Business Administrator Apprentice Level 3 - Quality Department HAROLD L SMITH (TRANSMISSIONS) LTD

The job role will consist of being responsible for the company's SOP's - standard operating procedures, maintaining supplier approval documentation, tracking and reporting of the change control system, provision of quality information and date for reviews and reports, social media work, processing invoices and reception cover, when required.

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Closing date: 20 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Responsibility for the company's SOP's - standard operating procedures
  • Maintaining supplier approval documentation and quality procedures
  • Tracking and reporting of the change control system
  • Provision of quality information and date for reviews and reports
  • Social media work
  • Processing invoices
  • Reception cover, when required- answering phones and meeting visitors
  • Maintain good H&S practices
  • General office duties including filing of paper-based materials

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

This apprenticeship training will be delivered over a period of 12 months, resulting in the following qualification: 

  • Business Administrator Level 3
  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time position on completion of the apprenticeship, with potential progression to Safety, Health & Environment apprenticeship. This is with a view to possibly taking on a Health & Safety Quality Assurance Co-ordinator role, in the future.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Situated in a remote location, so a full driving licence would be advantageous.

About the employer

Leading European Suppliers of Commercial Vehicle Transmissions parts Our team of 70 engineers, skilled in all aspects of commercial vehicle transmissions, is based at our four-acre site with 85,000 sq. ft of modern workshops and storage areas. H L Smith is proud to be the leading UK Company supplying replacement transmissions parts throughout Europe. Our commercial vehicle product range now includes all makes of Drive heads and Differentials, Manual and Automatic Gearboxes, Power Steering Boxes and Prop shafts. All transmissions units are available on a service exchange or on a customer unit repair basis. Not only do our units go through various quality inspections during the build process but each transmission is then rigorously tested to O.E specification before going through to paint & despatch. Every Drive head, Axle, Manual Gearbox and Steering Box is supplied with a full 12-month warranty covering both parts and labour. Our flexible approach, together with highest quality commercial vehicle transmissions parts and service help all of our clients to keep their commercial vehicles on the road. Whether you are a multi-national company, an owner-driver or somewhere in-between, H L Smith can meet your needs – and we look forward to working with you.








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Training provider



Alex Jones

01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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