Fleet Administration Apprentice


Chesterfield, S40 2UZ

Closes on Friday 30 August

Posted on 17 June 2024


We're looking for an apprentice to be part of our thriving team at Auto Windscreens, headquartered in Chesterfield. The ideal candidate will join our award-winning department with the enthusiasm to learn the skills, knowledge & behaviours required to excel in their role with the opportunity to build a successful career with a national business.

Annual wage
£14,000 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Business administrator (level 3)
You will join colleagues during core business hours, Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 23 September


1 Year 3 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • You'll join other Business Administration apprentices from across the wider business to participate in training delivered by our own award-winning apprenticeship team in Head Office, Chesterfield
  • You'll participate in 12 training modules to develop the knowledge and skills required to successfully meet the requirements of the level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard
  • 20% of your working time will be dedicated to your apprenticeship programme which includes workshops, online learning, projects and written work

Where you’ll work

Auto Windscreens

Brittania House

Storforth Lane


S40 2UZ


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Business administrator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Skilled in the use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to: write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, record and analyse data. Examples include MS Office or equivalent packages. Able to choose the most appropriate IT solution to suit the business problem. Able to update and review databases, record information and produce data analysis where required.
  • Produces accurate records and documents including: emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals. Makes recommendations for improvements and present solutions to management. Drafts correspondence, writes reports and able to review others' work. Maintains records and files, handles confidential information in compliance with the organisation's procedures. Coaches others in the processes required to complete these tasks.
  • Exercises proactivity and good judgement. Makes effective decisions based on sound reasoning and is able to deal with challenges in a mature way. Seeks advice of more experienced team members when appropriate.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation. Demonstrates ability to influence and challenge appropriately. Becomes a role model to peers and team members, developing coaching skills as they gain area knowledge.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms. Uses the most appropriate channels to communicate effectively. Demonstrates agility and confidence in communications, carrying authority appropriately. Understands and applies social media solutions appropriately. Answers questions from inside and outside of the organisation, representing the organisation or department.
  • Completes tasks to a high standard. Demonstrates the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks and applies themself to continuously improve their work. Is able to review processes autonomously and make suggestions for improvements. Shares administrative best-practice across the organisation e.g. coaches others to perform tasks correctly. Applies problem-solving skills to resolve challenging or complex complaints and is a key point of contact for addressing issues.
  • Takes responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, manages priorities and time in order to successfully meet deadlines. Positively manages the expectations of colleagues at all levels and sets a positive example for others in the workplace. Makes suggestions for improvements to working practice, showing understanding of implications beyond the immediate environment (e.g. impact on clients, suppliers, other parts of the organisation). Manages resources e.g. equipment or facilities. Organises meetings and events, takes minutes during meetings and creates action logs as appropriate. Takes responsibility for logistics e.g. travel and accommodation.
  • Uses relevant project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and report. Plans required resources to successfully deliver projects. Undertakes and leads projects as and when required.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 9-4)
    • Maths (grade 9-4)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Logical
    • Team working

    About this company

    Auto Windscreens is one of the leading and fastest growing automotive glazing companies in the UK. As a multi-award winning apprentice employer, Auto Windscreens lead the industry in the training and certification of our colleagues and offer an excellent opportunity for personal development. Auto Windscreens is part of the Markerstudy Group of companies; Innovation is at the heart of our business whether it be robotic lifting devices, wet weather canopies or the use of new technology in our customer service and operational departments.

    http://www.autowindscreens.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Auto Windscreens are dedicated to developing our colleagues and the Fleet Department is managed by a previous Business Administration apprentice
    • A key focus of the team is to develop colleagues and support progression
    • An opportunity to join the business on a full-time, permanent basis will be available to the right candidate upon successful completion of the apprenticeship
    • Auto Windscreens is a large, nationwide business and working from our Head Office in Chesterfield can lead to exciting career opportunities as the business goes from strength to strength

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Anna Holden


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258471.

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    Closes on Friday 30 August

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