Apprentice Administration Assistant


This is an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join a busy team by supporting a wide range of administration tasks as Administration Assistant.

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Closing date: 14 Jul 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Working week

Working days: Monday - Friday Start time: Cover opening hours from 8.30 am – 5 pm

Total hours per week: 36.50

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

31 Jul 2017

Date posted

30 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

To maintain efficient reception and administrative standards to ensure the highest patient service.

Duties to include:


  • Must be helpful and courteous to all co-workers
  • Responding to verbal and written requests by telephone, face to face and email in a timely manner


  • Maintain business confidentiality at all times

Filing and Administration

  • Maintaining the document management system efficiently, accurately and promptly through the scanning and logging of documents.
  • Dealing with basic accounts, sales and purchase tasks including entering details onto the accounts system and completing check lists
  • Assisting in all administration tasks

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will need:

  • To have good communication skills
  • To have good numeracy skills
  • To have a good standard of English, both reading and writing
  • To have a professional telephone manner
  • To have good Customer Service skills

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will need:

  • To be able to work well as part of a team and to be an outstanding team player
  • To have a proactive approach
  • To be punctual and reliable
  • Trustworthy

Qualifications required

Good level of maths and English, GCSE A-D or equivalent

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, it is hoped that the role will continue for the right applicant. Progress to a higher qualification

Things to consider

Telford College are managing this vacancy on behalf of this company. As part of the screening process of applications you may be contacted by Telford College and invited in for a face to face interview as part of our screening process. