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ATA Apprentice Business Admin Assistant - Ipswich IP3 9RR (MM) EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A Office/Business Admin Apprentice is required for a busy electrical wholesale and distribution centre. Working within the office completing General Administration tasks such as answering the phones, booking goods in/out and inputting data onto the IT System.

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Closing date: 26 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £214.00 - £410.00

  • Working week

    8am - 5pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Electric Center was formed in 2006 and as a company we seek to bring a new approach to customer service in the world of electrical wholesaling. We have been achieving this by harnessing the power of our local branch network, expertise and relationships with suppliers through over 80 branches that we have across the UK. Our aim is quite simple – to become the first-choice wholesaler for our customers whatever their requirements, large or small.

We are looking for a highly motivated apprentice to join our busy team as a Business Admin Apprentice.

After full training given your responsibilities will include:

  • Making telephone calls to new and existing customers with new products
  • Liaising with suppliers 
  • Ordering new products
  • Answering the phone
  • Filing /post
  • Photocopying
  • Completing general paperwork
  • Computer inputting
  • Producing and submitting invoices/purchase orders
  • Processing customers’ orders
  • Liaising with the warehouse staff on orders and timescales
  • Checking statements
  • Booking goods in and out
  • Helping out within the warehouse and Trade Counter if required/when busy

As an Apprentice EDA Apprenticeships Plus will employ the successful candidate on behalf of the Branch.

If you are looking for a job and qualification that will provide you with a valuable foundation for your future, then this is the role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Maths and English skills
  • Confident with people
  • Team player
  • Good communicator

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking team player who is self-motivated
  • Should be well presented and operate in a clean and tidy manner
  • Smart appearance
  • Friendly
  • Polite
  • Can follow procedures
  • Efficient
  • Flexible
  • Polite
  • Trustworthy
  • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

English and maths GCSE c/4 or above or equivalent is preferred.

Future prospects

Excellent opportunity for the right person upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

An Apprentice Training Agency who will employ the Apprentice on behalf of this Electrical Branch. This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading company.




6 Bluestem Road

Ransomes Industrial Estate



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Additional location information

Electric Center


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED


Michelle McCutcheon 07990002071

Completing a Business Admin Apprenticeship Lv3, comprising of:

  • NVQ
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills

The vocational and academic training aspects are separated and delivered by separate teams. The vocational training and assessment is conducted, more often than not, on site according to the employers wishes.

Notice of dates is agreed well in advance of a site visit. Training and assessment is conducted both on and off the job, according to the needs of the course and the learner. Every effort is made to ensure the best result is achieved by the learner.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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