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Purchasing Administration Apprentice DRIFT IT LTD

Are you looking to develop your administrative skills within a friendly team? Do you want to complete an apprenticeship that will lead to a full-time role? If you have a keen interest in technology then please apply!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary from £14,000 to £18,000 per annum Wage increase incentives (e.g. 6 month probation, 12 month review, 15 month completion)

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


Accept deliveries at office, check in stock on spreadsheets, record serial numbers and track discrepancies

Inform technicians that stock has arrived and chase them to collect if required

Chase POs with schools

Action and process basic quotes

Answer the phone, take messages and deal with sales calls

Process delivery notes

Pack up any returns ready for collection

Raise tickets for incoming enquiries

Update and maintain the company CRM system

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training to be provided: Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard. You will complete a 15 month apprenticeship which includes 10 days at the PETA training centre in Cosham. You will be supported every 6 weeks with visits from your PETA Learning & Development Coach.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At sucessful completition of the appreticeship, there will be a permanet role offered if suitable.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Presentable & Polite, Time Mangagement


GCSE or equivalent Maths/English (Grade C/4 or equivalent/above) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits: Team of 3 in a growing department Very friendly & supportive environment Cross department and ‘team’ vibe – work together Free parking and close to train station Company pension scheme after 3 months Enrolment to Perkbox Socials & team building days (pay day drinks, summer BBQs etc) Peer voted Employee of the Month with prizes

About the employer

Drift IT provide straightforward, innovative and hassle-free IT support to education providers. They have an extensive client base of schools in the South East and over 15 years experience in the sector, providing a proactive, friendly approach to IT support that has been developed specifically with the needs of educators in mind. If you have a passion for technology and are keen to develop a range of administrative skills, we would love to hear from you.




23-24 The Oakwood Centre

Downley Road



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Training provider



Peta Training


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Once you have applied for this apprenticeship, you will receive an email with an application form on that you will need to complete. Please keep an eye on your inbox (and spam / junk folder) for this email and complete the form as soon as possible. We would encourage early submissions of applications, as these will be considered on receipt and suitable candidates invited for interview. We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early if the vacancy is filled before the closing date.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022