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Business Administration Apprentice Laboklin

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Office Administrator to join our busy veterinary diagnostic laboratory office.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Telephone and e-mail contact with customers including dog breeders, veterinary surgeons and hospitals
  • Sorting samples received in the office 
  • Data entry of sample information 
  • Data inputting 
  • Despatch of samples to other partner laboratories 
  • Stock control and ordering of laboratory and office supplies 
  • Preparation of workload statistics from our data system - Maintaining information database 
  • General office duties
  • Preparing bundles of documents 
  • Attending meetings and taking notes 
  • Taking and making calls  
  • Proof reading documents 
  • Assisting other staff with work 
  • Producing letters to clients or other third parties 
  • Opening and checking post daily 
  • Attending shows and events such as Crufts 
  • Assisting in preparing outgoing post for the day 
  • Undertaking development courses arranged 
  • Preparing and planning meeting agendas on instructions 
  • Producing and responding to emails 
  • There may be other duties undertaken by candidates not listed above from time to time as is the nature of the business
  • However most work will be office based administration and thus the ideal candidate must show interest in working in this business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  •  Excellent written and spoken English 
  •  Accurate with good attention to details 
  • Organisational skills 
  •  Excellent computer skills (Microsoft) 
  •  Interest in providing great customer service 
  • Interest in animals and the different breeds is desirable.

Personal qualities

  • Punctuality 
  • Time Keeping 
  • Highly organised 
  • Committed  
  • Reliable with positive attitude 
  • Enthusiastic and self motivated 
  • Polite manner

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grades 9-4 (A*-C) English and maths or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Full time position considered for the right candidate following successful completion of the apprenticeship process and based on company finances at the time

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About the employer

LABOKLIN is a German based veterinary laboratory with a UK Office in Sale that looks after customers in the UK and Ireland. LABOKLIN provides a complete range of diagnostic tests for veterinary surgeons, breeders, sanctuaries, zoos, universities, laboratories, state departments and animal owners throughout Europe.  Since 1989, Laboklin has been providing wide array of diagnostic services in the areas of genetics, haematology, serology, microbiology, pathology, allergy, hygiene and molecular biology.   





Northenden Road


M33 3HF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by 1st2 Achieve Training Limited


Amy Cartwright 07568694956

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Standard
  • Functional skills if needed

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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