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Business Administration Apprentice Fridge Spares Wholesale Limited

Are you looking for an apprenticeship in business whilst working with a global company? Fridge Spares Wholesale Ltd are expanding and are looking for two apprentices who will be based in Newcastle.

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Closing date: 12 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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 8am – 5pm with an unpaid hour for lunch. 40 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working at one of our key branches, you will be required to:

  • Communicate with customers/branches whether by phone and/or email, maintaining a professional image at all times, and ensuring accurate and timely information is fed back to the team.
  • Process new returns – matching purchase order numbers, invoices, sales orders, sales invoices.
  • Identify and quote air conditioning spare parts.
  • Raise purchase orders.
  • Raise sales orders and track order progress.
  • Liaise with other branches within the business for repairs and returns.
  • Chase all returns/warranty orders and communicate with suppliers for updates.
  • Process credits and invoicing.
  • Assist with general office duties.
  • Work on various reports using the current IT system and excel.

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

Level 3 Business Administrator standard.

Delivered in the workplace.


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To progress into a permanent role within the business. There is potential to apply for further opportunities within the business – nationwide.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

FSW Ltd is one of the UK’s leading refrigeration and air conditioning wholesalers. Having celebrated our 50 year anniversary in 2015, we have 27 sites throughout the UK and Ireland and are continuing to grow.


Fridge Spares Wholesale Limited


311 A

Foster Court

Team Valley Trading Estate

NE11 0NH

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Training provider



Apprenticeship Recruitment Team

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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