Commercial Apprentice - Chartered Manager Degree

1 Skerne Road, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6EP
£11,133.72 annually
01 Feb 2021
24 Feb 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
The Commercial Apprenticeship is designed to be flexible to give a broad introduction to the business while encouraging academic development with day release to university to study towards the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship. The first two years of training concentrate on ensuring that the apprentice is familiar with all aspects of the business while the final two years of the apprenticeship focus their development on the designated area that the apprentice will make their career in.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Training in the individual departments can include: • HR; Absence, Training & Recruitment, Labour control, H&S, etc. • Sales; costing, quotation analysis, negotiation skills, etc. • Purchase; supplier management, negotiation skills, cost reduction, etc. • Finance; Purchase & Sales ledger, cost analysis, profit & loss, budget forecasts, asset control, etc. • Production Control; planning, forecasting, build plans, timing schedules, customer relations, etc. • Operations overview
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Once qualified, many Apprentices receive sponsorship from the Company to study for degrees and other higher qualifications, which can enable them to develop their careers into a more senior role within the business. Many of the successful applicants that have joined the Company on the apprentice scheme have worked their way up through the ranks to some of the most senior positions within the Company and due to this apprentices are held in very high regard within the Company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent other (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Business (Grade C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Other (Grade C or above) Essential

Things to consider

We are looking for people who are looking for a long term career so we expect a proactive attitude to learning and a desire from you to progress your own development. You have to complete an application form which is then assessed and based on the information you provide you may then be invited to an assessment day.

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