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Business Admin Apprentice - Chorley Group Burnley +

Vacancies           1
Company            Chorley Group Burnley
Location             Burnley
Hours                  Monday – Friday, 8:30am  – 5pm
Hourly Rate      £3.50 per hour

Founded as a family business back in 1988, Chorley Group have grown into an award winning automotive organisation operating internationally with six key dealerships and four franchises across the North-West of England including Chorley, Burnley, Blackpool, Preston and Wigan.
We have a great opportunity in our Burnley Branch Service Department for a Service Advisor. The main duties of the role are:

  • Telephone Bookings needing accurate recording of customer details, jobs required, arrival dates and times and record accordingly
  • Prepare customer packs with job related paperwork ready for collection
  • Greet customers on arrival and confirm customer details. Complete relevant paperwork associated with customer job and process payments
  • Contact customers about services & mots due and parts information
  • Ensure job cards are completed with additional vehicle details that are missing
  • Dealing with any email enquiries/bookings
  • Filing and general office duties.

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Confidence on the telephone
  • Smart appearance.
Business Admin Apprentice - St. Barnabas & St Paul’s Primary School +

Vacancies           1
Company            St. Barnabas & St Paul’s Primary School
Location             Blackburn
Hours                  37 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 8am  – 4pm
Hourly Rate      Up to £5.50 per hour for the right person

This is a great opportunity for an Apprentice to work with us as an Office Administrator on an Administration Apprenticeship.

This Apprenticeship is suitable for someone who is looking to start a career in Business Administration but has little or no experience, or recent school/college/sixth form leavers. Due to the nature of the Apprenticeship, full training will be provided and we would expect the successful candidate to be committed to their own Continuing Professional Development.

A permanent position might be available for the right person following successful completion of the apprenticeship process if budget allows. So, you’ve guessed it – we want a dynamic, friendly, driven and professional new colleague to join our committed team, working out of our beautiful & unique office, based here in Blackburn.

We were graded OUTSTANDING in our recent Ofsted inspection in March 2017. See the full report and more about our school on our website

The Role
Zimpli Kids are looking for an Apprentice to join our Accounts team based in Great Harwood. This is an exciting, ideal opportunity for someone wanting to start their career in Accounting. Zimpli Kids will pay for the successful candidate to complete the AAT qualification.

Additional Information Essential

  • English & Mathematics GCSE or equivalent
  • Good communicator both spoken and written English
  • Diligence/Organisation
  • Completing tasks on time
  • Excellent understanding of ICT and in particular ‘Microsoft Office’
  • Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Polite telephone manner.

Personal qualities

  • Reliable, honest and trustworthy
  • Friendly and easy to get on with
  • Well organised
  • Confident and outgoing
  • Smart appearance
  • Sense of humour.


Well, apart from the genuine satisfaction of doing something unique, learning new skills, gaining a new qualification and enjoying being a key member of an outstanding school, you will probably be interested in some of the following things:

  • Salary –range from £3.50 – £5.50 per hour – £5,450 – £8,600 per annum
  • School holidays
  • Exceptionally friendly and helpful colleagues, lovely working environment
  • Exceptionally well behaved children
  • Constant challenge, flexibility, support & everything in between
  • St Barnabas & St Paul’s CEP School is a great place to work
  • Hours of work are 8am-4pm
Apprentice Accounts Administrator (AAT) - Zimpli Kids +

Vacancies           1
Company            Zimpli Kids
Location             Great Harwood
Hours                  37 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 9am  – 5pm
Hourly Rate      £3.50 per hour

About us
Zimpli Kids is a rapidly expanding manufacturer of innovative children’s toys that are sold throughout the world in key markets including; Germany, Spain, Italy, UK, USA, Canada, Poland, Japan and many more. Zimpli Kids offer a range of exciting and unique children’s products including the best selling Gelli Baff and Slime Baff.

