Office Administrator Apprentice

GWK Engineering Ltd - AP39009 - BUSAD

Apprenticeship summary:

Are you looking for more than just a job? Do you want to kickstart your career with an apprenticeship that will offer career progression and pay rises? Look no further than the Office Administrator Apprentice vacancy at GWK Engineering Limited.

PETA Ltd are looking to recruit an Office Administrator Apprentice for GWK Engineering Limited, a family run sub-contract precision engineering company  based in Worthing. There will be opportunity for the Apprentice to support with a variety of office duties from customer service and deliveries to purchasing and stock taking.

There is the intention for a full-time role to be offered to the successful and suitable candidate upon completion of the apprenticeship. There will be the opportunity to move into a more senior role with a pay rise. This will allow you to eventually be your own boss and progress with your career.

Training to be provided: Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard. You will complete a 15 month apprenticeship which includes 10 days at the PETA training centre in Cosham. You will be supported every 6 weeks with visits from your PETA Learning & Development Coach.

About the role

The Office Administrator Apprentice will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Phoning customers
  • Scanning incoming documents
  • Purchasing material through the MRP system
  • Receiving and booking material
  • Stock taking
  • Inputting inventory items; data input
  • Collating and organising information
  • Organising deliveries
  • Wrapping, packing and printing orders
  • Other general office duties


  • Opportunity for frequent pay rises
  • Small but busy company with a family feel
  • Supportive manager with a proven track record of apprentice success
  • Weekly pay
  • Modern factory site
  • Working with prestigious customers
  • Hourly holiday allowance
  • A company laptop will be provided


• 40 hours per week • Monday 08:00-16:30 • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 08:00-17:30 • Early finish Friday 08:00-13:00

Essential skills

The ideal Office Administrator Apprentice will have the following skills and experience:

  • Highly organised
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail will be critical
  • Good numeracy and communication skills
  • Ability to embrace a fast paced environment
  • GCSEs in maths and English with at least a grade 4/C are required.

Desirable skills

  • An interest in engineering is desirable but not essential
  • Customer service experience is beneficial

About the company

At GWK Engineering Ltd, we provide precision CNC machining and sub-contract engineering services for commercial clients throughout Worthing. Established in 1983, we are a sub-contract precision engineering company built on trust, quality and innovation.

Don’t delay; apply for the Office Administrator Apprentice role today and see where this role could take you!

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We look forward to receiving your application!