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Business Admin Apprentice Parker Motor Services

Parker Motor Services are looking for an apprentice business admin to join the team, a motivated individual with a can-do attitude If this is you, we would love to hear from you. You would be joining an ambitious team, completing orders, Product file admin, keeping well-organised files, MS Excel with an eye for detail is essential.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 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 8am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This role is heavily focused on

  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel is essential
  • Keeping well-organised files, records of business activity and providing office support
  • Interacting with customers/suppliers either on the phone or in person
  • Taking phone messages and passing them on
  • Assisting with minor technical support
  • Being ready for any other administrative tasks that are required by the executive members
  • Daily audits of stock product groups
  • Investigate any stock discrepancies within those groups
  • Assist customer queries
  • Liaise with management regarding any stock issues
  • Carry out label price and description checks
  • 1st line support, resolving issues in person, over the phone or via remote connectivity

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

The business administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity – showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others. 

At the end of this programme you will be qualified with a Level 3 advanced apprenticeship in Business Administration.

You will attend college one day, every two weeks at Leicester College. This will be based at City Skills Centre Campus. 

Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)


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, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

The parts people are one of the UK's leading distributors of replacement car parts online and car spares for all makes of cars and light commercials. Parkers were founded in 1924 and therefore have over 90 years experience of supplying quality replacement car parts. Our overriding strength is the ability to supply from stock for all makes of cars, quality car parts and spares from quality OE manufacturers, many of whom are already manufacturing for all the main brands of car suppliers.


Parker Motor Services


Foundry Square

Belgrave Gate



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Training provider



Linda Barbour


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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