Workshop Administration Apprentice Close Brothers Vehicle Hire Limited

Due to the ongoing expansion of Close Brothers Vehicle hire, and to allow CBVH to further strengthen our focus on customer service, the control of supplier costs & maintenance provision efficiencies, we have an opportunity for a motivated team player to take the position of Workshop Administration Apprentice.

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Closing date: 07 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Control the opening and closing of workshop jobs
  • Plan jobs into the workshop, allocating to the internal/external body repairer
  • Liaise with 3rd party repairer to support the repair programme
  • Support stock levels by ordering the correct parts for the stores
  • Raise and close purchase orders
  • Create damage estimates for end of life claims
  • Maintain compliance documentation
  • Support the Workshop Administrator and Damage Manager day to day
  • Work towards the successful achievement of team targets

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The Workshop Administration Apprentice will be a great way for an individual to grow their administration skills in a customer service environment and for someone looking to work within a workshops service environment. Close Brothers Vehicle Hire offer genuine opportunities to progress both your career and training development within their employ.

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, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Professionalism


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D/3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3) Essential

Things to consider

Your role will be have a varied and therefore you will need to be adaptable to change and willing to learn new skills. Prior experience of working with the general public would be advantageous but not essential. NOTE - There is limited public transport to this employers location but there is free onsite parking.

About the employer

We provide comprehensive vehicle solutions and understand how important it is to keep vehicles constantly on the move. Our solutions include vehicle rental, contract hire, finance solutions and fleet management services. Our services range from the provision of a single vehicle for a day’s rental, to a complete range of contract hire and fleet management packages with pay as you go maintenance as well as sale and lease back solutions.


Close Brothers Vehicle Hire Limited


Stanton Works

Lows Lane



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Training provider



Olivia Roberts

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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