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Apprentice Sales Exec and Business Administrator LATHAMS LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone 18 and over, looking to develop a successful career within Sales. Enthusiasm is key for your success and you will be rewarded with a great working environment and a huge amount of support to help you succeed.

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

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm (with one hour for lunch unpaid)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working directly with client companies this role will support our customer service and sales function.

You will support the smooth running of Lathams by;

  • Completing and filing appropriate paperwork.
  • Processing customer returns.
  • Closing tils and ensuring up to date records.
  • Keeping systems in date.
  • Dealing and directing customer enquires.
  • Price orders.
  • Keep quotes logged and communicate this to customers.
  • Liaise with manufactures and work efficiently to maximise sales.
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What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Qualification/s to be obtained: 
Business Administrator Level 3
Delivery method:

The training will be delivered by Business Plus at Fareham College, an Ofsted Outstanding College. Your training will be delivered at your place of work and virtually. The schedule of this training is to be confirmed. 


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of a permanent role upon completion of apprenticeship for the right person.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


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

Things to consider

Must enjoy telephone contact with customers/ suppliers. Due to insurance reason's, we can only accept applications from candidates who are 18 years old or older.

About the employer

James Latham is one of the UK’s largest independent distributers of timber, panels and decorative surfaces. We supply products to a broad range of customers, from contractors to merchants, through to designers and makers. With a history dating back over 260 years, Lathams have always been innovators.




James Latham plc, Unit 6, Matrix Park, Talbot Road

PO15 5AP

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Training provider



Georgina Mattack


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Aug 2022