Office Admin Apprentice COUNTERPLAS LTD

Exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing company and support a small team with essential office duties. You will be collaborating with other colleagues to manage and process daily sales orders, gaining valuable insights into the thriving e-commerce market

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Closing date: 10 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,570.56 to £20,860.84

    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

    Mon – Thursday, 8.00 - 5.00pm and Friday, 8.00am - 2.30pm

    Total hours per week: 38.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Providing exceptional customer service through effective communication via phone calls and emails, ensuring our customers' satisfaction.
  • Proactively managing stock and overseeing the intake and booking in of new deliveries, ensuring smooth operations.
  • Participating in regular team update and review meetings, contributing your ideas and insights to the company's growth.
  • Undertaking basic admin duties and ad-hoc tasks, fostering a comprehensive skill set in business administration. We believe in hands-on experience, rapid learning, and making a real impact.

So, if you're itching to be a part of something exciting and get your career off to an exhilarating start, join us

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Functional skills in maths and English level 2 (if required)
  • In-house systems training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A permanent, full time position

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, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Friendly and approachable, Reliable, Hard working


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade GCSE Grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) Essential

About the employer

Counterplas is a leading technical plastic injection molder operating within the UK, and has over many years built a reputation for innovation and excellence. We have a large selection of modern, energy efficient machines that range from 85 ton to 1500 ton.








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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


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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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