PICOW Engineering Group - Business Administration Apprentice PICOW Engineering Group

An exciting opportunity as a Business Administration Apprentice has become available within the PICOW Engineering Group. We are one of the UK's leading medium-sized multi-discipline engineering companies looking to expand our existing administration team. Your main job duties will include answering incoming calls & printing sorting and filing.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,296.00 to £20,319.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties will include:

  • Answering incoming calls & relaying information
  • Document, printing sorting and filing
  • Purchase invoice processing and entry onto system
  • Sales invoice processing
  • Upkeeping information on the accounts/project software
  • Produce and issue general letters and memos and internal documents
  • Compliant document handling and storage
  • Upkeeping employee data on the HR system
  • Book accommodation for staff
  • Book training for staff
  • Validating timesheets and entering them onto the software

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard.

  • Functional skills if required
  • End Point Assessment (EPA)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right candidate, there will be opportunities to progress within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/4 and above) Desired

About the employer

Picow Engineering Group is one of the UK's leading medium-sized multi-discipline engineering companies. We have a deserved reputation for engineering excellence and customer satisfaction within a diverse range of highly regulated sectors for an ever-growing portfolio of blue-chip clients. We are a team of over 140 skilled and dedicated individuals, primarily based in the North West of England offering a nationwide service on project values of up to five million pounds. Picow Engineering was founded by Barry Heath in 1977 employing only 5 people and offering small-scale electrical, control and instrumentation services primarily in chemical and other heavy industrial sectors, based out of a single-story office on Cormorant Drive in Runcorn.


PICOW Engineering Group


1 Station House

Lowlands Road, Runcorn




Emily Coppack



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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