Business Administrator - Apprenticeship Curtis Furniture Ltd

Curtis Furniture Ltd in Leeds are recruiting for an Apprentice Business Administrator. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Business Administrator qualification.

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

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Closing date: 18 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £390 per week

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9am - 5:30pm. 30 minute unpaid lunch. 39 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    15 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

• Understanding and interpreting client’s drawings and tender documents
• Work closely with the sales team to obtain information and understand requirements for quotes
• Using Excel to provide detailed and accurate quotations for clients
• Liaising with new and existing suppliers to source products and obtain accurate information regarding pricing and lead times
• Organising and prioritising daily workloads
• Negotiating prices with suppliers
• Assisting the estimator with costing of bespoke furniture
• Scheduling of furniture for projects
• Updating internal systems and maintaining an organised and efficient working area for the team
• Answering the phone and when needed greeting visitors
• Provide support to the Project Managers
• Scheduling of furniture for projects

The training you will be getting

  • Work based learning - Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date
  • Functional Skills in Maths/English if required
  • Level 3 Business Administrator

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression onto full time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths/English (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

We design, manufacture and install furniture for hotel refurbishments and fit-outs. Our experienced team has developed a tried-and-tested process for delivering successful projects.


Curtis Furniture Ltd


1B Haigh Park Road

Caradon Works, Stourton


LS10 1RT

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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



01254 395355

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Aug 2024