The Role
Zimpli Kids are looking for an Apprentice to join our Accounts team based in Great Harwood. This is an exciting, ideal opportunity for someone wanting to start their career in Accounting. Zimpli Kids will pay for the successful candidate to complete the AAT qualification.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Answering and dealing with phone calls
  • Producing sales invoices and sending to customers
  • Chasing payments and taking card payments over the phone
  • Use of accounting programme, Xero, on a daily basis
  • Processing orders on our Internal System
  • Liaising with our 3PL in the US
  • Checking packing lists
  • Matching invoices to purchase orders
  • General Accounts Admin and Adhoc duties as required.

Skills and qualities

  • Ideally the candidate will have completed an accounts based course at college
  • Computer literate with good Microsoft office skills, particularly Excel
  • Self motivated with excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail and very well organised
  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
Business Admin Apprentice – The Women's Centre +

Vacancies           1
Company            The Women’s Centre
Location             Burnley
Hours                  37 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 9am  – 5pm
Hourly Rate      £3.50 per hour

The post holder will be responsible for all general administration duties associated with working in the reception of a busy office including providing administrative support to any member of staff working at the Centre and to manage volunteers and other small projects as required for the smooth day to day running of the Centre.

General duties

  • To undertake all general admin duties including correspondence, filing and maintenance of the IT system
  • To answer telephone calls, take messages and signpost callers onto the relevant department
  • Check answerphone for messages and distribute to staff every morning
  • Ensure mail has correct postage attached and take to post box each evening
  • Ensure effective management of appointment and booking systems
  • Ensure Training Course Booking Sheets are correct and manage bookings
  • Ensure Training Rooms are adequately stocked for tutors and set out as required
  • Expected to relate positively to other team members and volunteers
  • To work flexibly as and when required and provide admin support to other team members where necessary
  • To work within the policies and procedures of Lancashire Women’s Centre and uphold this ethos at all times.


  • To ensure the Centre is kept clean & tidy at all times
  • To be responsible for getting rid of waste – bins/recycling on a weekly basis
  • To monitor stationery and resources ensuring there is adequate stocks on Reception and in offices (including photocopier toner/signing in sheets/course programmes etc)
  • To ensure all fire checks are carried out, adhering to the timescales set out in the Health & Safety policy
  • Prepare the Training Room and Meeting Rooms for events and other meetings.


AAT Accounting Apprentice - TaxAssist Accountants +

Vacancies           1
Company            TaxAssist Accountants
Location             Colne
Hours                  37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 9am  – 5:30pm
Hourly Rate      £3.50 per hour

Working under supervision initially but eventually taking direct responsibility for serving businesses and individuals by maintaining their accounting records and submitting their accounts and tax returns, while also responding promptly to client queries and assisting other team members as required.

Job description

Preparing and submitting accounting information including:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll
  • VAT Returns
  • Company Accounts
  • Company Tax Computations
  • Personal Tax Returns
  • Handle client queries, identify and resolve issues on own initiative
  • Use IT systems efficiently and maintain neat client files
  • Work as part of close-knit team

Person specification

  • Teamworker
  • Strong customer-service
  • Humility
  • Takes responsibility
  • Completer-finisher

Skills required

  • Proven numeracy and IT skills
  • Workplace experience preferred
  • Accounting experience desirable

Qualifications required

  • At least 5 GSCEs A*-C including maths & english
  • A-levels desirable


After successfully completing the AAT qualification, we can support training to gain the Chartered Accountancy qualification, to become a permanent staff member and to progress to a senior client manager.

Business Admin Apprentice – Triscan Systems +

Vacancies           1
Company            Triscan Systems
Location             Accrington
Hours                  Mon-Thurs 8.30am-4.45pm, Fri 8.30am-3.30pm  – 37.5 hours per week
Hourly Rate      £4.11 per hour/£154.12 per week

A local company, Triscan Systems are the UK’s leading fuel management provider.  We’ve been manufacturing and installing fuel management systems to a wide range of customers in the commercial transport sector for over 30 years. This is an exciting opportunity to join the business world and earn while you learn.  On the job training will be supplemented by day release with a local training provider leading to an Apprenticeship in Business Administration.

