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Commercial Apprentice CPG LOGISTICS LIMITED

Do you want to kickstart your career through a salaried role and training? Do you want to work in a varied role that will develop a range of finance, HR & admin skills? If so, look no further than the Commercial Apprentice vacancy.

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage range is £15,000 to £18,000. Wage increase incentives (e.g. 6-month probation, 12-month review, 15-month completion)

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:30-17:00

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

PETA Ltd are proud to be working with CPG Logistics Ltd to recruit a Commercial Apprentice.  If you want to start a career in a small friendly office environment within a great team, then we would love to hear from you. 

Your key responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Assist with the production of the weekly storage reports, save correctly and accurately and print where necessary
  • Assist with the production of the weekly invoices, add to the smartsheet and accurately enter the breakdowns
  • Assist with running storage macros for month end invoicing, checking, saving, adjusting as needed and printing
  • Assist with month end invoicing - checking invoice spreadsheets, raising templates, raising invoices on SAP, inputting sales and breakdowns, scanning, copying, prepare invoices to be sent to customers
  • Inputting invoices on customers portals
  • Assist with workload for other invoicing and purchasing tasks as required
  • Assist with other tasks as required to support in other areas of the business including HR and quality
  • Completion of a business administration apprenticeship at level 3
  • Awareness of H&S, fire drill and first aid policies
  • Adhering to CPG quality processes (PID – Process Instructions Documents)

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

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.

On successful completion you will have achieved the level 3 business administrator apprenticeship standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is the intention for a full-time role to be offered to the suitable and successful candidate upon completion of the apprenticeship. Future progression routes may be available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative


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

Things to consider

Benefits: Wage increase incentives (e.g., 6-month probation, 12-month review, 15-month completion). Permanent post available on completion. Very friendly and supportive environment. Free parking and bus routes near by. Holiday allowance 22 days plus bank holidays. Access to exclusive employee benefit allowance including discounted gym membership/dental/optical/wellbeing therapies. Cycle to work scheme. Employee Assistance Programme. Enrolment into company pension scheme. 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.

About the employer

CPG Logistics is a long-established company based in Fareham Reach, Gosport, in Hampshire, providing logistics services since 1978. CPG operates from state-of-the-art warehouses and is recognised as one of the UK’s foremost solution providers for both specialist logistics services and supply chain management. Key to CPG’s success is our people. With an average length of service of 9 years. We provide industry-leading training and career development, empowering our team to drive innovation and further the goals of the organisation. We have a great retention rate for our team, which evidences the investment we provide in developing outstanding talent. Working with us provides a secure, positive employment experience with ongoing opportunities to shine. Once you have applied for this apprenticeship, you will receive an email with an application form on that you will need to complete. Please monitor your inbox (and spam / junk folder) for this email and complete the form as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your application!




Fareham Reach

166 Fareham Road


PO13 0FW

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Training provider


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: 31 Aug 2022