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Business Administration Apprentice SAFETY SCREENS LTD

Due to a record level of orders, we are looking to expand our office administration team. The role will involve order reviewing & processing, telephone answering & call making, general administration duties & filing. Liaising closely with both the production and installation teams as to their urgent requirements & priorities.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage dependent on experience - £12,000 - £15,000 annually.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your main role and responsibility will be:

  • To support the existing office & sales team with a wide variety of administration duties including order receipt, processing, and order confirmations
  • Data inputting onto Sage Line 50, printing and filing. A key link within the office admin chain, ensuring the smoothest of order processes are achieved, minimising any customer order delays.
  • Answering the phones (once competent in the office basics) taking messages, forwarding calls
  • Daily order completion and customer emails to confirm their order has been completed or despatched
  • On the job product training will be given, and when competences achieved more roles and responsibilities can be passed over e.g., customer quotations, sales order processing, customer liaison and product marketing campaigns
  • Introduced to our online trading platforms to assist with product listing, promotions and order processing, eventually full ownership given to maximise our online offering, the marketing of and web developer communication meetings etc. 
  • Order receipt, processing, and order confirmation

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

  • Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship qualification
  • Where a business administrator has not already achieved Level 2 English and maths, they must do so before taking the end-point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • After completion of your apprenticeship you will potentially have the opportunity to progress onto full-time positions within the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, "Can do" attitude, Willingness to learn, Smart appearance, Time management


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

Things to consider

Company benefits: A non-pressured friendly environment to work in with great staff retention. 20 days holiday + statutory bank holidays and a company pension scheme.

About the employer

Established since 1989 Safety Screens quickly became market leaders within our field, offering building proofing solutions to both our UK and Worldwide customers. Our products range from fly & insect screening products for doors & windows, PVC curtains to retain your heat, thus reducing wasted energy spend and improving your carbon footprint. As well as these products we also offer a wide range of recycled rubber matting & flooring as well as an extensive range of welding frames & screens. We currently export to 20+ Countries throughout the World and always looking to increase our Country portfolio. In the UK we are strictly B2B and offer both a "supply only" service as well as a Nationwide installation service, including the Scottish Highlands & Isles.







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Training provider



Maxim Business Training


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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