Business Administration Apprentice Marpak Ltd

We are a family run business focused on success, but ability and attitude is rewarded. Our ideal candidate will be loyal and will grow into a customer service role as well as with the company.

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00 am - 4.00 pm, Friday 8.00 am - 3.00 pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


Reception duties :


  • Phone calls - in and out
  • Dealing with customers both in the UK and overseas, notably in France and Germany


Administrative duties:


  • Mail collection
  • Project work - ordering of parts for efficiency and improvement projects
  • Organising events such as Trade Shows and company social events
  • Liaising customer visits
  • Organising travel both in the UK and overseas
  • Stationary orders
  • Purchase orders

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Numeric

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Well presented
  • Robust character
  • Flexible

Qualifications required

Preferably good English and Maths GCSE grades or equivalent. Otherwise you will need to have achieved Functional Skills Entry 3 in both subjects by the end of the apprenticeship (if applicable).

Future prospects

A possible permanent position for the right candidate.

Things to consider

You have to be able to get to the company location in Leicester. You will attend Loughborough College as necessary. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW) : The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

We are a Trade Specialist in Carton Finishing. At Marpak, we live and breathe carton finishing. Our extensive production facilities based in the heart of Leicester are equipped with an impressive range of carton finishing machinery. Constant investment and training provide our highly skilled and experienced work force with the tools they need to excel in our core competencies.


Marpak Ltd


Harding Street



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Training provider

The Business Administration Apprenticeship will consist of :

  • NVQ
  • Functional Skills (if required) for ICT
  • ERR - Employer Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Loughborough College


Therese Zamirska 0791 718 3248

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2017