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Business Administrator Apprentice POLYLINE GROUP LIMITED

To work on sage - uploading orders and arranging transport for delivery of goods, arranging labelling for the appropriate carrier, and checking that all goods are delivered in a timely manner. Also, send out proof of delivery to customers and order acknowledgments. Along with the day-to-day paperwork and filing and answering phone enquiries.

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Closing date: 21 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Main duties will include:

  • To work on Sage uploading orders and information and arranging order acknowledgement were necessary
  • Arranging appropriate carrier for delivery of goods - Parcelforce, Tufnell’s - Graylaw etc
  • Liaise with warehouse - labelling appropriate parcels ready for collection
  • Checking that all deliveries are delivered as promised and arranging to send out proof of deliveries when requested
  • Responsible for filing all paperwork which includes the customer purchase orders and delivery notes - in numerical order
  • Sending out invoices and statements to customers
  • Answering calls and dealing with enquiries

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good telephone skills
  • Can work under pressure and their own initiative
  • Have some knowledge of sage preferred but we will provide training

Personal qualities

  • Professional 
  • Positive attitude
  • Friendly

Desired qualifications

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Future prospects

We are a growing business and have just extended our warehouse capacity and are moving into new offices on the 1st of July 2021. There will be the opportunity to develop into other parts of the business.

Things to consider

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About the employer

Polycon Water Management specialises in manufacturing, sourcing and distributing all types of surface water drainage. Our unique look at the market ensures we can supply a wide range of surface water solutions to specifiers, architects, engineers and contractors.

We are constantly looking to manufacture and source new products in order to satisfy market demands as well keeping ahead of market changes. Our design team can provide hydraulic solutions which are innovative and cost effective and we will always offer a solution and the correct product for any application.




Foundry Lane Units 4&8



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Riverside College


Cait Power 0151 2572800

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

This will require classroom training for 1 day every fortnight during term time at our Riverside College (Kingsway) campus.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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