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Office Administration Apprentice Higson & Co

Higson & Co are looking to recruit a hardworking and dedicated administrator to join their team.

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Closing date: 13 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 9am -5.30pm 1 hour for lunch Friday 9am - 4.30pm 50 minutes for lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day duties will include:

  • Answering the telephone and greeting clients to the office
  • Copy typing, audio typing, printing, and preparing documents for posting
  • Opening post, sorting, and distributing to staff.
  • Communicating via email with staff and clients
  • Complete a project toward the apprenticeship
  • Produce accurate records and documents
  • Use of Microsoft office packages such as Word, Excel.
  • Maintain records and files
  • Understand and use internal policies
  •  Basic understanding of business finance
  • General administrative support for other members of the firm as required and particularly for the partners

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Microsoft office proficient (including Excel and Word)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work on own initiative. 
  • Very strong eye for detail and accuracy. 
  • Smart, personable, confident with a professional manner.

Personal qualities

  • Ethusiastic
  • Personable
  • Reliable
  • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

A*-C/9-4 Maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable but not essential

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

About the employer

Established in 1936 we are small friendly firm of chartered accountants based in Nottingham city centre.

Offering Accountancy, Business and Tax advisory services.


Higson & Co


White House

Wollaton Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Business Administrator Standard Level 3 - Functional Skills level 1 / 2 Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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