Key Responsibilities

Undertake administration duties including:

  • Maintain company records via data input
  • Managing incoming and outgoing post
  • Booking overnight accommodation for staff
  • Answer telephone calls, direct appropriately or deal with routine enquiries
  • Assist with organising meetings and events
  • Meet and greet visitors, provide refreshments
  • Maintain stocks of office supplies
  • Photocopying, filing, shredding

Person specification

  • Minimum of GCSE at C or above in English and Maths
  • Organised
  • Detail oriented and accurate
  • Articulate and a good communicator
  • Experienced with Microsoft Excel


There is the possibility of further training and ultimately a permanent post.

Quality Administration Apprentice – Caligen Foam +

Vacancies            1
Company            Caligen Foam 
Location             Accrington
Hours                  Monday – Friday, 30 hours per week
Hourly Rate       TBC

Over all purpose of the job

Caligen Foam is part of the Vita Cellular Foams group (Technical foams division) and we specialise in the design development, manufacture and conversion of technical foams global applications such as Automotive (cars), Medical and Hygiene, Marine and other industrial markets. You will be required to develop administrative and technical skills in order to enhance product quality, service level and efficiency of processes & business systems. (I.E Quality Management systems & Environment management systems). You will support the Quality Engineers & Quality Manager in continues improvement activities and through the day release at college, hone your own technical, administrative, continuous improvement and project management skills. As we operate predominantly in the automotive market, on-the-job training in activities of your typical week, in addition to your part time studying.

Key Responsibilities

  1. To attend college Via day release in order to attain:
    • NVQ 2 & 3 in Business Administration
    • After successful completion of the above, specific professional training such as HNC/D in Quality & Project Management as well as other professional courses will be made available.
  2. Support the Quality Assurance team with projects, fault finding & problem solving, customer complaint management, business management systems development, managing change and various administrative functions.
  3. Assist in the maintenance of records of quality assurance documentation.
  4. Prepare, maintain and update SOP’s, Work instructions and training documents.
  5. Assist the quality manager and Quality Engineers with auditing of processes and departments.
  6. Develop and Monitor key performance indicators.
  7.  Participate in the study operations and processes and recommend changes to improve methods, procedures and operational efficiency.
  8. Develop and maintain excellent relationship’s with colleagues, customers, suppliers and stakeholders.

Health & Safety

  1. The post holder will undertake their duties and responsibilities in full accordance with the company’s Health & Safety Policy and Procedures. Development & Learning
  2. The post holder will be responsible for their attendance on day release training in the following disciplines:
    • NVQ 2 & 3 in Business Administration
    • After successful completion of the above, specific professional training such as HNC/D in Quality & Project Management as well as other professional courses will be made available.

Education/ Training

  • 5 GCSE’s graded A-C (must include Maths and English Language)
  • Good IT skills in relation to all Microsoft packages.


Any working experience with referees made available, will be an advantage when applying.

Experience of team working and/or extracurricular study will be an advantage when applying.


We don’t expect you to have any specific knowledge, but we are looking for somebody who is very keen to develop themselves into a professional role within a successful global business.

Key Capabilities / Skills

  • Effective communicator
  • Good team player
  • Self-motivated with enthusiasm and drive
  • Willingness to undergo training.
AAT (Accounting) Apprentice - Aldred Consultancy Ltd +

Vacancies            1
Company            Aldred Consultancy Ltd 
Location             Ramsbottom
Hours                  Monday – Friday, 30 hours per week
Hourly Rate        £3.50 per hour

The business , is a well established  professional accountancy practice, offering an accountancy apprenticeship, to a candidate looking to start and progress a career in accountancy. The main function of this role is to support the owners, who are providing a wide range of accountancy services to a wide range of clients. Full training will be given in book-keeping, payroll, client management. This will include inputting financial data into computerised accountancy systems, including Sage and Sage payroll. The role will include a variety of administration duties including keeping client files in order, and contacting companies to chase missing information.

