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Business Administrator Apprentice Ideal 4 Finance

This vacancy is for a Business Administrator Apprentice based in Kirkham, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 27 Jan 2023

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 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Some of you main responsibilities may include:

* Daily monitoring of loan applications through our bespoke CRM
* Calling applicants to update them/gain additional information as required to progress their application
* Processing loan applications over the telephone or supporting the completion by customer online
* Answering queries from loan applicants and our retail suppliers whose customers are making the application
* Checking compliance of our retail suppliers in using the system
* Checking for and being mindful of non compliant applications
* Ensuring applications are progressed and completed within the relevant time frames
* Conducting ?delivery of goods? satisfaction calls
* Identifying alternative finance solutions ie secured or commercial
* Keeping up to date record of process for management reporting
* Liaising with Customer Service staff regarding specific applications or the release of funds to retail suppliers

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

* BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF.
* (Functional Skills, Level 2 - Maths, English - if not already achieved).
* Employer Rights and Responsibilities.
* Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The opportunities in the world of business are endless. Many apprentices start in business administration, customer service or accountancy, which are great stepping stones into lots of exciting careers. You can go on to specialise in a particular field and into management. You will find people who started in administration working in all professional areas and at all levels. If you are good at IT, have an eye for detail and enjoy working with others then a Business Apprenticeship could give your career a great start.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Good Time Management, Trustworthy, Professional, Motivated and Committed, Respectful


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

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

Ideal4Finance are an FCA regulated retail, consumer, and commercial finance brokerage. Established in 2008 to level the playing field for SME retailers and manufactures offering finance to their customers. Based in the Northwest with a UK-wide focus we are one of the largest independent financial services businesses arranging consumer and retail finance. We are seeking two apprentices to join our business who have a desire to learn and grow their career within a fast paced and supportive environment.


Ideal 4 Finance






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Training provider



Serina Ali


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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