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Business Administration Apprentice Star Refrigeration

To provide a high standard of administrative support to branch/department and maintain a positive company image when dealing with customers by phone or in person.

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

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Closing date: 17 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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 - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday, 8.00am - 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Accurate input of labour and material costs to IFS
  • Raise and receipt purchase orders in IFS
  • Awareness of invoice processing
  • Scan and assemble supporting documentation
  • Answer calls in a professional manner and direct appropriately
  • Welcome visitors to company premises
  • Preparation of correspondence, reports/minutes in company style
  • Use of IFS system
  • Increase knowledge of IFS processes
  • Collate information and present in the required format using Microsoft applications
  • Identify scope for improvement opportunities
  • Maintain paper/electronic filing systems
  • Deal with incoming and outgoing mail
  • Develop understanding of company documentation
  • Understanding of Star administration procedures
  • Maintain safe working practices and quality standards

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good ICT skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Excellent communication and telephone manner
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Willing to listen and learn
  • Flexible
  • Personable and presentable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade 4/C or above in English, maths and ICT

Future prospects

  • Permanent full time employment

About the employer

Star Refrigeration are the UK's largest independent industrial refrigeration engineering company. Founded in 1970, Star have been pioneering natural refrigeration and heating technology for the benefit of our customers, staff and environment alike.

Star are a total solutions provider, working in partnership with customers, from design through to commissioning and maintenance. Our cooling solutions enable end users to reduce energy consumption, increase efficiency and drive down lifecycle operating costs.


Star Refrigeration


Unit C6

Brookside Business Park


M24 1GS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oldham Engineering Group Training Association Limited (The)


Melanie Bailey 0161 624 5360

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • The training programme will last for approximately 18 months and will consist of work based learning with ongoing assessments and development of knowledge, skills and behaviour in preparation for a final end point assessment where skills and knowlege are assessed against industry-set criteria
  • Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT will form part of the training programme if relevent grades in GCSE have not already been achieved

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Once OTC have received the application a member of the recruitment team will make contact to arrange the next stage of the process.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Nov 2021