Business Administration Apprenticeship HACKWORTHY AND SONS LIMITED

Hackworthy & Sons are a family run business, seeking to employ a Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice to assist in the day to day running of the company. The role includes dealing with customers face to face, via telephone and email as well as taking payments and assisting with general office duties.

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Closing date: 23 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Nov 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learn company procedures and systems and will, with direction, be expected to work independently to complete set tasks
  • Deal with prospective customers; face to face at reception and on the telephone
  • As well as responding to emails
  • Dealing with current customers; dealing with questions and taking payments
  • Assisting in general office duties to ensure the smooth running of the office
  • Assisting in updating social media channels

The training you will be getting

  • The apprentice will finish with a Level 3 Business Administrator Standard Qualification
  • The apprentice will also have the opportunity to work towards their functional skills or GCSE retakes in both maths and English whilst doing their apprenticeship

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The role is progressive, and the successful candidate may be able to take on more responsibility and progress within the company and the company may be looking to offer a full-time role to the successful candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9-1 equals to A*-G) Desired
GCSE or equivalent GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade 9-1 equals to A*-G) Desired

About the employer

*Hackworthy & Sons Removals was Established in 1973 and are the largest independent removal company in the South West. *With their headquarters located in Plymouth and satellite crews based in Truro and Exeter, they carry-out removals throughout the South West; from St Just and Penzance in the far reaches of Cornwall up the coast to Barnstaple and Minehead in the North and Torquay, Exmouth and Seaton in the South. *As well as carrying out local removals, the company offer national, European and international relocations across the globe. In fact, with their expert knowledge of Devon and Cornwall, they are often contracted by large national companies to coordinate their client's relocations from and to the South West.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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