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Office Administration Apprentice DB Foods Ltd

We are fast growing company offering great career potential for talented and dedicated people. With depots in Poole and Banbury, we have a variety of different job pathways. We are now recruiting for an administration apprentice in Poole who will be able to learn fantastic skills from an experienced team.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 4.30pm (with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break). Term time day release (one day per week) at Bournemouth College.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful applicant will be providing administrative support to various teams including Sales Ledger, HR and the Executive Assistant to the CEO. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the Executive Assistant to the CEO, which could involve working on marketing and other general administrative tasks.  
  • Assisting the HR and Payroll Department with general administration, distributing HR and Payroll communications, updating employee records and filing.
  • Manning the switchboard as and when required, answering queries or passing on accurate information. 
  • Helping with general office administration including post, filing, sending copies of invoices, reconciling orders and delivery notes, inputting of sales invoices on the database, raising customer credits and other work as required. 

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

You'll receive most of your training on the job with the employer and will attend term time day release at Bournemouth College.

You will achieve:

  • Business Administrator Level 3 NVQ
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Prospect of progression within the company upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Professional telephone manner


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

If your initial application is successful, you will be invited BY EMAIL for a phone interview with Bournemouth & Poole College. This is an integral part of the recruitment process on behalf of this employer.

About the employer

We supply products throughout the UK to retail and catering butchers, the travel and hospitality industry, national restaurant chains and retailers.


DB Foods Ltd


Units 1 & 2

The Concept Centre

Innovation Close

BH12 4QD

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Training provider



Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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