Business Administrator Apprentice OPTIMUM COMMERCIAL SOLUTIONS LTD

In this role, you will support our sales staff with brokering commercial finance deals and supporting our external brokers. This is a fantastic and unique opportunity to learn about sales, commercial finance, marketing, relationship management and much more. You will receive a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Qualification.

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Closing date: 30 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

    Working days to be discussed during interview but you will be provided to work 4 days a week, 9am - 4.30pm with 30 minutes lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 28

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Your duties will include:

  • Supporting our Sales team with administrative and business support tasks
  • Shadowing the sales team and learning about the business.
  • Booking in appointments
  • Responding to internal communications
  • Following administration processes and adhering to GDPR
  • Making suggestions for process improvements
  • Managing the online enquires inbox
  • Sending/receiving/managing documents
  • Supporting internal teams with administrative tasks
  • Support with admin tasks and or business improvement projects.
  • Answering colleague questions and queries and assisting with admin support requests across the business.
  • Supporting external brokers
  • Answering the telephone/incoming queries

The training you will be getting

  • In addition to gaining practical experience in the role, you will also attain an NVQ Business Admin Level 3 qualification which will help start your career and give you an insight into the businesses processes and procedures
  • Our training is all complete remotely via teams with a development coach who will be available for support 24/7
  • You receive 20% off the job training during this Apprenticeship which is included in your weekly working hours

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We will offer full time roles to apprentices once they have completed their apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

We are a commercial finance broker network. We support our national network of external brokers to provide commercial finance advice to their clients. We also provide commercial finance advice to clients in house.




Unit P2, Business Centre

Europa Link


S9 1XZ

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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




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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