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Business Administration Apprentice - Stock Control HOPWELLS LTD

Hopwells is looking for a friendly and enthusiastic business administrator apprentice to join their stock control team at their Head Office in Nottingham.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    20 + 8 Bank holidays (please note that Bank holidays are worked on a shared basis and time given off in lieu)

    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

    9:00am - 5pm (1/2 hour lunch break)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Overview: Please see list the duties expected of the apprentice during a typical week within the stock control



Stock control and purchasing for and across 6 sites.

Managing own suppliers and stock levels.

Various administration duties as and when required.

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

Business Administrator Standard Level 3 - Functional Skills level 1 / 2 Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Willing to learn, Enthusiastic, Personable, Reliable, Good work ethic


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Skills required: · Good working knowledge of Microsoft office · Good communication skills · Good customer service skills · Analytical skills · Capable of managing a varied workload · Keen eye for detail

About the employer

Hopwells is a family owned wholesaler of frozen, branded foods to the foodservice sector, supplying the central conurbation of England from its six accredited distribution depots. The Company is one of the largest independent frozen food distributors to the catering trade and serves all spheres of the market including hotels, restaurants, hospitals, social services and education catering establishments, individuals and commercial outlets. The Company was established in 1975 and remains committed to providing its customers with high quality products and maintaining high standards of food safety throughout the distribution process. We operate our own fleet of refrigerated transport and stock a comprehensive range of more than 2500 branded products from over 170 manufacturers. As part of our range, we stock an extensive range of Farm Assured products and resource in favour of British supply, wherever possible. Our product range covers all medical and cultural dietary requirements including Red Tractor, Organic, Vegan and Halal products. All depots have extensive cold stores, including a 325,000 cu. ft. bulk store at our Sheffield Depot with a capacity of 1200 pallets. We have a strong sales force, including experienced Telesales teams who process orders and advise customers about our product range, and a Sales team of Account Managers, who provide regular personal contact with customers fostering relationships to ensure that our support is tailored to each customer’s requirement




Glaisdale Drive




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Training provider



Kaira McGregor

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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