Business Administration and Finance Apprentice M & E ACCIDENT REPAIR CENTRE LTD

This is a fantastic opportunity for a hardworking, outgoing and reliable apprentice to join our team as a business and finance administrator. We are an established car accident repair specialist. The varied role will involve supporting different teams within the company, whilst working towards an Advanced Level 3 Business qualification.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary up to £15,000 per year depending on experience

    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

    Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm - 1 hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 39.75

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for a hardworking and reliable apprentice. Good communication is very important for this role. For the right apprentice, this role will lead to a permanent position.

With the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship, the role will include some of the following areas:

  • Calender Organisation
  • Vehicle claims file organisation
  • Booking and overseeing equipment services on our compliance diary
  • Booking customers vehicles on and off our site
  • Using Microsoft Packages, in particular Word and Excel and Outlook
  • Use of our own CRM Software
  • Data processing, including customer requests and orders
  • Data management and filing
  • Assisting all members of the team as and when required
  • Dealing with requests for information

Finance Admin;
(Due to funding regulations, you would only be expected to assist with business administration of such duties while learning their function and importance within the business)

  • Simple bookkeeping
  • Process invoices, receipts and payments
  • Assist in the accounts payable and receivable functions
  • Ensuring that the policies of the company are observed, and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities, and confidentiality

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which are relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.

The training you will be getting

As a Business Administration apprentice, you will complete the following qualifications as part of your apprenticeship:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • You will also develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work within an office environment
  • This apprenticeship is delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working time will be dedicated towards training and learning new skills
  • You will be allocated a tutor who will provide you with personal support and assessment at pre-arranged times
  • Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions
  • All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression onto a full-time post for the right applicant and possible progression onto the AAT apprenticeship for the correct candidate based on completion of the business admin apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent maths & English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Business or IT (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Ensure you can travel to the workplace on a daily basis.

About the employer

M&E Accident Repair Centre is an independent vehicle bodyshop based in Thurmaston, Leicester. We undertake all aspects of vehicle damage repair from small scuffs and scratches to large structural repairs and cater for all makes of cars, light commercial vehicles & vans. Established in 2013 M&E Accident Repair Centre is one of Leicester's most established car accident repair specialists, and have earned a great reputation in the local community for the high quality of repair work and first class customer service we provide. Our Thurmaston bodyshop, holds the BS10125 British Standard for vehicle body repair, along with numerous official manufacturer approvals, and we have also achieved preferred status with many of the UK’s leading insurance companies.





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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


Katrina Clarke

01924 470477

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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