Business Administration Apprentice

  • Vacancy Title
  • Business Administration Apprentice
  • Company
  • AFI-Group
  • Reference Number
  • JUL20212596
  • Location
  • Rothwell
  • Closing Date
  • 17/08/2021
  • Job Description
  • Business Administration Apprentice NVQ level  3 – Rothwell (Leeds)

    This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join the AFI Group, one of the UK’s largest Powered Access Hire companies, and start on the path to a successful and rewarding career within our specialist ‘operated’ division (Wilson Access).

    We will provide the successful applicant with a structured programme of training, leading to valuable NVQ qualifications, along with many other practical skills.

    Salary is based on the National Apprenticeship rate - £4.30 / hr + benefits (for the first 12 months, after which the rate is dependent on age).

    The Role and Ideal Candidate:

    • Work towards NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration
    • Valuable practical experience working on a busy Hire Desk, hiring out our range of specialist access equipment.
    • You will gain experience in performing general office duties such as customer service, answering the phone, raising hire contracts, corresponding via email, purchasing etc.
    • You will also be given job specific training to become a Hire Desk Controller, a recognised career path with excellent progression prospects
    • You will be outgoing and have excellent communication skills
    • You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the role
    • You must be a team player and take instruction well
    • You must have a good telephone manner and computer skills

    AFI Group is a leading provider of access solutions, from the hire and purchase of access equipment, to accredited training and service / maintenance of machines. With a current network of 27 hire locations across the UK, AFI has a strong emphasis on Health and Safety and is proud to hold various accreditations (ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO18001, 5* Achilles BuildingConfidence, Gold RoSPA award – to name a few).

    We offer an excellent benefits package:

    • 23 days holidays per year rising to 25, plus statutory holidays
    • Inclusion in a monthly profit share scheme
    • An auto-enrolment pension scheme with employer contributions (from aged 22, but voluntary enrolment can be made before this age. Opt-out available)
    • Death-in-Service benefit of 2 x salary
    • Healthcare Cash Plan
    • AFI Rewards

    In addition we have invested in an excellent induction programme, and staff training (we currently hold a Gold Investors in People award).