Purchasing/Sales Administrator Apprentice 3T THERMAL TRANSFER TECHNOLOGY LTD

Thermal Transfer Technology is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers based in Seaham who are looking for a Business Admin apprentice to help support the Sales and Purchase Manager in day to day duties.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 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- Thursday 8:30-5pm Friday 8:30-3pm

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assisting with administrative work
  • Raising Sales orders
  • Responding to enquiries from current and/or potential Customers
  • Getting involved with new projects within 3T
  • Undertake other activities as when required
  • Expediting
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Amending purchase orders
  • Planning orders

The training you will be getting

  • Full Business Administrator Level 3 Standard
  • All training is completed at the workplace.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of permanent full-time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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

About the employer

Thermal Transfer Technology Limited (3T), is based in Seaham in the North East of England. The company can trace its history back to 1961 when Mogens Thomsen started his engineering business in Denmark. Since then the company has always put a lot of pride in it's products. 3T as we know it today was established in 1990 and has since grown into one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of finned-tube Heat Exchangers. 3T has a wide range of standard products which cover multiple HVAC and Refrigeration applications within a number of different market sectors. The factory and office sits on a 5.85 acre site near the North-East coast. Currently we have a staff level of nearly 100 working full time, split with 22 office staff and 71 production staff working over multiple shifts. With over 6000m² of custom built production space we are able to offer coils and units at the highest quality level with the knowledge that our lead times will be able to meet and often exceed most offered within the market.








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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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