Business Administration Apprentice INKTEC EUROPE LIMITED

This role is based on being an adaptable team player to carry out different administrational tasks. You will be given the opportunity to work across the full business spectrum including finance, sales, customer services and marketing. You will be interacting with key stakeholders on a daily basis, including colleagues, customers and suppliers.

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Closing date: 08 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 09.00am – 16.30pm 30 min lunch break

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your key duties will include the following. 

  • Training on sage 50 accounts and assisting the finance Manager with financial administration tasks. 
  • Training with the customer service team to process orders and support the warehouse and dispatch function. 
  • Supporting the warehouse with stock takes and stock checks. 
  • Supporting the purchasing function with basic admin tasks. 
  • Supporting the telephone calls and directing them accordingly.  
  • General filing, archiving and organising paperwork. 
  • Responsible for stationary and general facility stock orders. 
  • Responsible for some health and safety checks. 
  • Help with data reporting on Excel.  
  • Help with processing purchase invoices.  
  • Helping with processing returns and credits. 

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Can show attention to detail and be precise in their work. 
  • Ability to work as part of a team. 
  • Good communication skills and a desire to listen and learn. 
  • Reliable and hardworking, with bags of common sense. 
  • Positive, motivated and a good attitude to learning. 
  • Polite, friendly and able to demonstrate customer care skills. 
  • Good standard of IT skills and written English. 
  • Experience on Excel 

The training you will be getting


  • 15 months practical training period, plus 3 months for End Point Assessment

Delivery model:

  • Work-based training with your employer
  • 10 days professional training at college
  • Approximately 12 on-site or/and Teams assessment visits per year
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (7 days at college for each, if required)
  • Off the job training will count for at least 6 hours a week of an apprentice’s time at work

Qualifications included:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship

End Point Assessment:

  • Knowledge test
  • Portfolio based interview
  • Project/improvement presentation

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full time position and further development and training may be available for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 4 GCSEs, including English and maths (Grade A*- C / 9 - 4) Essential

Things to consider

Please apply as soon as possible for this role. Should the right candidate be found prior to the closing date, then the vacancy may be closed early. Apprenticeship Assessment and Information Session: Any new person applying for apprenticeship roles where Abingdon and Witney College deliver the training will be required to attend an Apprenticeship Assessment and Information Session at Witney or Abingdon campus.  This will consist of a series of initial assessments (required prior to any apprenticeship offer), completion of essential paperwork, the opportunity to find out more about the apprenticeship process, the training included, and a forum for your questions.  As a new Apprenticeship applicant you will only have to undergo this process once. If you would like to talk to us about the assessments or if you would need any extra support to attend the Apprenticeship Assessment and Information Session please call us on 01235 216216.       Qualification checks: By applying for this vacancy you are giving Abingdon and Witney College permission to undertake a Learner Record Service check on your previous qualifications. We make every effort to ensure that applicants from non-traditional academic backgrounds or those who may not have the formal GCSE entry requirements can access apprenticeships where possible.     The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £5.28 per hour from April 2023 but many employers pay more than this. This applies to 16 - 18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over during the first year of their apprenticeship. After this, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Wage for apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Inktec Europe is a leading manufacturer of large format UV flatbed printers, inkjet ink and media for the print industry. Our manufacturing site is based in South Korea and our sales and distribution take place from our site in Witney. We are a small friendly team looking to develop a new team member to complement our high level of customer service.







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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


Joshua Harris


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

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