Apprentice Business Administrator PERMAROCK PRODUCTS LTD.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Apprentice Administrator to join our team in Loughborough. The successful candidate will support with sales and purchases and assist the Service Operations and Customer Services Manager where needed to ensure the smooth running of the business. Supporting and engaging with different parts of the organisation and interacting with internal or external customers.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 - Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm, Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties include but not limited to:

  • To comply with all appropriate Health and Safety Regulations and advice
  • Respect Confidentiality at all times
  • To have good IT skills and working knowledge of the Microsoft office
  • To maintain and update purchase accounts and stock codes when required
  • The taking, accurately inputting of all Sales Orders
  • Maintain master specification and cost price list
  • The purchasing of factored items in line with specifications and master cost price list
  • To ensure the business receives the best value through the purchasing function
  • Processing of authorised company requisitions
  • To liaise with applicator companies to ensure that all deliveries meet their destination on time
  • Maintaining the office filing system
  • To ensure that you work within the requirements of the company’s EQMS
  • To adhere to the company’s health and safety rules
  • To respond to specific instructions / projects as given by the Customer Service Manager and Service Operations Manager
  • To deputise in the absence of the Customer Service Manager
  • To undertake other duties as required by the company to facilitate its smooth running

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

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Business Administrator

End-Point Assessment (EPA):

  • Knowledge test
  • Portfolio-based interview
  • Project presentation

Delivery Method

  • 14 sessions delivered at Loughborough (Thurs AM)
  • Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
  • Diarised visits from dedicated trainer/Assessor

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working


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

Things to consider

Things to consider Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

PermaRock Products Ltd is a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of external wall insulation and exterior render systems.







LE11 5TW

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Training provider



Sophia Cleaver

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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