Apprentice Business Administrator

Business Administration

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Date Posted: 13/11/2019

Expiry Date: 31/01/2020

Vacancy reference: 1587078

Wage: £10,335 (per annum)

Location: York

Apprenticeship Type/Name: Business Administration Apprentice

Working week/hours: Monday - Friday. 09.00am - 17.00pm (with half an hour lunch break) Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration: 15 Months Maximum with future full time position available for the right candidate.

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate (Level 2)


Qualifications required:

  • Good IT skills including experience of Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel
  • GCSE A-C or levels 4-9.

Desired skills:
  • Good communication skills - written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Team player yet able to work independently when required
  • Good keyboard skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Proficient in Microsoft packages
Personal qualities:
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Demonstrate having worked well in a team
  • A willingness to learn
  • A good sense of humour
  • A good listener and communicator both orally and written
  • An interest in some experience in travel in Europe
  • A desire to forge a career in the travel industry
  • Conscientious
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Interest in travel

Training provided:

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Personal Learning & Thinking skills
  • Employee Responsibilities and Rights
  • All training to be delivered in the workplace and on a one to one basis with tutor/assessor support. with an opportunity to come along to class if required
  • Functional skills if required
Apprenticeship framework - Business and Administration the training provider is YH Training Services.


The apprenticeship role provides a wide ranging administrative and office support function to facilitate the efficient operation of the business. A key role with this growing company, the apprentice is expected to gain knowledge of and become proficient in all aspects of the day-today operation of the business.

  • Recording all new enquiries and keeping records up to date
  • Maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the customer database
  • Liaising with customers over the phone and via email regarding aspects of their booking enquiry
  • Liaising with suppliers over the phone and via email with regards to services booked
  • Taking an initial holiday enquiry over the phone from a customer
  • Assisting in preparing a quotation for the customer
  • Making any relevant bookings with suppliers
  • Adding booked customers to the Travel Trade Association insurance scheme
  • Updating financial records
  • Preparing and sending a written holiday booking confirmation to the customer
  • Preparing the holiday documents (tickets, itinerary, rail information, maps etc.)
  • Recording customer information for the independent review site Feefo and uploading this to the Feefo website
  • Maintaining confidentiality in all aspects of customer, staff and company information
  • Carrying out any other reasonable duties as required
  • At all times follow the company processes and guidelines


Name: Avril Deighton


Phone number: 01904 666713

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