Business Administration Apprenticeship XL Displays Ltd

We are looking for an apprentice to provide administrative support in our graphics department. You'll handle enquiries, paperwork and sales tasks with a 'can-do' proactive enthusiasm.

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 9am-5pm 37.5hrs per week

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • General clerical tasks (e.g. Data entry, document typing, filing, post and document distribution).
  • Answering telephone enquires and routing correspondence (including emails).
  • Reviewing office procedures and recommending changes as necessary.
  • Making arrangements for meeting and greeting visitors.
  • Keeping routine financial records and processing routine purchases of office supplies.
  • Producing business documents.
  • Working along sales, helping promote sales to achieve targets and deadlines.
  • Always keeping a high level of confidentially at all times.
  • Having an attention for detail.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Accurate attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • Very mature individual with the willpower to learn and to achieve. 
  • Confident self starter.
  • To be able to exercise judgement over how telephone/email enquires should be handled.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.
  • High level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Able to work within a fast paced environment.  

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A-C grade Maths, English and ICT or equivalent.

Future prospects

For a successful candidate there may be the opportunity to be supported to complete a Level 3 NVQ or a permanent position within the business.

Things to consider

There will be some repetitive jobs to be completed on a daily basis. As an apprentice you will be required to carry out tasks such as filing and photocopying to start with.

About the employer

XL Displays are an authority in supplying cost-effective and striking exhibition stand design solutions for all types of companies across the UK.


XL Displays Ltd


Unit 8-10

Culley Court

Orton Southgate



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Training provider

Training will be provided by City College Peterborough. Training is work based meaning you spend 4 days a week at placement and 1 day a week at college. This includes functional skills classes where applicable

By the end of this apprenticeship you will have:

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration.
  • Functional Skills Level 1 English, Maths and ICT- if required.
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
  • Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

City College Peterborough

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City College Peterborough


Joshua Pell

Other information

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2017