Apprentice Business Administrator

Mga Controls Ltd

The role of the business administrator will be to support our sales teams across both the Process sector and the Water sector. You will be involved in all manners of Business Admin including sales order processing and documentation.

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Weekly wage


Total hours per week

40 hours

Expected duration

21 months

Possible start date

03 May 2021


The role will include the following activities:

  • Sales Order processing of orders received by the sales teams within the business
  • Raising of requisitions and purchase orders on suppliers
  • ‘SalesForce’ administration (our chosen CRM system)
  • ‘Sage’ administration
  • Admin relating to ISO 9001 Quality System and our Health & Safety system
  • An understanding of basic book-keeping skills would be advantageous but is not necessarily essential
  • The successful candidate would benefit from having previously worked in a sales environment

Working week

Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm.

40 hour per week

Date posted

19 Feb 2021

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


  • Good organisational skills
  • Knowledge and proficiency in using Microsoft Office


5 x GCSE A*-D /  9-3 which must include GCSE English at  A*-C / 9-4 and maths at  A*-D / 9-3 or equivalent.

Personal Qualities

Positive attitude and hard working.

Future Prospects

Full time employment.

About the employer

MGA Controls SMB Located in Burscough Lancashire we been supplying the Process and Industrial marketplaces with Controls, Instrumentation and Valves for over 30 years now and partners with the industries most popular brands to deliver a complete product range to our customers.

We are much more than just a valve stockist; we are a complete solution provider with a high level of technical and consultancy capability. We encourage our customers to bring us their problems and we will deliver to them solutions that work.


Mga Controls Ltd


Unit 6A
Swordfish Close
L40 8JW

Training provider

You will be working towards the following qualification/standard:

Business Administrator – Level 3

This includes:

  • Main Learning Objectives – Support a business administrator’s role in the workplace, principles of business administration, managing performance, communication in a business environment, project management, ICT for business.
  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • EPA (End Point Assessment) – Towards the final few months of the apprenticeship you will complete your End Point Assessment. This includes a knowledge test, portfolio-based interview and a project/improvement presentation. All assessment methods will be conducted and graded by an independent EPAO.

This Apprenticeship is completed within the workplace. You will be assessed through written work and observation throughout your training. You will be given time by your employer to complete portfolio work, attend training, workplace shadowing and any other opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.

Training framework

Business Administrator

Training provider



Kirsty Gregory

Application instructions

Application closing date: 01 May 2021

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