Business Admin Apprentice CVC COMPONENTS LTD

CVC Components specialise in Military, Avionic, Radar, Industrial, and Commercial spares, striving to preserve and provide access to our rich technological heritage. We're now looking for an apprentice to join our office team. You will be answering calls, ordering supplies, dealing with courier deliveries, talking to clients and suppliers.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 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 - Thursday, 8.30am - 5.00pm and Friday, 9.00am - 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Join Our Team as a Business Admin Apprentice!

Are you a dynamic and enthusiastic individual looking to kickstart your career journey? We have an exciting opportunity waiting for you. Join our vibrant and growing team and dive into the world of customer service, office operations, and logistics.

We're a forward-thinking company that thrives on innovation and teamwork. Our office is a hub of energy, where every day brings new challenges and opportunities to learn and grow. As an apprentice, you'll be an integral part of our close-knit team, contributing to our success while gaining essential skills for your future.

What You'll Do:

Engage with Customers:

  • Answer inquiries and provide exceptional customer service through phone and email interactions

Sales Support:

  • Assist in sales efforts by generating quotations, processing payments, and promoting products and services

Problem Solver:

  • Handle customer complaints with a positive attitude, ensuring every concern is addressed effectively

Logistical Wizard:

  • Coordinate orders, track deliveries, and communicate timely updates to customers

Data Dynamo:

  • Input and manage customer information accurately in our computer systems

Global Connections:

  • Collaborate with international suppliers and agents, expanding your global business acumen

What You'll Gain:

Skills for Success:

  • Develop strong communication, time management, and problem-solving skills

Career Foundation:

  • Gain exposure to office operations and logistics, setting the stage for a successful future

Comprehensive Training:

  • Learn the ropes from experts who are passionate about your growth

Positive Environment:

  • Be a part of a positive and supportive team that values your contributions

Endless Possibilities:

  • Build a foundation for a fulfilling career with opportunities to advance within our company.


Paid Apprenticeship:

  • Earn while you learn and gain valuable experience


  • Comprehensive training provided to equip you with the skills you need

Career Development:

  • Opportunities for growth within our expanding company

Collaborative Atmosphere:

  • Work alongside experienced professionals who value your ideas

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard:

  • This will be a blended delivery, a mixture of Microsoft Teams and face to face
  • All training will take place on site and within your working hours
  • Ixion Holdings will complete Functional Skills in English and maths where necessary and will ensure Health & Safety, British Values and Equality & Diversity is embedded throughout the course

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship a permanent position with the company will be discussed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

How you will travel to the location.

About the employer

We are a group of four companies. The successful applicant will be working as an apprentice learning about all four companies. BSL Express Spares, CVC Components, Defence Support Limited and FEL Avionices, a unique group of companies holding one of the UK’s largest combined STOCK of obsolete, hard to find Legacy, Military, Avionic, Industrial & Commercial Electronic Component spares. Located in Latchingdon CM3 6HB all four companies are run independently. Over the past five decades we have accumulated an impressive stock portfolio of commercial and industrial electronic components amassed through strategic stock purchases, acquisitions and excess inventory purchases through Government and Military sources. From humble beginnings to our purpose built 45,000 sq ft storage facility, on a secure 40-acre site, we are dedicated to excellent customer service and fulfilling your requirements.








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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


Katy Ash

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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