Business Administration Apprentice Packaging Automation Ltd

This interesting apprenticeship is to provide administrative support as required across all areas of the business.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

A normal day would include:

  • Assisting the accounts, marketing and sales departments in varied tasks that will give you a complete understanding of the business.
  • Assisting customers and colleagues with problems that arise and offering practical and appropriate solutions.
  • Deal professionally, competently and courteously with customers, suppliers and colleagues.
  • Assisting Marketing: which include production of letters and quotes, database input, e.g. mail shots and promotional material.
  • Assisting Sales and project administrators. Make hotel and travel bookings.
    Reception duties operate the switch board, outgoing post and parcels. Greeting visitors.
  • Services and spares: supporting the desks as required
  • Accounts: To include filing, invoices and sales orders.

What you could go on to do
After the apprenticeship you will be able to work with a specific team within the organisation.

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Skills Company.

What will happen next?

New applicants to The Skills Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Wish to pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role
  • Positive attitude
  • Friendly
  • Reliable
  • Good timekeeper
  • Work under own initiative
  • Good team player

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English A-C or equivalent.

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Packaging automation is a family owned business. Well established engineering company that designs and manufactures a range of sealing, filling and ancillary equipment, primary for the food industry.


Packaging Automation Ltd



Montgomery Close


WA16 8XW

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Training provider

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining;

  • NVQ Level 2 qualification in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills (If required)
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017