Scheduler & Operations Administrator Apprentice ADS ELECTRICAL SERVICES LIMITED

Due to expansion, we are looking for a Scheduler & Operations Administrator to assist with our companies operation department in a fast forward thinking company.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Yearly bonus if targets are met

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Keep up to date with current clients, projects, orders, and tasks
  • Deal with clients to arrange access, work & updates
  • Deal with engineers to schedule works & provide relevant information
  • Organise parts, plant and access equipment if needed
  • Keep systems updated for us and our clients
  • Identify and address discrepancies
  • Report on the status of accounts payable and recieveable
  • Update internal systems
  • Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
  • Prepare, send and store invoices
  • Contact clients and send reminders to ensure timely payments
  • Identify and address discrepancies

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

Qualifications received
Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3.

What will I study?
This apprenticeship will give you the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to work as Business Administrator and will include the following:

Use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, record and analyse data.

Understand how to behave in a professional way including personal presentation, respect, respecting and encouraging diversity to cater for wider audiences, punctuality and attitude to colleagues, customers and key stakeholders.

Understand how to draft correspondence, write reports and be able to review others' work.

Understand how to make effective decisions based on sound reasoning and be able to deal with challenges in a mature way.

Understand how to build and maintain relationships within your own team and across the organisation.

Understand how to share administrative best-practice across the organisation e.g. coach others to perform tasks correctly.

Understand how to use relevant project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and report.

You will also produce a portfolio of evidence demonstrating examples of your work throughout the apprenticeship which will form the basis for the interview during the End-Point Assessment (EPA). Also, a project or process improvement will be completed over 21 to 35 hours during the apprenticeship which will form part of the EPA.

Method of delivery:
Apprentices will typically attend York College on a day release for the duration of the apprenticeship and work with their employer for the remainder of their contracted hours. During their time in College, apprentices will work towards developing their knowledge, skills and behaviours, and at work will consolidate their on-programme learning with the support of their employer. An assessor will visit every 8-10 weeks to discuss and monitor progress on the apprenticeship in conjunction with the employer.

How will I be assessed?
Continual assessment will take place throughout the duration of the apprenticeship.

The End-Point Assessment (EPA) will comprise of a 60-minute computer-based knowledge test of 50 questions, a 45-minute interview based on your portfolio of evidence, and a 10-15 minute presentation based on the project completed during the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time employment and a higher level of pay and role.

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Good organisational skills, Good time management, Good personal engagement


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

Things to consider

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About the employer

A.D.S Electrical are a highly experienced team of electricians delivering projects within the commercial, industrial, retail, and domestic sectors across the UK. Our mission is to provide safe, reliable, high quality contracting services for all our clients. We have a great existing team of 10 currently. We are a long-established company operating for over 30 years, we are looking to grow the comapany hence good prospects for acreer advancement. We provide excellent training opportunities




Unit 23, Shires Bridge Business Park

York Road


YO61 3EQ

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Training provider




01904 770368

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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