one of the largest Citroen dealer groups, with an additional 16 sites nationwide. Citroen Retail Group has rebranded to be integrated into the Robins and Day Group.

Robins & Day are the number 1 retailer of DS vehicles, with 9 dedicated Salons and Stores. Across the company, we currently have over 60 dealerships nationwide across all four brands, meaning you’ll have excellent choice regardless of whether you’re looking to buy new or used. You can find your nearest dealer here.

From 2019, the manufacturer-owned retailer GO Vauxhall has been welcomed into the Robins & Day family. The integration has brought an additional 10 locations across London and the South East of England, extending the choice available to our customers.

We have over 4,000 used cars available online, including non-franchise stock. Thanks to our transfer service, we also have the option to bring any used car closer to you. If you see one you like, simply get in touch to see what we can do for you.

We also pride ourselves on the quality of our aftersales care, which includes services, MOTs and parts. With 5 Distrigo multi-brand parts hubs, we can ensure that any parts you require reach you and your local dealership in no time at all.

In addition, most of our dealerships also have workshops for services. We have manufacturer approved technicians, manufacturer approved parts and manufacturer parts available, as well as online service booking, so you can get your car serviced at a time that suits you.

Employer

ROBINS & DAY LIMITED

Address

Perry Street

CHISLEHURST

BR7 6HA

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Training

Training provider

CALEX UK LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Calex UK Ltd

Contact

Calex UK Recruitment recruitmentcalexuk@gmail.com

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Our apprenticeship programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high-quality people working within our business. We're looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development, work hard to achieve their potential and grow with an ambitious employer.

The Programme typically lasts between 18- and 20-months dependant on the career path chosen and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification.  We will support you to gain your functional skills if you require them in maths and English.

Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules.

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: 11 Jul 2022