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Apprentice Administrator The Plumbing Distribution Company Ltd

An excellent opportunity to join the team at Plumbing Distribution. You will learn all aspects of administration and be given the chance to develop and grow within the business.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00, with a 30-minute lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for a confident individual who be comfortable answering the telephone, taking messages & directing calls, filing, banking, data entry, ordering all office supplies, ensuring all equipment is ready to go, assisting the sales office and office manager to ensure all office duties are complete. You will learn the Sage accounting system as well as error reporting.

You will need to have good computer skills and will be introduced to software which will help you design and manage email campaigns, write letters, send emails, produce reports, input orders.

You will also be introduced to sales and marketing as well graphic design where you will look after social media and websites including ecommerce.

You will attend meetings and be part of the sales environment learning skills of how to introduce new products to customers whilst taking orders via telephone, email, fax etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of office and business etiquette
  • Good communication skills, with a good telephone manner

Personal qualities

Confident, happy disposition, friendly, eager to learn, easy to get along with, able to take direction and advice well.

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Permanent position for the right candidate upon completion of their apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Candidate must be able to travel to work on time due to the vacancy being based in a rural location with limited public transport.

Wage will be reviewed based on performance.

About the employer

"PDC" The Plumbing Distribution Company is a family run business started in 2006, we trade in plastic plumbing materials and provide a highly efficient delivery service like no other.

PDC are London and South East's best, distributor, supplier, carrier of Aquaflow Soil, Waste and Drainage systems which are expertly manufactured here in the UK.


The Plumbing Distribution Company Ltd


Old Church Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The LightBulb Limited


Andrea Gregory 07764 969337

TheLightBulb will deliver the full Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Attend 4 workshops remotely via Zoom
  • To include 20% off the job training
  • In-house training will be given to support specifics of the role

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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