Other duties required to support a busy office environment, will including some occasional refreshment and light cleaning duties. The apprenticeship offers an excellent opportunity for the right candidate, to start on a successful accountancy career.

Skills Required 

Excellent computer skills and experience of spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel) with the desire to learn other computerised accountancy skills. Good interpersonal skills and self-motivated individual with a positive attitude.  The ability to work accurately with an eye for detail, numeracy and good organisation.

Personal Qualities 

Conscientious and methodical approach to work.  Good verbal and written communication skills.  Smart and business-like appearance. Being a professional office, we require a candidate of smart appearance.

Qualifications Required 

GCSE Maths and English Grade A – C

Future Career Prospects

Subject to a successful apprenticeship there is an excellent opportunity for employment by the company.  In addition further option to study accountancy based qualifications may be offered.

Sales Administration Apprentice - Caligen Foam +

Vacancies            1
Company             Caligen Foam
Location               Accrington
Hours                   Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Hourly Rate        £4.25 per hour

Vita Cellular Foams (UK) Limited is the UK’s leading manufacturer of polyurethane foam. Part of the Vita Group’s Technical Foams portfolio, Caligen Foam, based in Accrington, Lancashire is a major supplier of foam to the automotive, industrial and hygiene markets. The Company is offering an exciting challenge for a Sales Admin Apprentice. Working as part of a small team, you will be responsible for answering and dealing with telephone enquiries, data inputting, sales order processing, checking and monitoring stock levels and general administration duties.

Skills Required 

A good telephone manner with excellent communication, IT, numeracy and literacy Skills.

Personal Qualities 

Working as part of a dynamic team the successful candidate will demonstrate a positive enthusiastic attitude and be highly self motivated.  Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

Qualifications Required 

GCSE Maths and English Grade A – C

Additional Information 

There is the chance of a permanent job at the end of the apprenticeship for the right applicant

Business Administration Apprentice - Cheetham Jackson +

Vacancies            1
Company             Cheetham Jackson
Location               Clitheroe
Hours                   Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Hourly Rate        £3.40 per hour plus bonus

Main Duties

Preparation of packs for clients, processing documents, contacting clients for meetings, update and maintain client database, supporting with events, putting together personal financial folders for clients, maintenance of office, postal duties, involvement in meetings.

Skills Required

  • Knowledge/experience of powerpoint, excel and word
  • Organisational skills
  • Time management
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Warm and friendly personality
  • Smart, professional appearance
  • Reliable and diligent
  • Good Sense of client care and desire

Qualifications Required

GCSE Maths and English Grade A – C

Additional Information

  • £3.40 per hour starting salary to be reviewed and increased for the right person.
  • Monthly bonuses.
  • Perk boxes including discount vouchers and more.
Business Administration Apprentice - East Lancs Chamber of Commerce +

Vacancies            1
Company             East Lancs Chamber of Commerce
Location               Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington
Hours                   Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Hourly Rate        The salary is negotiable upon experience


Job Description

Chamber of Commerce is looking for an individual who is educated to level 3 for an exciting position within a dynamic area of the business.  If you have strong administration skills, an attention to detail and a flair for working with people we want to hear from you. An interest in marketing would be a distinct advantage. Training, development and mentoring will be provided. Excellent opportunities to progress within the East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce. Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • To support the operations team with all administration, picking up enquiries and use our website analysis to track new enquiries, this will lead to follow up calls and or emails.
  • Use social media to promote our services and linked in.
  • Using our CRM you will be able to:
    • Update registers and attendance for all centres
    • Input exam results for all centres
    • Monitor attendance and generate reports
  • To be trained to raise invoices
  • Attend events were necessary to support Business Development Team
  • Support the commercial team and chamber were necessary

Qualifications Required

  • Level 3 or equivalent

Personal Qualities

Organized, reliable, willing to learn new skills, trustworthy, good time keeping and personable.


