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Business Administrator Apprentice PUMPING & TECHNICAL SERVICES LTD

This is an amazing chance to work with one of the country’s leading engineering firms to develop your business admin skills and work for an organisation that really values its staff. There is an opportunity to gain experience in the areas of general office administration, finance, human resources, quality assurance and health & safety.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 09:00 - 17:30 and Friday 09:00 - 15:00

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Pumping and Technical Services are a specialist pump engineering company, established in 1978, with a wealth of experience in the design and manufacture of chemical and refinery process pumps.

Due to their success they are now looking to recruit an ambitious business admin apprentice to help with their growth plans. The role will fully involve you with the workings of the business giving you a fantastic opportunity.

Duties include:

  • Answering the telephone and directing calls to the appropriate person
  • Recording weekly timesheets for all production staff
  • Meeting and greeting visitors in reception
  • Raising delivery notes, MS Word. Arranging collections with UPS using their website. This will include liaising with Stores and other areas within the business and establishing the most competitive supplier for deliveries via pallet force or dedicated lorry
  • Arranging collections and deliveries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Maintaining photocopier, liaising with supplier in regard to copier readings for invoicing purposes, servicing, supplies and keeping stocked up with paper on a daily basis
  • Printing hard copies of pump serial number records, job book and drawings for Managing Director
  • Maintaining up to date information on all company notice boards.
  • Filing dead order files and retrieving files when requested
  • Downloading photographs of pumps from work’s camera, itemising and filing photographs in correct order
  • Other administrative tasks in the areas of HSE, HR and Finance

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • A full time position may be available upon the successful completition of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Decision making, Prioritising, Microsoft Office experience, Interpersonal skills, Methodical Thinking


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

Things to consider

Things to consider: 25 days plus bank holidays, Auto Enrolment Pension, 12 week probationary period, 2 references are required.

About the employer

Pumping and Technical Services is a specialist British pump engineering company, established in 1978. They have a wealth of experience in the design and manufacture of chemical and refinery process pumps.







SK10 4NL

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Training provider



Maxim Business Training

01625 410000

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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