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Business Administrator Apprentice POLYTHENE UK LTD

This is an exciting opportunity to earn as you learn and start your career in business administration! You will join our busy sales and customer service administration team and will also train with Abingdon & Witney College. An ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail, common sense, and a willingness to learn and integrate with our team.

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Closing date: 17 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 5pm Friday 8.30am – 1.30pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for a new apprentice to join our busy sales and customer service administration team at this dynamic company selling eco-friendly alternative polythene products to businesses throughout the UK.

Main duties to include: 

  • Communicating by phone and email with customers and suppliers
  • Raising quotes on SAGE/CRM
  • Filing and shredding of confidential documents
  • General administration duties as required 

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

Standard: Business Administrator Level 3 apprenticeship.

  • 15 months practical training period, plus 3 months for End Point Assessment.
  • Work-based training with your employer - training will count for at least 20% of an apprentice’s time at work.
  • 10 days Business Professionals training at college - Abingdon or Witney campus.
  • Approximately 12 on-site assessment visits per year.
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English, if required (7 days at college for each).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There may be an opportunity for a full time career in administration on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Good sense of humour, Confidence


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4/C or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Please apply as soon as possible for this role. Should the right candidate be found prior to the closing date, then the vacancy may be closed early. The successful applicant must be able to travel by their own arrangements to Abingdon & Witney College for 10 days classroom training (dates to be confirmed). Candidates will be required to complete literacy and numeracy tests, a residency check and an interview with Abingdon & Witney College prior to being accepted onto the apprenticeship. By applying for this vacancy you are giving Abingdon and Witney College permission to undertake a Learner Record Service check on your previous qualifications.

About the employer

Brokers of polythene packaging supplying green alternatives to businesses. Being eco-friendly is at the heart of what we do.







OX28 4XZ

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Training provider



01235 216 216

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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