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ABOUT BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, ACCOUNTANCY AND HOUSING

Fancy a career that's more office-based? A career in Business, Management, Accountancy and Housing could be the perfect path for you! 

A career in this area can vary within day-to-day tasks but it's important to be confident taking telephone calls, have some experience using Microsoft Office and have a great personality. Employers will look for qualifications in Maths and English but gaining experience can really help in this area of work. 

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LEVEL 2
HOUSING/PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

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LEVEL 3
HOUSING/PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

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LEVEL 4
SENIOR HOUSING/PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

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LEVEL 2
CUSTOMER SERVICE PRACTITIONER

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LEVEL 3
CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST

Category Preview - <h4>LEVEL 2<br><strong>ACCOUNTS/FINANCE ASSISTANT</strong></h4>

LEVEL 2
ACCOUNTS/FINANCE ASSISTANT

Category Preview - <h4>LEVEL 3<br><strong>ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT</strong></h4>

LEVEL 3
ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT

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LEVEL 3
TEAM LEADER / SUPERVISOR

Category Preview - <h4>LEVEL 3<br><strong>BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR</strong></h4>

LEVEL 3
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURS

Skills in this area can vary, but for a basic admin role you can expect employers to seek these skills in a potential employee:

  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • the ability to work well with others
  • the ability to work on your own
  • to be flexible and open to change
  • excellent verbal communication skills
  • customer service skills
  • to be able to use a computer and the main software packages competently

You may have a role which could be customer-facing such as being on reception or even a position where you are out and about dealing with housing customers. 

Business, management and media is a vast area with a variety of apprenticeships available but they are great routes to progression! 

 

CAREER PATH AND PROGRESSION

In this area there are so many great roles you can progress into! Many of these are often management.

You could become an office manager, marketing manager, team leader, sales manager or more! 

With further training, you could specialise in an area like legal, financial or medical administration.

CHECK OUT NAILA'S STORY

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  • 28th April 2022

Manufacturing Apprenticeship Success with Zara Hale at Churchill China

Zara Hale, 18, from Biddulph in Stoke-On-Trent, is currently exceeding expectations at Churchill China working in the Stone Casting department as an apprentice. Zara started her journey on the construction skills pre-apprenticeship programme with Achieve Training after realising college was not for her. 

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  • 21st April 2022

From Apprentice to Management : A success story with Nicola Hudson

Nicola Hudson, 29, from Stoke-on-Trent, has been on an incredible journey with Achieve Training. As we celebrate 40 years in business, Nicola's journey has gone full circle, from first starting as an apprentice, to excelling and becoming a Wellbeing Development Manager in her role today - 10 years after she first joined the company. This is her story in her own words.

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  • 28th February 2022

Maintenance Operations success with Harry Brammer

Congratulations to Harry Brammer for achieving a Distinction in his Level 2 Maintenance Operations Apprenticeship (which is now known as Property Maintenance Level 2).

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  • 17th February 2022

From Business Skills to Business Administration Apprenticeship

Benjamin Mellor, 17, from Bignall End, Stoke-On-Trent is currently excelling his business skills at LA International in Trentham as a Business Administration Level 3 Apprentice. Just months into his apprenticeship journey with Achieve Training, Ben is already getting recognised by his team members since starting in November 2021 at LA International working alongside the Security and Data Input team.    

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  • 6th February 2022

Fast-track Success with Lewis Whitehurst at Holdcroft Heating

Lewis Whitehurst, 16 from Baddeley Green, Stoke-on-Trent is currently exceeding on his journey as a Level 3 gas engineering apprentice just months into his journey at Achieve Training. Lewis is currently working closely alongside the team at Holdcroft Heating in Burslem embarking on a fantastic career servicing boilers, water heaters, breakdowns, fitting fireplaces and practicing brickwork and plastering.

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  • 26th November 2021

Dylan Warren, From Apprentice to Tutor at Achieve Training

Dylan Warren, 27, has come full circle returning to Achieve Training as a Joinery Tutor. Having loved his experience so much as a teenager, Dylan wanted to give other young people the skills and same inspiring experience he had on his career journey. 

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