Business Administration Apprentice - Operations PALAMATIC LTD

Providing administrative support with tasks such as basic filing, scanning, telephone and email communication through to basic spares quoting, managing customer enquiries, processing orders, assisting with production planning and tracking, supporting the purchasing function where required and providing basic process functions through Sage.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 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 to Thursday: 7.30am – 4.00pm Friday: 7.30am – 1.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Receiving incoming calls to the department and taking detailed, accurate messages where necessary
  • Supporting sales administration function with processing orders, creating standard spares quotes and basic admin tasks for office and field based team where appropriate
  • Supporting purchasing and operations administration with raising purchase orders and ex-pediting, assisting with despatch and shipping, communicating order updates with customers
  • Providing cover to company wide administrative roles during holidays and sickness
  • Photocopying, scanning, filing and archiving
  • Plus other ad-hoc duties that are appropriate to the role.

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be
expected to work towards the Business Administrator Level 3, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Personal Development Plan will be created and adapted throughout apprenticeship to discover best suited career progression for each candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working


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

About the employer

Our goal is to be the go-to global brand for quality specialist lifting and handling solutions. We take pride in creating equipment and solutions that help manufacturers become more efficient, procedures to be carried out safely and most of all, that the operators love to use. We collaborate, innovate and remain dedicated to the continuous improvement of our products, our workplace and each other.







S41 9RT

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Training provider



Hannah Donald


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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