Apprentice Administrator Lancaster Insulation

To provide administrative support to all functions of the business, with particular focus on the areas of purchasing, logistics and production. During your apprenticeship, you will get the opportunity to work across a broad range of roles and activities and gain experience and understanding of how a business operates.

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

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,707.84 to £21,131.76

    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. Hours to be disclosed.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Provide efficient and professional administrative support such as:

  • Reception duties including; being a first point of contact, greeting site visitors etc
  • Answering and transferring calls
  • Responding to emails
  • Keeping filing up to date
  • Producing documents such as delivery notes and purchase orders when needed

In addition, this role will develop into providing operational support to the business which will involve, but is not limited to:

  • Collecting production data and inputting it onto spreadsheets
  • Producing reports
  • Liaising with production staff and customers
  • Obtaining quotes for transport
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Assisting with stock-takes and updating stock information
  • Labelling goods

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster and Morecambe College
  • Subject to attending an Apprenticeship Interview with Lancaster and Morecambe College
  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 (or equivalent)
  • Functional Skills may be required if entry requirements not met

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, we would be open to the candidate continuing into full-time employment or progressing onto a higher-level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Microsoft packages skills


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

About the employer

ARC Lancaster Ltd specialises in manufacturing of insulation products which supply a range of industries (power generation, aero-test, automotive, construction ect) in the UK as well as worldwide. We manufacture and distribute a wide range of insulation/thermal products, technical textiles and many other commodities globally. We are growing company with a young management team, employing over 50 people at our site in Lancaster.


Lancaster Insulation






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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Charlie Helme

01524 521483

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Dec 2023