Business and Resourcing Administrator Apprentice SOUTHAMPTON CARGO HANDLING LIMITED

APPLY NOW! This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Business and Resourcing administrator apprentice to grow and develop within an experienced and welcoming team. You’ll learn all aspects of the recruitment department whilst building your career in business!

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Closing date: 29 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:00 am – 05:00 pm, with 1 hour unpaid lunch break Expect 6 hours per week to be set aside for your Business training and apprenticeship development

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Providing excellent customer service with candidates and hiring managers.
  • Answer telephones and deal with enquiries as appropriate.
  • Arrange the Induction days into the company
  • Process the paperwork following the Induction days, including updating the RDB system.
  • Provide support for and attend Job fairs/ Career events/ other recruitment events.
  • Own the referencing process.
  • Undertake both electronic and paper filing, photocopying and general administration duties as required including archiving of data.
  • Update agency workers details in RDB when needed.
  • Attending meetings when needed.
  • Photocopy, filing, mailing, emailing, answering phone calls, faxing.
  • Undertake duties when required as directed by the Recruitment Manager and Staff Services manager.

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Standard, which includes:

  • Modules covering Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours in Business.
  • You'll have a personal tutor to guide you through your training.
  • You will attend 1:1 sessions with your tutor every 2/3 weeks.
  • End Point Assessment (online).
  • Occasional group classes with other learners.
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths & English if required.
  • Business Administrator Certificate from IFATE and City & Guilds.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There will be a full time position at the end of the apprenticeship if successful.


The particulars are not confirmed and it would depend on how well the person performed and the direction of their career and ambitions.

For the right person, there are career development and progression opportunities within the recruitment department as well as within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-D or 9-3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-D or 9-3) Desired

Things to consider

Boom Training loves to reward hard work and achievements! As such, Boom will reward new apprentices with two £75 payments, one at month 3 and another at month 9, should your overall apprenticeship progression and OJT be on track at the point of review. Upon successful completion of your EPA, you will also receive an extra £150 reward! Your employer may even match these rewards resulting in up to £600 worth of incentives up for grabs during your apprenticeship! (Cash or vouchers are available).

About the employer

Independent Port Handling Group is an extensive provider of services to the port industry in the UK. Activities include terminal management, stevedoring, motor vehicle preparation and logistics andparking services for cruise ship passengers.




Pilgrim House

Canute Road


SO14 3FJ

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Training provider



Lilly Spake


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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