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Business Administrator Apprentice Advanced Actuators LTD

An exciting new role for an apprentice to join a busy team and learn whilst working. The role will be to support the Sales & Production Teams in the maintenance of the CRM system, preparation of quotations, preparation of Sales Orders on the ERP system and general business administration support.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2022

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

    Days of the week: Mon-Fri Start time: M-F 8.30 Finish: M-Thurs 5.00 Fri 2.30 30 mins for lunch each day

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Maintain the database of potential customers and contacts on the CRM system
  • Assist the sales team in the preparation of quotations for customers.
  • Keep the CRM (Sales) system up to date with feedback from customers, regional sales managers and distributors
  • Assist the production team in preparing Sales Orders and entering onto the ERP (Finance & Production) system
  • General Administration of other company systems and processes including an in house Project Management system.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good IT skills and familiarity with MS Office
  • Ability to learn new software systems and processes quickly
  • Good level of numeracy and literacy

Personal qualities

  • Well presented and with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Will be interacting with customers and suppliers on the phone.

Desired qualifications

Candidates will ideally have a minimum of 4 GCSE's A-C or 9-4 Grade (or equivalent qualifications) including Maths & English

No other qualifications are required as full training will be given

Future prospects

From this position we see progression into a full time position in either an Internal Sales Co-Ordination role or a Production Planning role

About the employer

Advanced Actuators Ltd is a well established leading supplier of actuators, control solutions and hydraulic components. Since 1969 we have supplied a range of diverse markets, including oil & gas, power generation, nuclear, marine, and industrial marketplaces throughout the world.

We have a determined and dedicated approach to customer satisfaction through a competent and enthusiastic team which has forged a company that is both modern and aware of marketplace requirements


Advanced Actuators LTD


Unit 4

Ryefield Way


BD20 0EF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Craven College


Sarah Haworth 07769 166906

This is an Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration and will include a combination of on and off the job training in the workplace. You will have monthly mentoring and guidance at work from a Craven College Learning & Development Advisor alongside weekly college attendance. After 18 months you will be entered to undertake an End Point Assessment, to complete your Apprenticeship.  

The End Point Assessment will comprise of a Project, a Knowledge Test, an Employer Reference and a Presentation/Interview with the assessor.

More information on course content and assessment methods will be discussed at interview.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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