Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Swish Building Products

A great opportunity to join a large and successful company Swish Building Products, part of the Epwin Group based in Tamworth as their business administrator apprentice who will assist with the administrative duties for the transport team, whilst learning the functions of the business to enable your personal development.

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Closing date: 29 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 May 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties to include:

Summary of Role: To assist the transport manager in the smooth running of the transport office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurate production of picking slips from the warehouse
  • Highlight any Health and Safety issues to your line manager. It is your responsibility to ensure you perform all your tasks in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the company Health and Safety rules and working practices
  • Shipment confirmation of picked orders, and loads prior to despatch
  • Producing Export and customs documents
  • Accurate preparation of driver’s paperwork
  • Drivers debriefing
  • Delivery and collection of internal post from the main office on a daily basis
  • Liaising with the sales offices (queries, order days etc)
  • New driver inductions
  • Distribution of customer collection paperwork
  • General Admin, filing
  • Auditing HGV’s and producing vehicle safety spot checks
  • Entering accurate information into the stillage management system and also auditing the system
  • Providing cover for the accurate preparation of carriers /expenses / pallet collections
  • Monitoring and maintaining levels of paper, labels, toners etc.
  • Downloading driver’s digital tachograph cards and HGV vehicles
  • Producing correct Excel documentation
  • Keep your working area tidy at all times, reporting any hazards to the Transport Manager
  • Undertake any relevant training (route planning) that is required to develop your role in the future
  • You will be required to carry out any reasonable request from your line manager

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Support with English and Maths if required
  • Work based learning
  • End Point Assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Epwin Group will always offer progression and further development whenever possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Punctual and adaptable, Willingness to learn and grow, Accurate & methodical approach


GCSE or equivalent GCSE English and Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 FS) Essential

Things to consider

Mandatory role responsibilities • Adherence to all organisational policies, management systems and standard operational procedures, including legal responsibilities in relation to Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality. • Work positively to develop and foster good working relationships with colleagues and contracted personnel in order to maintain a culture of mutual respect and dignity. • Represent the organisation in a positive way as to avoid the damage of corporate image or bringing the company into disrepute. • Promote and Display the Epwin Core Values.

About the employer

Swish Building Products part of Epwin Windows and Door Systems have been manufacturing PVC-u windows, doors and conservatories for over 40 years.


Swish Building Products


Pioneer House

Lichfield Road


B79 7TF

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Training provider


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


Diane Jones


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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