Apprentice Administration Assistant Caledonian Plywood Co Ltd

Apprentice Production Assistant for a Bespoke Fire Door Manufacturer company based in Leeds. You will undertake your Level 3 Business Administration qualification. As part of your position you will be answering the telephone to both internal and external customers and suppliers, you will be also recording information on to the Management system.

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

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £211.20 per week (16-19) £300 (20+). NMW applies for all candidates over 21

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4:30pm, 1 hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Supporting the Production Manager and Procurement Supervisor, duties will include:

  • Responding to emails and dealing with queries as they arise
  • Communicating with all departments with in the business
  • Taking queries and passing to relevant Manager
  • Updating production paperwork
  • Updating production planner for the factory
  • Chasing suppliers on product deliveries Chasing customers on existing quotes
  • Using email for the above
  • Using Word and Excel to generate reports
  • Any other admin duties as required by the business

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

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration, including NVQ and functional skills maths and English
  • Work based learning

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • A great opportunity to develop your career with an employer who supports continuing professional development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative


Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

Established in 1990, Caledonian Plywood has grown steadily to become one of the UK's leading plywood suppliers. With locations in Glasgow, Leeds and Tilbury, we offer national distribution throughout the UK. One side of our business is our quality bespoke doors, fire doors and doorsets supplied nationwide to prestigious projects such as Old War Office, The Whitley and The Ned based in London. This role will sit within the fire door side of the business, which has grown by 3 times the turnover over the last 10 years through expansion and investment.

About the employer

Bespoke Fire Door Manufacturer


Caledonian Plywood Co Ltd


Silver Court, Intercity Way



LS13 4LY

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023