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Chartered Manager Apprentice Inpress Plastics Ltd

Our aim is to provide a first-class business management apprenticeship leaving you ready to develop into any area of business management. During the four-year degree apprenticeship you will gain an overall understanding of the management of the business. You will have access into all levels of business management meetings and management data.

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Closing date: 07 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working Week: Monday-Friday 09:00-17:30, excluding 1 day off per week for University

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Vacancy description:

The Apprentice will be a part of the upper management team, where they will learn to interact with managers from all areas of the company, gaining knowledge of the overall business.

  • Assisting our client services team in all areas of client management, reporting and order processing
  • Supporting production management in running our factory
  • Purchasing the full range of materials and services required by the business.
  • Preparing new costings for products
  • Reporting on various areas of sales, marketing and production performance
  • Carrying out a variety of management processes to assist the management team
  • Attending management meetings and keeping minutes
  • Managing research projects
  • Project management for new product roll outs
  • Assisting in the account’s office

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No travel requirements, but preferably applicants will be able to drive

Personal qualities





Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 7 GCSE’s, with a minimum of a 6 in maths.
  • 3 A levels- Good maths preferable
  • BTEC vocational qualification at level 3
  • Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Relevant Work Experience

Equivalent qualifications may be accepted.

Future prospects

As experience is gained, the apprentice’s position will adapt and change, to meet the business’ needs. Doing this will enable the apprentice to gain vital knowledge of the way the business operates and functions.

About the employer

Inpress Plastics is a fast-growing family owned plastics manufacturer in Littlehampton. Inpress manufactures own brand and subcontract polymer products for the medical, health and industrial markets, which require technically refined moulding and assembly methods. Our capabilities include:

  • Technical blow moulding
  • Precision injection moulding
  • Injection blow moulding
  • Automated assembly
  • Clean room assembly
  • Printing
  • Laser etching
  • CNC finishing
  • Tool making
  • Currently employs 7 present/former degree apprentices
  • Providing commercial & medical products globally

Our subcontract manufacturing capabilities focus on the delivery of bespoke printed enclosures, specialist moulded containers and precision components for medical and industrial usage.


Inpress Plastics Ltd



Harwood Road


BN17 7AU

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Training provider

University of Chichester

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by University of Chichester


Apprenticeship team 01243 816000

The Degree Apprenticeship is delivered one day a week,
over 4 years. Modules are taught in two interactive
workshop sessions per day, each typically lasting 2.5-3 hours.

Level 4
• Management & Organisations
• Personal Development planning
• Marketing Principles and Practice
• Working in Academic and Workplace Settings
• Operations Management
• Accounting Skills
• Introductory Law for Managers
• IT for Business

Level 5
• Human Resource Management
• Project Management
• Digital Campaign Planning
• Consultancy Project Prep A
• Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
• Leadership
• Management Accounting for Control
• Ideas, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Level 6
• Global Branding
• Organisational Development Techniques
• Business Strategy
• Consultancy Project Prep B
• Consultancy Project
• Strategic Human Resource Management
• Corporate Responsibility

Apprenticeship standard

Chartered manager (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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