Apprentice Business Accounts Administrator Hydraquip Hose & Hydraulics Limited

An excellent opportunity working within a busy team supporting the Accounts and Depot Manager learning all aspects of account management while completing your level 3 Business Administrator standard apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 25 Apr 2024

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 - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

  • Email copy invoices to customers
  • Liaise with customers to supply purchase order number over the phone or email
  • Answering telephone calls
  • Filing
  • Dealing with order number enquiries to completion of invoice
  • Inputting data
  • Dealing with customers face to face, over the phone and electronically
  • Other general business administrative duties required for the company

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Level 3 
  • EKC Group - Canterbury College 
  • Once a month online training
  • Maths and English Functional Skills alongside if required 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Position could lead to a permanent role at the end.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C/Level 2 Functional Skills) Desired

Things to consider

Company is based very close to Adisham train station, near Canterbury.

About the employer

With an original opening date back in 1975 this hydraulics trade counter is situated between Canterbury and Dover. Hydraquip’s branch in Adisham, Canterbury covers the most easterly part of the country with a customer base of industrial, marine and agricultural customers. Offering on site hydraulic hose repairs in Canterbury, Broadstairs, Ashford, Deal, Dover, Faversham, Folkestone, Herne Bay, Margate, Ramsgate, Romney, Sandwich, Sheppy, Sittingbourne, Thanet, Whitstable and hydraulic hose repairs in the surrounding areas. Offering a full network of hydraulic repairs and hydraulic hose repairs in Kent. This is backed up by Hydraquip’s National 24/7 On Site Hose Repair Service with hydraulic engineers located across the UK to offer honest and realistic response times with a 99% success rate of first time repairs. Our hydraulic hose technicians operate from satellite tracked workshops which hold a comprehensive range of hydraulic hose and fittings. Once the fault has been identified, our trained hydraulic hose technicians are able to make up hose assemblies on site to get your machinery up and running in the fastest time possible. Hydraquip’s trained hydraulic hose technicians are able to apply problem solving techniques to implement solutions to our customers machinery.


Hydraquip Hose & Hydraulics Limited


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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


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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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