Customer Service and Business Admin Apprentice THE GREAT SHUTTER CO. LTD

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Business and Customer apprentice to join a growing and dynamic independent business. You’ll be working with our team and customers and assist with social media marketing. Start your career and APPLY NOW!

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Day Off Tuesday - 10am - 7pm Wednesday 10am - 7pm Thursday 10am - 7pm Friday 10am - 7pm Saturday 9am - 1pm Sunday - Day Off Lunch break Up to 30 mins

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Liaising with prospective and existing customers via phone and email handling enquiries
  • Supporting existing team member with the management of installation teams’ diaries and schedules and booking installations with customers
  • Answering phone calls and booking sales appointments
  • Preparing and emailing estimates and quotes
  • Working with CRM system to ensure follow up activity and customer relations handled in a timely manner
  • Supporting with marketing and social media activities
  • Assisting potential clients and existing clients at showroom appointments

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Standard, which includes:

  • Modules covering Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours in Business.
  • You'll have a personal tutor to guide you through your training.
  • You will attend 1:1 sessions with your tutor every 2/3 weeks.
  • End Point Assessment (online).
  • Occasional group classes with other learners.
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths & English if required.
  • Business Administrator Certificate from IFATE and City & Guilds.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right person, there is the prospect of a full time role and promotion subject to the growth of the business. The approximate FT salary would be £480 - £500 per week. We care about our staff and like to encourage development and growth within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-D or 9-3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-D or 9-3) Desired

Things to consider

Candidates will need to be able to get to Itchen Abbas which is not really served well by public transport. Large discounts available for the candidate or their family on all of our products.

About the employer

We supply and install all types of window coverings including: Shutters Blinds (all types) – with focus on motorisation Curtains Awnings Outdoor Living Rooms




Dolphin House

Main Road, Itchen Abbas

SO21 1BQ

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Training provider



Lilly Spake


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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