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Asset & Purchasing Apprenticeship VP PLC - Brandon Hire Station

As part of the Asset & Purchasing Department, you will work alongside the Asset & Purchasing Supervisor in learning all working operational Asset & Purchasing processes and procedures. This is very much a varied role, where each day can be so different.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm with 1 hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • In brief you will ensure all assets (our stocks of products that we hire) are logged against the branches correctly and accurately. Update and remove assets and assist with our 6 monthly stock checks.
  • Working with our purchasing teams you will ensure are data is correct, maintaining our database and storing relevant documentation. This apprenticeship will really give you a wealth of experience in a busy and high volume organisation, we will support you with your training course work and give you the exposure to all aspects of Asset & Purchasing management. 
  • The scheme is for 18 months.

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

You will be working towards the Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard delivered my Mercuri International UK, Global Sales and Leadership Consultancy

Achievement of this apprenticeship standard meets the eligibility requirements for Business Administration Apprenticeship Level 3.

Training is blended, with a mixture of face-to-face sessions on-site, virtual live teaching and learning sessions, virtual one-to-one coaching sessions, we utilise animations and quizzes and work with an e-portfolio system.

If you have not achieved your maths and English qualifications, or do not have proof you will be required to undertake your functional skills, this is fully supported with a dedicated coach.

We work with your employer to ensure adequate time is made available to undertake your programme.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible full time position on successful completion of the apprenticeship.


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible full time employment 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, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

We are committed to continuous improvement, dedicated to excellent customer service and stimulate those who enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-orientated environment. Our Leicester Asset Hub is situated in South Wigston and enjoys good transport links to the city with onsite parking available. Staff welfare includes free hot drinks and a range of benefits you would expect from a leading Plc business.

About the employer

Brandon Hire Station offers the youngest hire fleet in the industry with a wide range of high quality supporting equipment to a broad customer base both regionally and nationally. Recognised as experts in our field, we have a growing portfolio of satisfied customers, many of whom are market leaders and household names in their own right. Our continued business success is reliant upon the skills, talent and commitment of our workforce. As well as developing and promoting talent from within the business, our recruitment practices are designed to attract the very best from the pool of available talent.


VP PLC - Brandon Hire Station


Unit 12 Wilson Rd

South Wigston


LE18 4TP

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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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