Stone Marine Shipcare are looking to recruit an apprentice to join our administration team and to assist in the day-to-day running of the service department and fulfilling project requirements (jobs from beginning to end as allocated).

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    ‘Rising dependent on age’

    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, 8.30am - 5.00pm. Friday, 8.30am - 1.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • General administration task
  • Reception duties - taking messages
  • Issuing quotations, compiling job paperwork
  • Reviewing all ongoing jobs and outstanding enquiries
  • Completion of database
  • Compile risk assessments and method statements relevant to each job
  • Arrange for service reports to be completed, compiled and presented to the Service Support Manager
  • To liaise with classification society surveyors and customers, resolving any ongoing job-related issues that may arise on assigned jobs
  • To be familiar with and apply all the company’s adopted rules, policies and procedures, as outlined in the company handbook
  • To attend regular update meetings
  • To carry out any related task, responsibility or assignment upon request

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

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, including:

  • Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours
  • Level 2 Functional Skills maths
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English
  • End-Point Assessment
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of a full-time position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills


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

About the employer

Stone Marine Propulsion is one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of ship propellers. A pioneer of screw propulsion we can trace our history back to the earliest days of propeller manufacturing in the 19th century. From that early starting point until the current day all our efforts go into providing our customers with the latest and most efficient propulsion, FPP or CPP, and for whatever the vessels size and use, commercial, naval or leisure.




Unit 4A

Smm Business Park, Dock Road


CH41 1DT

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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