Apprentice Business Administrator BLACKS BUSINESS BROKERS LIMITED

A unique combination of local knowledge and experience separates Blacks Business Brokers from other business transfer agents. We have key roles in Business Admin that are vital to the future growth and success of our business.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    35 Hours. Monday – Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Based at our offices in Bury we are looking for a bright enthusiastic person with a confident, outgoing personality, with the ability to build rapport with customers as you assist them find their ideal business.

  • Duties include answering telephone calls from clients
  • Making appointments
  • Sending out details to clients via post and email
  • Managing email correspondence
  • Record keeping
  • Using electronic message systems and office equipment
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post including franking
  • Communicating in a business environment, developing working relationships with colleagues
  • All other general office administration tasks as required including scanning and filing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate 
  • Good attention for detail
  • Excellent communication skills including a professional telephone manner 

Personal qualities

  • Bright enthusiastic person with a confident personality
  • Ability to establish wants and requirements of clients by asking questions
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Hardworking and always put 100% effort in 

Qualifications required

Good standard level of education. 

Future prospects

This is an excellent role if you're looking to launch your career within the world of business and there's the chance of progression for the right person. Once you have successfully completed this apprenticeship, there will be a permanent role that you can progress onto. You can also develop your skills further and use your technical experience and knowledge gained to progress on your learner journey in the business sector. You will receive a structured learning and development programme with the very best training and support throughout your Apprenticeship journey. The company are looking to reward constant hardwork with progression onto more senior job roles.

Things to consider

You must be able to travel into Manchester city centre daily as this will be your place of work. Before you apply you must research the company and understand the job role.

About the employer

At Blacks Business Brokers we understand there is no substitute for knowledge and experience. Our dedicated and professional team has over 60 years combined expertise in the Business brokering Sector and therefore we know the important factors in achieving results. Blacks Business Brokers aims to provide a comfortable one-to-one experience with a unique way of launching businesses on to the market. Forward thinking alongside an innovative attitude are designed to offer a professional, efficient service on a more approachable level.

Whether you are seeking to buy or sell a business, Blacks Business Brokers offer a fresh approach with a personal touch. As a seller you are able to take advantage of unmatched promotion of your business to qualified purchasers and as a buyer you receive the freshest database of business for sale with the most accurate and trustworthy detailed information.
With the support of our dedicated team we are able to guide you through the process and offer professional advice.

We embrace change yet are mindful of tradition.

A unique combination of local knowledge and experience separates Blacks Business Brokers from other business transfer agents. Blacks Business Brokers brings confidence and peace of mind.




17 St. Marys Place



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Training provider


  • Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration is a work-based –QCF Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Technical Certificate in Business Administration
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities workbook
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Mathematics
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Unlimited


Stacey Robinson 0161 244 9443

Other information

Please be aware that the vacancy may close before the stated closing date, at the employers request so apply now to avoid missing out.

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017