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Business Administration Apprentice Counterplas Limited

The apprentice will play an important team role in the day-to-day planning, organisation and smooth running of the department, to ensure all financial and business objectives are met, along with other duties and potential additional training.

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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 to Thursday: 08:00 - 16:30 Friday: 08:00 - 14:30

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Providing office support including customer and employee support
  • Daily administration duties with regards to accounts, sales, planning, quality, assembly
  • Any other administration duties required
  • Role includes processing customer documents, quotes, general office admin, filing, spreadsheets and planning, stock counting, works order printing
  • Communicating with internal departments

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good IT skills - use a variety of software packages (including Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint) to manage data and produce documents
  • You should be a team player, show attention to detail
  • Good telephone manner
  • Organisation skills
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Clear handwriting

Personal qualities

  • Organised
  • Friendly personality
  • Punctual
  • Hardworking and ambitious
  • Well presented
  • Good, clear speaking voice

Desired qualifications

  • A*-C or 9-4 GCSE or equivalent qualification

Future prospects

  • Opportunity to progress within the company while gaining other qualifications to improve your knowledge of the industry. Once you have completed your apprenticeship and you have proven your competence within the company, you could be offered a full-time position with a competitive salary

About the employer

Counterplas is a leading technical plastic injection moulder operating within the UK and has over many years built a reputation for innovation and excellence. Whether your product exists, or it is at the concept stage, we have the manufacturing and design expertise to satisfy your requirements. We have a large selection of modern, energy efficient machines that range from 40 tonnes to 550 tonnes.


Counterplas Limited


Landywood Lane



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Training provider

Nova Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nova Training Ltd


Jack Sheehan 07443777845

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Shadowing and mentoring 
  • Functional skills (if required)
  • 20% off the job training

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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