Apprentice Business Administrator OLICANA PRODUCTS LTD

Providing essential administrative support to the Sales office, General office, and Production team.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,501.92 to £20,725.38

    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, 8.25 hours per day. Friday - 5.25 hours (early finish). Shift times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 38.25

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Providing support & cover for the Sales Co-ordinator
  • Processing customer orders
  • Responding to customer emails and telephone enquiries
  • Matching delivery notes to invoices
  • Filing invoices & purchase orders
  • Health & Safety
  • Sales Analysis
  • Margin analysis
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Meet & Greet Visitors
  • General admin including photocopying, laminating, filing, data input

The training you will be getting

  • This apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position within the organisation
  • The apprentice will receive a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship qualification
  • The Apprentice will attend college Tuesday's fortnightly, as a day release

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There may be a permanent position available on successful completion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Microsoft Knowledge, Knowledge of SAGE 50


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Olicana is a specialist provider of tubular metal products. We produce a high-quality service and supply parts to several different industries. We also have a powder coating facility onsite.






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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


Holly McFadyen


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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