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Sales Administration Apprentice LEENGATE VALVES LTD

A fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic, family orientated team within a fast paced organisation enjoying rapid growth. You will be supporting with the Sales team with a variety of administration duties. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 11 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Wage is age dependant and previous experience. There is a bonus payment scheme in operation that is linked to the gross profit targets of the organisation and as an apprentice you will be included in this scheme.

    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 - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    27 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide a right first-time level of service ensuring the customer expectations are met
  • Process and input sales orders onto the organisations bespoke system
  • Build and maintain good relationships with both customers and other departments/colleagues
  • Deliver against pre-determined KPI's and service level agreements
  • Update and maintain the CRM system
  • You will be expected to assist with the despatch of orders along with others if required at the end of the day ensuring timely despatch

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.
As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are looking for candidates that wish to grow with the company, share ideas and inspire others.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Positive Attitude


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

Things to consider

This is a vibrant and face paced role, so the ability to multi-task, maintain a calm head whilst retaining a good sense of humour would be advantageous.

About the employer

Leengate Valves is the UK’s leading valves wholesaler and stockist. We’re also one of the most trusted provider of specialist calibration, actuation, and engineering services. We’re conveniently based right in the heart of the UK. Work with us and you can benefit from our extensive stockholding capabilities as well as our many years of experience within the valve and flow control industry.







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Training provider



Olivia Roberts

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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