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Apprentice Business Manager MESSRS R SPEAK & CO LTD

An exciting and unique job opportunity has arisen within a family owned business. This opportunity will give you the chance to learn all aspects of running the business.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Friday 9.00am- 5.30pm (no weekends, no late nights, no Bank Holidays, no extra Christmas working)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dealing with online orders and enquiries
  • Dealing with telephone orders & enquiries
  • Customer Service & till operation 
  • Stock handling & data input 
  • Production of invoices 
  • Assisting with buying and stock control
  • Helping maintain the website and keeping social media streams updated
  • Learning the basics of embroidery and garment decoration
  • Understanding and managing the supply chain
  • Helping manage logistics 
    Sounds a bit daunting – don’t worry, we’ll take our time and there’s a supportive team 

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

This is an Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration (Level 3).

It will involve a combination of on and off the job training in the workplace.

You will have monthly mentoring and guidance at work from a Craven College Learning & Development Advisor alongside weekly college attendance in Skipton.

After 18 months you will be entered to undertake an End Point Assessment, to complete your Apprenticeship.  

The End Point Assessment will comprise of a Project, a Knowledge Test, and a Presentation/Interview with the assessor.

More information on course content and assessment methods will be discussed at interview.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the apprenticeship, permanent employment will be possible. You will have the chance of specialising in a certain area of the business 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Number skills, Literacy, Punctuality, Enthusiasm, Positive outlook, Sense of humour


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Check out the website (including the news section), Facebook and Twitter feeds for a little background info

About the employer

Supplying workwear, PPE and safety footwear to the trade and retail sectors. We also offer an in house embroidery service, featuring in house design and production with 10 embroidery machines.






BD21 3NR

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Training provider



Sarah Haworth

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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