Sales Administrator Apprentice EKA QUARRY PRODUCTS LIMITED

This is a new position at a growing company that has just relocated to larger premises. Reporting to our managing director, the role is an opportunity to be involved in all areas of the business working with an existing team of 6 people. The role will be varied, with both routine and ad hoc duties.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Total pay is dependent on experience. Overtime may be available on occasion at time and a half.

    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

    The roles are 40 hours a week 7.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday at our yard in Newton Abbot. Overtime may be available on occasion at time and a half. Total hours per week: 40 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

·         Adding both purchase and sales orders onto the EKA system, updating and chasing ETAs in a time critical business.

·         Serving customers at the counter and over the phone

·         Liasing with yard staff to complete orders in a timely manner

·         Taking card and cash payments

The training you will be getting

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

·         This apprenticeship is equivalent to an A-Level

·         Training will take place both online and in person to meet the needs of the business and the apprentice.

·         If you do not already have your maths and English GCSE’s, then this will be achieved as part of your apprenticeship

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are a small family run business which has been in incorporated since 2014.  We encourage our apprentices to stay with us once they have finished their apprenticeship and will look to help you in what ever role you want to do.

This role will grow with the successful candidate as your knowledge of our products and procedures increases. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills


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

Things to consider

There are 4 main departments in the company and we all work to a common goal of making the company the best in our sector. We also enjoy social events, and our employees are recognised and rewarded when we feel they have gone above and beyond.

About the employer

EKA Quarry Products are a family owned sand and gravel quarry, we are one of the leading suppliers of aggregates and building materials throughout Devon. Our team of aggregate specialists offer a wealth of knowledge in a range of areas; from decorative gravel to garden stones and chippings, our experts have the skills to meet your needs.




Zigzag Quarry

Torquay Road

Newton Abbot

TQ12 5AT

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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


Steve Peters

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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