A fantastic opportunity has arisen within the commercial department of Whites Foodservice Equipment. You will work alongside Marketing, looking at the current products sold online, analyse the competitors, look at costings, importing, freight, shipping costs, import duties, customs declarations and the whole process of purchasing and selling.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    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 9am - 5pm 30 minute lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    23 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your duties will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Providing office support so that staff can work smoothly with customers and each other
  • Maintaining organised files and records of business activity
  • Analysing data and market trends
  • Conducting research and contributing to company reports
  • Giving feedback on office efficiency and suggesting possible improvements
  • Working as part of a team to meet deadlines and targets
  • Providing excellent customer service

The training you will be getting

  • Business administrator Level 3 apprenticeship standard
  • Training will take place in Worcester once a month.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To work in a growing company and help it expand! There may be a full time position available for the right candidate at White's after successful completion of the apprenticeship, and you could become a valued member of the team.

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Business Studies (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Travelling to Redditch to work needs to be taken into account. Knowledge of the local area would be good and distance from home to work. The successful candidate will also have to travel to Worcester City Centre once a month for part of the Off the Job Training as part of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Whites Foodservice Equipment pride themselves on providing their customers with high quality products and service at every level. They provide pizza businesses with all it needs to thrive; from pizza accessories all the way up to a full oven installation. They have 4 different companies and can provide an exciting and varied career for the successful candidate.







B98 0RA

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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


Sue Portsmouth

01527 572684

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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