Business Administration Apprentice Shepherds Chartered Tax Advisers and Accountants

Shepherds Chartered Tax Advisers and Accountants are offering an exciting opportunity to join their team. This varied role will enable you to enhance your career, giving you valuable on-the-job experience whilst working towards an industry recognised qualification. You will be dealing with post, answering the phone, as well as other duties.

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will increase as employee progresses.

    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 Thursday 9am to 5pm Friday 9am to 4:30pm This can be flexible if employee wishes

    Total hours per week: 34.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Dealing with post
  • Answering phone
  • Filing
  • Client communications and billing
  • General office admin

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

  • You will be working towards a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • This apprenticeship consists of a mixture of off the job training and on the job mentoring and development within the workplace
  • This will be delivered at Cornwall College St Austell once a fortnight

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship there may be the opportunity to progress to office manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative


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

Things to consider

There is no on site car parking, but plenty on road parking nearby.

About the employer

Shepherds Chartered Tax Advisers & Accountants is an established, tax focused accountancy practice based in the heart of Falmouth, Cornwall. With clients of all sizes and across a huge variety of business sectors, we provide all of the services which traditional accountants offer, along with targeted tax efficiency services which are specifically designed to provide clients added value. We are members of the Chartered Institute of Tax and the Association of Chartered Certified accountants.


Shepherds Chartered Tax Advisers and Accountants


11A Kimberley Park Road


TR11 2DA

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Training provider




01209 617826

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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