Apprentice Sales Administrator CCN

As an Apprentice Sales Administrator, you will support the Sales and Estimating teams with administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of our sales process and exceptional customer service at all times. You will work closely with Sales and Estimating internally and current and potential customers externally.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    25 Days Holiday, Company Pension Scheme, Free Car Parking, Free Food Fridays

  • Working week

    Hours of work are 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday and 8.00am to 2.00pm, Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Manage the sales enquiry line/email inbox and deal with enquiries in a professional and timely manner
  • Log projects onto sales database and generate enquiries for projects from contractors
  • Maintain regular contact with contractors to obtain up to date information on projects
  • Enter project details onto the Quotation Tracking System (QTS)
  • Create electronic quote files
  • Conduct market research, using tools like Barbour ABI, for additional bidder and job details
  • Send acknowledgement email to tenderers with anticipated quote return date
  • Contact tenderers to clarify information
  • Follow up quotes issued and work with tenderers to convert into sales
  • Update competitor database
  • Produce regular reports

The training you will be getting

You will be working towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration.

You will undertake on the job training in the office, supported by one day a week in college.  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Our aim is to find a highly motivated, driven individual who wants to secure a permanent position with us on completion of their apprenticeship. Roles this apprenticeship could lead to include Estimator, Production Administrator, Project Scheduler, Purchasing Administrator/Coordinator, Sales Administrator and Sales Executive.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 3) Essential

About the employer

CCN are a technology driven and service orientated manufacturer of bespoke performance timber doorsets, glazed screens and associated package products. We deliver an adaptive and dynamic service to the UK construction industry. We seek talented and ambitious individuals, who are seeking to develop and grow in a multi faceted organisation. Whether you are practically adept, simply creative or a statistically driven achiever, we will find new ways to connect your talents with a rewarding career progression. We adopt a modern approach to systems, meaning our processing leverages technology to both enhance speed and efficiency, allowing you more time to focus on perfecting and improving your role within organisation. We believe in staying ahead of the curve and continuously improving our methods to deliver the best results for our clients. Our continuous improvement journey, encompasses regular identification, planning execution and reviewing stages, making sure we remain fresh and agile for the challenges we face. In selecting the next additions to our team, we have a vision to create a wholesome and nurturing workplace where effort is rewarded and exceptional performance is a daily given.




1 Belmont

Belmont Industrial Estate




Gemma Blackett


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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

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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