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Apprentice Commercial Business Administrator NEWARK BEARINGS & TRANSMISSIONS LIMITED

Following a return to nearly normal activity after the Covid-19 pandemic the business is looking to recruit two bright and enthusiastic Apprentice Administrators to join this re-emerging enterprise and participate in its future growth aspirations.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    On satisfactory progress the wage will increase in line with NMW for age

    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

    Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Within this small but compact business the Apprentice Administrator will be involved over time in all aspects of its commercial activities, from face to face, telephone and on-line sales, the sourcing and purchasing and stock control of products, sales and purchase ledger activities

Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Face to face, telephone and on-line sales
  • Purchasing
  • Purchase & sales ledger activities
  • Stock control
  • Accounting

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will receive the following training in addition to the Apprentice Business Administrator Standard:

  • In-house training on all company policies and procedures.
  • Product knowledge
  • Customer based skills         

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, a permanent position should be available for a competent individual.

This Apprenticeship is an ideal stepping stone into further career opportunities, such as Management or Senior Support.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A/9 to C/4) Essential

Things to consider

What attracted you to the position? What is your preferred discipline/role?

About the employer

Newark Bearings & Transmissions Ltd, located on the Brunel Drive Industrial Estate, is pro-active in the supply of mechanical engineering and associate industrial products - such as bearings, transmission chains, drive belts, fasteners and lubricants to name but a few - to agricultural, horticultural and industrial businesses together with the general public.




Unit 13

Flexspace Brunel Business Park

Jessop Close

NG24 2TT

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Training provider



Learner Engagement Team

01522 876284

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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