Business Administration Apprentice PEAK WASTE RECYCLING LIMITED

We are recruiting an Apprentice with a strong work ethic, good accuracy and a pleasant telephone manner. This role is based on being an adaptable team player to carry out different office/accounts administrative tasks. You will be given the opportunity to work across the full business spectrum including finance, sales and customer services.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    For applicants 19 or over the National Minimum wage for age applied.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.00pm including off-the-job training hours.

    Total hours per week: 39.75

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Maintaining/Checking skip movement records so they are accurate for invoicing
  • Maintaining/Checking daily trade waste records so they are accurate for invoicing
  • Assist with producing internal statistical reports
  • Become proficient with using Microsoft Excel & sage software
  • Process sales card payments through sage and online portals
  • Dealing with any post
  • Dealing with customer requests through telephone/email etc
  • Helping with general office tasks such as filling
  • Helping to maintain the cleanliness of the office/keeping your desk tidy/helping to organise storage or destruction of paperwork etc
  • Assist the accounts team with day-to-day activities
  • Help to provide cover when members of the finance team are unavailable
  • Organising of drivers time sheets ready for payroll
  • Any other office duties as required that befit your role or add to your learning

The training you will be getting

  • You will study towards the Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Attending college every 6 weeks you’ll complete an activity day and spend time in class with other apprentices, college transport is available
  • In the workplace you’ll receive full support to gain the skills, knowledge and behaviours you need to achieve your apprenticeship. You’ll be given lots of guidance on systems, processes and procedures

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is excellent potential for a permanent role within a particular team on the successful completion of your apprenticeship, this could be HR, Finance, Sales or Customer Service for example

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Reliable, A desire to learn


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

Things to consider

Due to our rural location, it would be highly advantageous to have your own transportation. Public transport is very limited in the area, if you plan to use it please take some time to check the route, Google Maps and AA route planner are useful tools to help you do this.

About the employer

Waste Recycling Transfer station. See our website for more information.




Wood Lane




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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


Apprenticeships Team


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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College by clicking on "Apply Now"

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024