Business Administration Apprentice NALA ENGINEERS LIMITED

Nala Engineering are looking for a Business Admin apprentice to join their team. The apprentice will work on reception, meeting and greeting customers, speak to customers on the telephone and producing invoices.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 37 hours per week flexible between the hours of 8am and 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Nala Engineering are looking for a Business Administration Apprentice to join their office team.  The apprentice will be involved in tasks such as;

  • Reception duties - meet and greet customers.
  • Answering the telephone and dealing with queries
  • Data Input
  • Invoicing
  • Booking travel and accommodation for engineers.
  • Purchasing
  • Other admin duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good IT Skills
  • Good spelling and grammar
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Well presented
  • Punctual
  • Confident in speaking to customers

Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) grade A-C in Maths and English would be advantageous but not essential.

Future prospects

Possibility of permanent employment and going on to complete further qualifications.

About the employer

Nala Engineers was established in 1979 by David Pollard and his wife Pat. The couple, along with their daughter, Nicola Duke, are the company’s directors. The company has traded under the same management since it was formed, and has built up a reputation for engineering excellence and quality workmanship and service within the industry. The company strategy has always been to build up lasting client relationships through quality installations and service. Our aim is for satisfied clients to continue to use Nala for all future projects. Most of our work is generated through repeat business or personal recommendation. Our team carries out work on a national basis and work regularly throughout the UK. We are proud of our loyal, highly trained and hard working engineers, whose quality workmanship and attention to detail results in customer satisfaction on contract completion. We always do everything possible to ensure our projects are completed on time, to the agreed specification and on budget. The company has extensive experience carrying out installations in the food and drink industry. Over the years Nala has carried out major works in Vaux Brewery, Scottish & Newcastle Brewery, Caterpillar, New Covent Garden Soup Company, Entek, Britvic Soft Drinks and Cumbrian Seafoods. In recent years, we have diversified into the retail sector and are currently working with Matalan, Aldi,  Travis Perkins and Wickes.




Tempest Road



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Training provider

Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration, and Functional Skills if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Durham College



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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017