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Apprentice Administration Assistant / Receptionist S & D SOLUTIONS (UK) LTD

A great opportunity to join a family run manufacturing business, supporting the management team in all aspects of business support. The ideal candidate will be self-motivating, responsible, honest and versatile. In return we offer flexible working hours and a long term opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    30 hours per week, Monday to Friday flexible working schedule can be discussed. Half hour unpaid lunch break

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Welcome visitors to the premises, maintain the visitor register.

Answer phone calls and determine purpose of the call.

Take and deliver messages accurately and completely.

Sort and distribute incoming mail, both hard copy and electronic, organise courier deliveries.  

Monitor utility contracts and create pro-formas.

Scan and collate documents on to the ERP system.

Actively update all of our social media platforms and communicate any external activity.

Update databases and maintain spreadsheets.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession. You will experience a blended learning model. You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, there may be the opportunity to further develop your skills by working towards a higher level programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Essential

About the employer

S&D Solutions (UK) Ltd specialise in plastic fabrications with much of our work falling into one of three camps – Medical, Retails or Machine Guarding. We pride ourselves on being able to quickly design, manufacture and if required, install high quality and effective guarding for medical and food/drink industry production machinery as well as in many other sectors.







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Training provider




01623 900468

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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