Burfield Financial Planning based Northwich are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Office Business Administration Apprentice to join their Independent Financial Adviser team. Duties include filing, photocopying, and most ad hoc office duties plus more.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. 9-5 with 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Filing, photocopying, and most ad hoc office duties
  • Use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Client Management System
  • Using templates to compile letters and sending them out to clients
  • Post handling
  • Receiving and directing telephone calls, taking messages
  • Ensuring back office system is kept up to date and accurate
  • Other related tasks as reasonably requested

The training you will be getting

  • Business Admin Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Off-the-job training will include the support of a fully qualified Total People Learning Coach. Also, training will take place in the form of live, interactive webinars and an online system called Onefile will be used to complete all necessary assignments. There will be a final examination

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full-time position planned for the right candidate based on successful completion of the apprenticeship process and company finances at the time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Attention to detail, Communication skills, Customer care skills, Initiative, IT skills


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

Things to consider

Must be confident of travelling to the apprenticeship location in Northwich. 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, full study support.

About the employer

Burfield Financial Planning, based in Northwich, provide a full range of financial solutions to both individuals and businesses alike.




12 Cheshire Business Park

Cheshire Ave

Lostock Graham


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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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