  • Able to work on their own initiative, confident telephone skills, ability to use word and excel
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Good communication skills
Customer Service / Reception Apprentice +

Vacancies            1
Company              Better Bodies Gym
Location               Blackburn
Hours                    Mon – Sunday, approx. 30-40 hours per week
Hourly Rate        £4 per hour

Key Duties

  • Meet and Greet customers in the gym
  • Use the internal booking system
  • Deal with all membership enquiries
  • Answer customer queries via email/social media and telephone

Skills Required

  • Interest in health and fitness
  • Able to interact with all customers

Personal Qualities

  • Good Timekeeping
  • Mature attitude
  • Hardworking
Business Administration Apprentice - Technocure +

Vacancies            1
Company              Technocure
Location               Clayton-le-Moors
Hours                    Mon – Friday, 9am – 5.30pm
Hourly Rate        £4 per hour

Job Role/Duties

  • Working with the sales director booking appointments and using the in house computer system
  • Creating documents and updating Social Media
  • Answering customer queries
  • Administration duties

Skills Required

  • Familiar with Microsoft office
  • Good communication skills
  • Good Telephone Manner

Personal Qualities

  • Self Motivated
  • Good Telephone Manner
  • Pleasant
Administrative Support Assistant - Darwen Aldridge Community Academy +

Vacancy: Administrative Support Assistant 
Darwen Aldridge Community Academy

Positions Available: 1
Location Darwen

Weekly Wage National Apprenticeships Wage

Hours per Week: 37 hours per week, term-time (Mon–Thur: 8.00-4.00; Fri: 8.00-3.30; 7.30 a.m. start required during examination periods).


The Purpose of the Job:

  • To assist in the provision of an administrative support service for teaching and learning across the Academy.


The post-holder will be a member of the Curriculum Support Team and Student Services Team and as such will be responsible to the Curriculum Support Team Leader and Student Services Team Leader and through her/him to the Vice-Principal (Curriculum) and the Principal. The post-holder’s day-to-day duties will be directed and supervised by the Curriculum Support Team Leader and Student Services Team Leader.


There is an expectation that the post-holder will support the ethos of the Academy, and will work towards the Academy’s aims as expressed in the Academy Quality Improvement Plan and other relevant documentation.

Specific Responsibilities:

Providing administrative support to support teams as required, including:-

  • Typing, filing, photocopying and data entry.
  • Ordering of equipment and consumables.
  • Maintaining databases.
  • Writing letters.
  • Taking minutes of meetings.
  • Assisting at events outside school hours etc. parents evening where possible.
  • Assisting Pastoral Managers and Sixth Form team with admin duties.
  • Assisting on Reception.
  • Undertaking of any other technical or administrative support duties required by teaching or other staff on a daily or ad-hoc basis.
  • Providing help setting up rooms for examinations.
  • Invigilation of exams.
  • Assisting the Curriculum Support Team Leader with the deployment of supply staff.


  • In the event of short-term staff absence, provision of administrative support in other areas of the school.
    • Any other duties appropriate to the post, as negotiated with the Curriculum Support Team Leader and Student Services Team Leader or other senior staff.


You will be expected to undertake development and training appropriate to the post.

Sales Trainee - Utility Smart Ltd. +

Ref No:                 NA

Vacancies            4
Company              Utility Smart Ltd
Location               Bacup
Hours                    Up to 40hrs including college work


Sales Trainee’s: ATTENTION!

We are looking for apprentices of 18 years and older to join our sales team and be part of the ever increasing energy market.

The role is telephone intensive and requires a motivated individual with a genuine desire for success.

There is an excellent amount of scope for promotions and pay increases and generous uncapped commissions.

  • First year OTE: £15,500+
  • Second year OTE: £18,000+
  • Third year OTE: £25,000+
  • NVQ in sales.
  • Valuable knowledge of the UK energy market.
  • Lucrative career opportunity.

Job Type: Full-time


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