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Business Administration Apprentice

Reference: JUL20212596
Expiry date: 17:30, 17 August 2021
Location: Rothwell
Salary: £4.30 Per Hour
Benefits: pension, healthcare, profit share

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
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  • 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).