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Business Administration Apprentice KNIGHT ELECTRICAL LTD

A great opportunity for a Business Apprentice with a high level of enthusiasm to help with the day-to-day operations in a busy office, and to provide support to the Office Manager. The successful candidate will need to be adaptable, and no two days are likely to be the same.

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Closing date: 08 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00 – 5.00pm with half an hour lunch (42.5 hours). If the candidate is between 16 – 18 we would accommodate a 40-hour week. Total hours per week: 42.50 (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18).

    Total hours per week: 42.50

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Apprentice responsibilities and duties will be, initially, to provide support with the tasks below, with a view to taking on more responsibility as time passes and they become more confident with the office workings:

  • Help screen incoming calls and take accurate messages
  • Manage the post and email
  • Data entry
  • Greet visitors
  • Book accommodations
  • Maintain the current filing system
  • Photocopying and scanning
  • Updating of contact list
  • Scheduling meeting rooms
  • Providing refreshments
  • Ad-hoc secretarial duties i.e. typing, booking lunches etc.

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard. Yeovil College Assessor will make regular on-line appointments ranging between 4-6 weeks.
  • Occasional face to-face visits to guide through all requirements to complete the course this will take approximately 18 months.
  • The apprentice will be guided & supported by the Assessor to build a portfolio of evidence including evidence of observations, professional discussions, work-based evidence and reflective accounts.
  • A project from 9 months into the apprenticeship which is all part of the EPA process for the Business Administrator apprenticeship. To help with the knowledge for the Exam which is also part of the End-Point Assessment (EPA) process Yeovil College supplies a textbook which includes theory and activities and offers virtual workshops.
  • Yeovil College will also provide any Maths and English Functional skills if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of a permanent position at the end of the apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Flexible, Able to prioritise, Self motivated


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

About the employer

Knight Electrical Ltd are based at Eaglewood Park in Ilminster near Dillington House. Founded in 1992 we have been carrying out installation and maintenance and working with electrical switchgear and generator controls for over 25 years. We design, install and commission electrical systems throughout the UK. We have carried out works for local authorities, utilities, food industry, manufacturing, agricultural and horticultural, prisons, hospitals, MOD establishments, workshops and commercial premises. We also specialise in the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of generator controls and LV switchgear. We are an NIC EIC approved contractor and a registered member of the ECA.







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Training provider



Wendy Jenkins


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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