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Business Administration Apprenticeship COREX ENTERPRISES LTD

GNHQ Merchants is an East Sussex-based (Wadhurst) store that has over 18 years of supplying construction materials and DIY tools. We're looking for someone to support the administration (Purchase, Sales, Invoicing, Phone calls etc) of our growing local company.

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £14,000 Wage offered between £14,000 and £16,000 for the first year depending on interview.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Some Saturday work on offer. Total hours per week: 37.5 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Purchase and Sales Ledger
  • Invoicing
  • Filing
  • Answering phone calls
  • Running Reports
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Arranging meetings internally and with suppliers
  • HR management - Peninsula has a full online system
  • Health and Safety management - Peninsula have a full online system
  • Managing team hours for payroll - again we have an app supplied by Peninsula for this. 

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

The successful applicant will complete and obtain a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship through Vocate Training. 

You will be taught through:

  • 4-6 weekly 1-2-1 sessions with your tutor
    20% off-the-job training
    the course is a 12-18 month programme

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A full-time position is expected following successful completion of the apprenticeship. The administration role may be a gateway to further career opportunities.

Progression with a higher-level Apprenticeship is also available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working


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

About the employer

GNHQ Merchants is a East Sussex-based store that has over 18 years of supplying construction materials and DIY tools. Our painting and decorating range is huge! We keep brands such as: Dulux& Dulux Trade Farrow & Ball Berger Rustins Zinsser Bedec Hamerite Cuprinol Ronseal Plastikote Everbuild Barretine Sadolin Sikkens Rustoleum and many more.








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Training provider



James Brooklyn


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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