Downhurst Engineering Ltd

Apprentice Administration Assistant


Downhurst Engineering Ltd

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £187.50
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday between 9.00am - 5.00pm with a 1/2 hour lunch break
duration: 18 months
start: 10 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Business and Administration (apprenticeship standard)
1 October 2019 (application closing date)
Downhurst Engineering are looking for an Apprentice Administration Assistant to join their friendly team. This is a great opportunity for you to start you career in Business Administration.


Job role will include:

  • Making and receiving telephone calls
  • Recording purchase orders
  • Entering sales invoices
  • Entering purchasing invoices
  • Completing dispatch paperwork
  • Helping with dispatch when required
  • Keeping stock levels up to date 
  • Any other office duties as and when required

Future Prospects

There will potentially be a full time position available for the right candidate, dependant upon performance.

Reality Check

This is a busy office and would ideally suit someone who has had some previous customer service experience.

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Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Literate
  • Good IT skills
  • Team player
  • Numerate
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to follow instruction

Qualities Required

  • Can work independently
  • Asks for help when unsure
  • Positive attitude
  • Self motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Trustworthy
  • Honest
  • Has integrity

Qualifications Required

Maths and English GCSE's at grade A* - D (9-3) or the equivalent.

Training Provided

  • Certificate (NVQ) in Business Administration Level 2
  • Certificate in Principles of Business Administration Level 2
  • Functional Skills Mathematics Level 1
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 1