Apprentice Business Administrator – ZH3039

Business Administration
Posted 3 months ago

Brief overview of the role

Are you looking to build a career in Business Administration? Within this role no day is the same as you will get a variety of work while you are learning the different aspects of the business. If so, then please apply now!!

Closing date

01 Feb 2019

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week

      • To be discussed at interview stage.

    • Total hours per week: 40.00
  • Weekly wage


  • Expected apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Feb 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Positions

    2 available

Vacancy description


Desirable Skills:

  • Good communication
  • Good organiser
  • Maths
  • Competent IT skills (Microsoft packages)
  • Problem solving
  • Flexible
  • Motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Team player


  • None required
  • Office and construction experience would be a benefit


  • Performance of this job will be evaluated monthly

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Manage and update the client database
  • Maximising sales and minimising cost
  • Quoting and estimating
  • Compiling picking lists for incoming orders
  • Programming Projects and Processing Orders
  • Communication with the installation teams, suppliers and customers
  • Liaising with potential and existing customers
  • Attend customer’s sites to meet with clients and see the installation progress
  • This list is not exhaustive

Equipment used:

  • PC installed with Microsoft software package including, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Audio-visual presentation equipment and other office based equipment

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Accurate estimating, and ordering of supplies
  • Effective communication
  • Productivity management
  • Self-development
  • A passion for continuous learning will be supported and encouraged
  • Strive to improve communication cycle, ensuring the message sent is always the message received
  • Seek out opportunities to work more efficiently
  • Always practice what you preach
  • Solve problems
  • During the day to day operation problems will arise and these need to be dealt with in a productive, effective way and in a timely manner
  • Develop new methods of working if necessary, and manage workloads effectively

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Good IT skills or some knowledge of IT already
  • Well presented
  • Excellent attitude and good manners
  • Good telephone manner as you will be talking to clients at some points on the phone

Personal qualities

  • Well presented, polite and well spoken

Desired qualifications

  • None as training will be provided

Future prospects

  • The successful candidate will achieve a Business Administration Level 3 qualification and there is a possibility of being offered a permanent role

Questions for candidates

First question

Why have you applied for the role?

Second question

How will you commute to the workplace?

About the employer


Underfloor Heating Supply Ltd

Disability Confident

Employer is not registered as Disability Confident


Underfloor Heating Supply is a leading provider and installer of underfloor heating and floor screed systems across the UK. Our staff has over 20 years of experience in this field. Underfloor Heating Supply provides equipment to Trade Professionals, Architects, Merchants and DIY customers and has established itself as a supplier of a quality range of equipment.


Armstrong House Unit US11

First Avenue



Training provider

Training to be provided

  • Qualification in Business Administration Standard Level 3
  • Functional Skills in ICT – level 2 (if GCSE A-C is not already achieved)
  • Functional Skills maths level 2 (if GCSE A-C is not already achieved)
  • Functional Skills English level 2 (if GCSE A-C is not already achieved)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Business Administrator

Training provider



  • Zoe Harrop
  • 01709 889868

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