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Commercial Administrator Apprentice SAFRAN HELICOPTER ENGINES UK LIMITED

Are you looking for an apprenticeship with a leading employer? Do you want to develop a range of project management, process improvement and administration skills? If so, we would love to hear from you.

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

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    08:00 – 16:00 Mon – Thu and 08:00 – 15:30 Fri.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Safran Helicopter Engines UK Ltd are being supported by PETA Ltd to recruit and train an enthusiastic and process driven Administrator Apprentice to join their Commercial team.

Why complete an apprenticeship with Safran?

Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap. Safran was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Safran are one of PETA’s leading employers with a proven track record of supporting apprentices.

As a Commercial Administrator Apprentice, you will learn how to efficiently carry out various administration tasks in a professional manner. These tasks will include:

  • Initiate and work on continuous improvement projects
  • Review procedures when required
  • Monitor KPIS, spares, Core return lead times, overdues
  • Resolve administrative problems, continuously identify process improvement opportunities
  • Sales order processing and raising quotations in line with the commercial policy
  • Maintain and update company systems
  • Regularly update departmental and company reports
  • Maintain customer on time delivery, co-ordinate spares reporting on a daily basis
  • Maintain pricing data

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard.

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.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Future progression route opportunities will be discussed during the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, A proactive approach to work, Can work independently


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

Things to consider

Benefits: Secure car parking. Annual Leave allowance. Very supportive working environment. On site Costa and subsidy for lunch in restaurant. Health cash back plan. Pension scheme with 7% employer contribution. Health and Wellbeing events. 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

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defence and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran Helicopter Engines is the world's leading manufacturer of helicopter engines, with more than 75,000 produced since being founded. It offers the widest range of helicopter turboshafts in the world and has more than 2,500 customers in 155 countries. Don’t delay, kickstart your career and apply today for the role of Commercial Administrator Apprentice at Safran.




Concorde Way Segensworth

North Fareham


PO15 5RL

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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 Oct 2022