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Apprentice Business Assistant Huber & Suhner Uk Ltd

An exciting opportunity has risen for a Business Administration apprenticeship where you will be trained and developed in many aspects. The role Includes taking minutes of meetings, emailing, customer service, filing, processing documents and diary management. This is an excellent chance for someone wishing to build their business career.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £170.76 to £337.25

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Mon – Thu (8:45am – 5:00pm) Fri – (8:45am – 4:15pm)

    Total hours per week: 35.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Assist in the documentation and control of:

  • Handling internal or external communication or management systems
  • Compiling reports
  • Filing
  • Data Entry
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing correspondence
  • Import and exports processes including customs  
  • Inventory control
  • Travel arrangements for staff
  • Labelling
  • Scanning documents
  • Packaging waste data collection
  • Support and engage with different parts of the organisation
  • Interact with external customers
  • Operating and maintaining office equipment ie: printers and replenishing office supplies
  • Organising, arranging and coordinating meetings
  • Maintain data integrity on all systems

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Integrity & maintaining confidentiality
  • Can demonstrate a customer forced attitude and a willingness to drive own self development
  • Good command of the English language with excellent writing skills
  • Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Quick learner, proactive and able to use own initiative
  • Keen interest in business topics including employee engagement, health and wellbeing, and organisational development

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Confident
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good English Literature
  • Good time keeper
  • Good organisational skill

Desired qualifications

  • Applicants are likely to have 4 GCSEs A*- C / 9 - 4, including maths and English, or equivalent

Future prospects

A potential full time position within the company once apprenticeship is complete 

Things to consider

Please apply as soon as possible for this role. Should the right candidate/s be found prior to the closing date, then the vacancy may be closed early.

Apprenticeship Assessment and Information Session 

Any new person applying for apprenticeship roles where Abingdon and Witney College deliver the training will be required to attend an Apprenticeship Assessment and Information Session at Witney or Abingdon campus. 

This will consist of a series of initial assessments (required prior to any apprenticeship offer), completion of essential paperwork, the opportunity to find out more about the apprenticeship process, the training included, and a forum for your questions. 

As a new Apprenticeship applicant you will only have to undergo this process once. If you would like to talk to us about the assessments or if you would need any extra support to attend the Apprenticeship Assessment and Information Session please call us on 01235 216216.    

Qualification checks   

By applying for this vacancy you are giving Abingdon and Witney College permission to undertake a Learner Record Service check on your previous qualifications. We make every effort to ensure that applicants from non-traditional academic backgrounds or those who may not have the formal GCSE (or equivalent) entry requirements can access apprenticeships where possible.  

About the employer

We offer our customers around the globe outstanding products and services for their electrical and optical connectivity needs. We focus on the three main markets of industrial, communication and transportation which are addressed with applications from the three technologies radio frequency, fiber optics and low frequency.  

HUBER+SUHNER products deliver high performance, quality, reliability and a long service life – even under the toughest of conditions. A global production network, combined with subsidiaries and agencies in over 80 countries, puts HUBER+SUHNER close to its customers. 


Huber & Suhner Uk Ltd


Unit M1-M3

Telford Road


OX26 4LA

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Abingdon & Witney College


Rachitha Samarasinghe 01235 216216


  • 15 months practical training period, plus 3 months for End Point Assessment

Delivery model:

  • Work-based training with your employer
  • 10 days college attendance to complete the Business Professionals course
  • Approximately 12 on-site assessment visits per year
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (7 days at college for each, if required)
  • Off the job training will count for at least 20% of an apprentice’s time at work

Qualifications included:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths

End Point Assessment:

  • Knowledge test
  • Portfolio based interview
  • Project/improvement presentation

What will apprentices learn?

  • Understands organisational purpose, activities, aims, values, vision for the future, resources and the way that the political/economic environment affects the organisation
  • Knows organisational structure and demonstrates understanding of how their work benefits the organisation. Knows how they fit within their team and recognises how their skills can help them to progress their career
  • Has a practical knowledge of managing stakeholders and their differing relationships to an organisation. This includes internal and external customers, clients and/or suppliers. Liaises with internal/external customers, suppliers or stakeholders from inside or outside the UK. Engages and fosters relationships with suppliers and partner organisations
  • Understands laws and regulations that apply to their role including data protection, health & safety, compliance etc. Supports the company in applying the regulations.
  • Understands the organisation's internal policies and key business policies relating to sector
  • Understands the applicability of business principles such as managing change, business finances and project management

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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