Business Administration Apprentice MEP LIMITED

MEP are offering an exciting opportunity to learn with an internationally renowned aerospace engineering company, supporting the business in Financial Administration and other areas. MEP has an impressive record of promoting apprentices into valuable and responsible positions.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday Friday, is 8.00am - 4.00pm 15-minute morning break half hour lunch and 15-minute afternoon break total one hour not paid.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting the Finance Controller in all manner of financial administration and tasks, using our ERP system (Epicor) to ensure accurate transactions and data management, running and sending / storing reports for others and contacting customers and suppliers regarding payments
  • Gaining experience in different areas of the business including Supply Chain, Quality and Operations to understand how different departments and processes interact and to understand how our ERP system supports those processes
  • To answer incoming calls to the company’s main number professionally and enthusiastically and deal with those calls in line with training to be provided
  • To support other managers / Directors, as required, and to support or improve administrative business processes
  • To support cross-functional internal and external projects as required and, if appropriate, take the lead with smaller internal improvement projects
  • To pay careful and rigorous attention in conforming to MEP’s policies and procedures to ensure that the Company complies with all health and safety and other statutory regulations  

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
    Development of knowledge, skills and behaviours required to complete the business administrator apprenticeship standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Following a successful apprenticeship, training will be available for roles such as Production Buyer, Sales Co-ordinator, Planner, Material Controller, Finance Assistant, and others
  • Additionally, previous Apprentices have successfully gained positions in Finance, IT and Sales/Estimating

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent X 5 to include English and maths (Grade Grade A*-C / 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

There is a high level of work on PCs using a variety of software, IT literacy is key. The work will often mean entering a production environment where PPE and awareness of Health and Safety are important.

About the employer

MEP have been Making Everything Possible since 1972. We Engineer and Manufacture technically challenging and safety critical parts for the Aerospace, Defence and Space industries. Our two facilities in Aylesford, Kent along with a sister company recently started in Virginia USA operate to extremely high standards that you would expect for the industries we serve. The company culture is focused on empowerment, improvement, opportunity, and entrepreneurialism.







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Training provider



MidKent College Apprenticeship Recruitment

01622 625999

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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