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Apprentice Admin, Sales & Technical Advisor ELD DISTRIBUTION LTD

Genral administration role with sales and product advice elements

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £4.81 per hour With a performance review after 3 months

    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

    Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm, Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm ½ hour lunch break per day

    Total hours per week: 43.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    11 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The candidate must be confident in answering telephone calls with a keen eye for detail and the ability to work in a fast-moving environment. Duties include but no limited to:

·         Liaising with customers via telephone & email

·         Printing of orders

·         Raising customer invoices & works orders

·         Liaising with production & warehouse team

·         General office admin duties

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

Working towards completion of the level 3 Business Adminsitrator Apprenticeship standard, to include Level 3 Non Regulated Provision in Administration

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for full time employment with ELD Distribution on successful completion of the  apprenticeship programme, with a minimum salary of £15,000. Progression within the business for the right person with opportunities to increase salary based on performance and responsibility levels 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Patience, Good Time Management


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
AS Level or equivalent Science (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Candidates with a technical or science qualification prefered due to the nature of the products to be sold/ advised on

About the employer

ELD are a lighting is manufacturer employing 33 staff. We are based in Laindon and independently owned. We have been trading for over 10 years, distributing lighting to wholesale customers across UK.




Unit 6, Hemmells Park

Hemmells, Laindon


SS15 6GF

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Training provider



Diane Ridgley


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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