Business Administrator Apprentice VIRASEL VALVE SOLUTIONS LTD

Virasel Valve Solutions are looking for a professional and organised individual to work within their office providing administration to the team. You will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of their business, including tasks such as data entry, ISO support and administrative duties.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2024

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 to Friday, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 May 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

In this role you will be providing administration to the office and assisting with ISO support tasks. Some of the duties include:

Office Support

  • Data entry into various spreadsheets
  • Filing both paper and electronically
  • Archiving when needed
  • Scanning & electronic filing of documents/receipts
  • Booking goods inwards & updating spreadsheet/paperfile 
  • Support with expenses
  • Managing fleet vehicles (booking MOTs, road tax & repairs)
  • LinkedIn support creating posts & content
  • Raising purchase orders 

ISO Support

  • Calibrating devices by obtaining quotes, raising purchase orders and updating various spreadsheets
  • Approved suppliers - ensuring spreadsheet and supplier's information are up to date. Sending new suppliers applications & approving returned documents 
  • Customer feedback - sending out requests for customer feedback via  email & Google
  • Ensure company policies are up to date and displayed and signed/dated
  • Change internal templates to become easier to use
  • Monitor and measure - help maintain graphs & data
  • Support Office Manager with ongoing ISO accreditations

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administration at Redcar & Cleveland College
  • Functional skills maths & English, if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Microsoft Office knowledge, Professional, Time management, Able to follow instructions


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

About the employer

Virasel Valve Solutions Ltd is one of the UK’s leading Valve Companies with extensive experience of servicing, repairing and suppling all types of valves and flame arrestors. We work with customers across all industries from Pharmaceutical, Power, Utilities, Oil/Gas, Chemical, Food/Beverages, the list goes on. Our office and workshop is based in Teesside (Riverside Park Industrial Estate). We also have a fully equipped emergency rapid response mobile workshop which means we can travel to our customers and overhaul valves on site or we can bring them back to the workshop. We are an accredited SafeContractor, which assures our customers that we always adhere to stringent safety standards. We are passionate and dedicated on delivering the very best customer service experience and exceptional performance on every job. We are an approved Repair Centre for Protego in the UK specialising in Tank Protection devices in which we test and certify to API2000 standard. We are TUV approved and hold ISO9001 and ISO14001 certificates and are working towards achieving ISO 45001 later this year.








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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


Anna Harper


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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