Commercial Admin Team Apprentice (BCA – British Car Auctions) BRITISH CAR AUCTIONS LIMITED

You will be working alongside Commercial Team Executive responsible for supporting in providing accurate pricing analysis. These analyses enable commercial decisions to be made based upon clear presentation of data.

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Closing date: 29 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8:30am to 5:30pm, with 1-hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Pricing Vehicles on daily basis ensuring all vehicles are identified correctly, any anomalies are passed to Auctions for further investigation also ensuring model is producing values within agreed tolerance anything outside is referred to Commercial Team Executive for further detailed analysis.
  • Recording Auction’s responses correctly in data base and ensuring it’s kept up to date.
  • Producing Auctions sales files for remarketing mangers.
  • Ensure all Pre-sale reports are received within agreed SLA with minimum queries left to investigate.
  • Investigating any missing data or inconsistencies in Sales files.
  • Supporting Commercial Team Executive with Daily/weekly and monthly P&L analysis.
  • Send operational reports to remarketing managers.
  • Pricing vehicles to purchase ensuring risk is mitigated and smooth delivery is possible within agreed SLA.
  • Support Commercial Team Executive in building new reports as requested by Head of remarketing or other internal / external customers.
  • Use your Microsoft Excel skills to create detailed spreadsheets for ad-hoc tasks whilst developing them further with the help of Commercial Team Executive.
  • Build understanding of R pricing model and run daily Analysis.
  • Update and provide cube reports to relevant customers.
  • Stock Analysis on daily basis chasing auctions for any vehicles not entered in sales within agreed SLA keeping remarketing managers informed at all times.
  • Build a good working relationship with auctions and understand their daily challenges and how we can support them.
  • Ultimately Commercial department is responsible for identifying vehicles correctly, pricing them as accurately as possible and smooth running of auctions.
  • Some knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required but we will provide complete training for the right candidate.

The training you will be getting

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace. 

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience. 

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 3 Data Technician qualification, with training in how to: 

  • Identify the right data sources for your business to inform decision making.
  • Collect, compile and cleanse data accurately and securely.
  • Identify, anaylse and interpret data, trends and patterns.
  • Produce dashboards and reports to aid visualisation and comparison.
  • Summarise and present the results of data analysis, making recommendations for business improvement.
  • Store and archive data in line with data protection legislation.
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Experience with Excel, Microsoft Office packages, Willingness to learn, Driven to succeed


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including English and Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

This is an office based position.

About the employer

BCA Outsourced solutions operate as a vehicle remarketing company and form part of British Car Auctions group, largest vehicle auctions in the country. Dealing with over 100k vehicles a year BCA Outsourced solutions is responsible for selling vehicles at the auctions and making sure process from Vendor to auction runs smoothly also ensuring vehicle revenue is maximised and turnaround time is kept to minimum.




Bessemer Close


WV14 0RZ

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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


Ami Wilson


Apprenticeship standard

Data technician

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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