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Business Administrator Apprentice LENTELLS LTD

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join the friendly Admin team at our busy Taunton office. This is a varied role and will include general office admin, typing, reception work, answering the phones and greeting clients.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm. 37.5 hours a week (which includes time spent at college) and 4 weeks holiday.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role of a business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required allows the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills.

Main duties may include:

  • Using a variety of IT software packages including Microsoft Office
  • Answering the telephone and dealing with enquiries
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Problem solving
  • Producing documents
  • Preparing notes
  • Organising and co-ordinating events and meetings
  • Developing and delivering presentations
  • Providing reception services
  • Using office equipment
  • Setting up and maintaining filing systems
  • Updating information and managing projects
  • General administration duties

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

Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard - Business Administrator:

• Level 3 Business Administrator Standard - Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
• Level 2 Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT, if required (exemptions apply)

On programme assessment will include training providers reviewing the apprentice's progress via summative assessment. These assessments are designed to review the apprentice's behaviour, knowledge and skills against the set criteria outlined in the Apprenticeship Standard.

Bridgwater & Taunton College will also:

Map and assesses the apprentice's work against the Standard and
help the apprentice select evidence for their summative portfolio and will confirm when the apprentice is ready for the end point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The administration role may be a gateway to further career opportunities, such as management or senior support roles.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Non judgemental


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

Things to consider

Some of the benefits which will be provided by Lentells are as follows: • Competitive salary and company pension scheme • Fully funded qualification and study • Private medical insurance • Cycle-to-work scheme • Regular salary reviews • Referral scheme bonus for recommending clients or staff to join Lentells • 20 days annual leave plus one day extra paid holiday at Christmas • Regular staff socials throughout the year Lentells have signed up to the Mindful Employer initiative. We have signed the 'Charter for Employer Positive About Mental Health' to show our desire to support the mental health of our staff.

About the employer

Established in 1928, with three offices in Taunton, Chard and Seaton, we pride ourselves on offering a friendly, professional and cost-effective service. Making up Lentells Limited are ten directors who are supported by a dedicated and highly trained team of staff. As leading edge accountants we have developed the traditional bookkeeping, auditing, and accounting services into innovative client-focused services that provide not only all the reliable background support you would expect from a professional firm but also forward-thinking advice on how to improve your situation.




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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