Weekly Pay

Apprenticeship Duration
12 Months

Closing Date
17th June 2018

Business Administration Apprentice

Brief overview of the role

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established organisation. Your role will include duties such as answering calls, dealing with enquiries, general administration responding to emails and much more.

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week

      • Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

Vacancy description

General Duties:
Administrator required to help assist the team complete administrative tasks such as:
• To answer the telephone within a timely manner
• Transfer calls to the appropriate person
• Take messages including callers name and telephone number
• Email details of the message to the appropriate person.
• Maintaining paper and electronic personnel files
• Sending and receiving e-mails
• Producing and distributing automatic reports from software
• Conducting audits across all departments of the company
• General administration, such as filing
• Maintaining reports on excel
Team skills:
• Provide appropriate administrative support to colleagues  as necessary
• Project a positive image of oneself and the company to others
• Data Inputting.
• Carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Presentable
  • Good telephone manner
  • Knowledge of Microsoft packages and good I.t Skills

Personal qualities

• Willing to learn

• Keen and hard working

• Exceptional timekeeping

• Confident

• Polite

• Friendly

• Courteous

• Creative thinking

• Independent Enquiry

Desired qualifications

Ideally English and Mathematics GCSE at grade A-C or Level 2 equivalent, however, all shortlisted applicants will be invited to the training centre to participate in a recruitment event where Literacy and Numeracy will be assessed.

Future prospects

Outstanding prospects for a genuine career with A Lewis and Son, if the candidate works hard and proves to be an asset to the company there is every possibility to progress to full-time position

Questions for candidates

First question

Why do you feel you would be suitable for this role?

Second question

Can you get to the location of this role on time, Monday to Friday?

About the employer


A Lewis & Sons Ltd


Since becoming established in 1899, Lewis’s Bakery has exceeded customer expectations by providing a range of delicious baked goods. Based in the Northfield area of Birmingham, Lewis’s Bakery holds traditional values but offers a modern outlook. We deliver to up to 150 customers throughout Birmingham and the West Midlands, providing fresh baked bread and rolls which can be frozen for convenience. Although we primarily supply to the hospitality and catering industry, we welcome enquiries from other sectors. Through being accredited by The British Retail Consortium, we can assure you that all of our produce is of a high standard and you will not be disappointed.

Training to be provided

At the end of your training, you will be required to complete an End Point Assessment to showcase what you have learnt throughout your apprenticeship.

Once the End Point Assessment has been completed and passed, you will achieve a Level 3 Business Administrator qualification.

Within the standard training, you will learn the knowledge, skills, behaviours and attitudes that are required for Business Administration. This will be met and assessed by a range of classroom taught modules, on and off-the-job training, and within the workplace, you will demonstrate your competence through the performance of tasks.

Functional Skills English and Maths Level 2 may also be undertaken if required, for learners to have the opportunity to improve Literacy and Numeracy.

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