An exciting, varied role working in the internal sales department of a fast moving manufacturing and distribution company servicing the Rail and Electrical Supply Industries. This is an evolving role offering an excellent career path which will suit an ambitious, enthusiastic, flexible individual with a can-do attitude and a willingness to learn.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 - Thursday, 9.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm, with 1/2-hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Gain working knowledge of SAP ERP system
  • Inputting of Sales Orders
  • Data input
  • Dealing with customer queries
  • Preparing quotations
  • General office admin duties
  • Order book monitoring
  • Telephone answering
  • Gain an understanding of technical drawings

This list is not exhaustive, and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the manager that are relevant to your role within the company to meet the overall business needs

The training you will be getting

As a Business Administration Apprentice, you will complete the following qualifications as part of your Apprenticeship:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard 
  • You will also develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work within an office environment
  • This apprenticeship is delivered in the workplace and 6 hours of your working time will be dedicated to training and learning new skills
  • You will be allocated a tutor who will provide you with personal support and assessment at pre-arranged times
  • Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged into your electronic portfolio

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Great prospects for progression to a full-time position for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Good attendance record, Can Do Attitude


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

Things to consider

The wage will be reviewed on a regular basis, dependent on the progression of the learner. Please check the location so you can travel on a daily basis.

About the employer

AUS was founded in 1998 and is conveniently located in Clayton West, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, just off junction 38/39 of the M1 and short distance from the M62. Today the company employs more than 50 highly experienced staff. Our business has been built around talking to our customers to find out what they need, whether it’s the right tool for the job or advice on a range of equipment for a major project.








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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


Mandy Hodson

01924 614523

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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