Apprentice Business Administration J D UK LTD

Fantastic opportunity to join our growing team and learn all aspects of office/business administration. The varied role will involve supporting different teams within the company, whilst working towards an Advanced Level 3 Business qualification. We love to encourage and develop our apprentices and watch them flourish and grow within their roles.

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 08:00 - 17:00 and Friday, 08:00 - 16:30.

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for a hardworking and reliable apprentice. Good communication is very important for this role. For the right apprentice, this role will lead to a permanent position.

With the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship, the role will include some of the following areas:

  • Answering the telephone
  • Using Microsoft Packages, in particular Word and Excel and Outlook
  • Use of our own CRM Software
  • Data processing, including customer requests and orders
  • Arranging deliveries - liaising with customers & internal team members 
  • Data management and filing
  • Order processing
  • Assisting all members of the team as and when required
  • Dealing with requests for information
  • Ensuring that the policies of the company are observed, and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities, and confidentiality

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.

Full training will be given.

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

As a business administration apprentice, you will complete the following qualifications as part of your apprenticeship:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills maths and English if equivalents are not already achieved
  • You will also develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work within an office environment
  • This apprenticeship is delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working time will be dedicated towards training and learning new skills
  • You will be allocated a tutor who will provide you with personal support and assessment at pre-arranged times
  • Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions
  • All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Great prospects for progression to a full-time position for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

Good transport links - check location before applying.

About the employer

The Alutech group comprises a number of manufacturing enterprises with four major factories across Eastern Europe and Germany. We are one of the largest manufacturers of roll-formed aluminium profiles in Europe as well as one of Europe's largest manufacturers of sectional doors. JD UK, founded as a small family-run business in the mid 1990’s has grown phenomenally in the intervening years. We are specialists with over 20 years of experience, providing homes all across the UK with the best quality garage door products from around the world. We provide unique door systems for all applications, with one of the largest standard RAL palettes on offer and the largest range of laminated/foiled finishes available. Alutech Systems Ltd is the UK operation for the Alutech Group specifically selling their Alumin Techno product range. The range consists of aluminium windows, doors, façade systems, conservatory systems & internal partitioning systems amongst other products.







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Training provider



Katrina Clarke

01924 470477

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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