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Accounts Administration Apprentice EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A Accounts Administration Apprentice is required for a leading Electrical Wholesaler in Blackfriars. The ideal candidate will provide all administration and account support to the team. Fantastic career progression opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary range starts at 11,500 - 22,775 per year depending on age

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm (with a 1-hour lunch break).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Edmundson serve the country from over 250 locations, each carrying a comprehensive stock and run by friendly, experienced, and highly motivated staff. We value each customer, regardless of size, and are committed to provide a comprehensive, unrivalled service and attention to quality.

Our customer base includes the following sectors: electrical contractors & engineers, industrial companies, facilities management, government agencies, local authorities, power generation, utilities, construction, panel builders, oil, gas, petrochemical, export markets, food industries, hotels/leisure, retail, air conditioning, heating & ventilation, refrigeration, security, and fire prevention.

What is an Electrical Wholesaler?

Electrical Wholesaler sell the products we all use in our homes, businesses, entertainment venues, cafes that give us access to electricity – from lighting our homes through to floodlighting a football match, from recharging a mobile phone to recharging an electric vehicle. The products you will be working with are used in domestic, industrial, and commercial settings, and are installed by contractors and electricians.

We are looking for a highly motivated apprentice to join our busy office.

After full training responsibilities will include:

  • Support with all accounts payable functions
  • Paying suppliers
  • Checking invoices
  • Raising and Resolving Queries
  • General Administration 
  • General administration tasks such as filing / photocopying / managing post
  • Inputting data - Assisting with Sales and Operational admin tasks (producing purchase orders etc.)
  • General administration tasks
  • Answering phones to suppliers / customers

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

Completing a Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship, consisting of:

  • Knowledge and Competence qualification in Business Administration at Level 3
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • End point assessment - Final test and observation and project
  • The vocational and academic training aspects are separated and delivered by separate teams
  • The vocational training and assessment is conducted, more often than not, on site according to the employers wishes
  • Notice of dates is agreed well in advance of a site visit. Training and assessment is conducted both on and off the job, according to the needs of the course and the learner. Every effort is made to ensure the best result is achieved by the learner

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunities that could arise after the apprenticeship are:

  • Sales Team Member
  • Sales Rep
  • Office team leader

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Timekeeping, Enthusiasm, Keen to work and study


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Please ensure you have looked at the travel time to the location and worked out the form of transport you will be taking. Please be aware that there is studying involved but in work time only.

About the employer

EDA learning and development will employ you on behalf of this employer. We are a Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency who support and guide you whilst you are completing your apprenticeship within the Branch Location.




Edmundson Electrical

B4 Six Bridges Trading Estate

Marlborough Grove



Michelle McCutcheon


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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