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Business Administration Apprentice Brooksbank Valves Ltd

This is a great opportunity to start your career, gain skills, qualifications and experience and work for a friendly dynamic team. Supporting the sales team, the right candidate will be organised, able to use their own initiative, with a strong work ethic. We will provide full training and support in all aspects of the role.

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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: Monday to Friday Start time: 0830 Finish: 1700 / 1300 Friday

    Total hours per week: 36.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    26 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • General administration tasks required in a busy office including typing, data entry, answering incoming telephone calls, receiving visitors in reception, ensuring meeting rooms are prepared etc
  • Preparing works orders for the sales team
  • Taking responsibility and ownership for administration of the shared “sales” inbox
  • Entering sales orders and onto the ERP system
  • Compiling data for reports
  • Scanning and filing of documentation following filing protocols
  • Liaising with other departments on sales projects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident to communicate with customers and others
  • Polite telephone manner
  • A desire to succeed and progress
  • Good attention to detail
  • Accurate IT Skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic about working as part of a team
  • Good work ethic and ambitious
  • Good level of personal presentation

Desired qualifications

  • 9-4 or A-C grade at GCSE (or equivalent qualifications) in Maths & English are essential for this role

Future prospects

Prospect of permanent employment at the end of the apprenticeship with good career progression opportunities.

About the employer

Brooksbank Valves has been producing valves for naval defence applications and the oil and gas industry for 65 years and specialises in copper based and exotic alloyed materials.  The manufacturing facility is based at Cross Hills and has a dedicated workforce of 65 staff.


Brooksbank Valves Ltd


Unit 4

Riparian Way


BD20 7BW

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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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