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Sales Administration Apprentice Actionplas

You will be a key part of the company, learning a wide range of engineering skills across milling and turning. You will assist the busy Sales department with all aspects of administration.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Thurs 7.50am to 4.20pm (2 x 15 min breaks and 1 x half hour lunch) Fri - 8am to 3.30pm (1 x 15 min break and 1 x half hour lunch)

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Internal Sales Administration Apprentice will:

Be a key part of the company, learning a wide range of engineering skills across milling and turning.

Ensuring sales orders are processed accurately – just this one point requires an understanding of our processes, systems, procedures, learning about the various materials we work with and having good relationships with estimating, production and order processing. There is a lot to learn on this role.

Customer service - speaking to existing customers, understanding what needs to be escalated and what can be dealt with by the apprentice. You will receive full telephone training first – our service is what gives us our good reputation and we want to ensure that the Apprentice is shown the ActionPlas way, every step of the way.

You will also

  • Gain a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship
  • Receive on-the-job training with full support from the team
  • On successful completion of apprenticeship, move into a permanent position at ActionPlas

You will be working:

  • With an amazing team – supportive, fun and friendly. We make fantastic products that solve problems and we are passionate about doing a first class job, enjoying what we do and making time for each other
  • With a company where change is constant – we are growing fast so there are plenty of opportunities to grow with us and broaden your experience
  • In a role where 2 days are never the same – the sales office is a busy environment, there is plenty to do so you won’t be bored!
  • It’s not all work – our Xmas and Summer parties are a real opportunity to kick back and get to know people who you don’t normally work with. Or perhaps you fancy your chances in our 5-aside football team. Join our wellbeing working group and you can help to implement positive initiatives throughout the company!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Definitely need to have a keen eye for detail. Accuracy is paramount to this role
  • Communication skills – the Apprentice will deal with various people in various situations so they need to show that they are confident in speaking to people

Personal qualities

  • Attitude – big one for us – if the Apprentice has a good work ethic and has a positive attitude then they will fit in well to the team and to our ethos

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent at grade 4/C in English and maths is desired but not essential

Future prospects

  • On successful completion of apprenticeship, move into a permanent position at ActionPlas.

About the employer

Established in 1989, ActionPlas are a leading UK based specialist manufacturer. Excelling in the design & manufacture of machined & fabricated components, along with engineering & supply services for over 30 years.




Richardshaw Road, Grangefield Industrial Estate


LS28 6QW

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by National Business College


Sophie Hirst +441484430433

Level 3 business administrator standard.

What knowledge and skills will the apprentices develop?

  • IT Record and document production
  • Decision making
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication
  • Project management


  • The organisation
  • Value their skills
  • Stakeholders
  • Legislation
  • Policies
  • Finance
  • Project management
  • Processes
  • Environment


  • Professionalism
  • Adaptability
  • Responsibility

The apprentice will attend fortnightly remote learning sessions with their dedicated trainer.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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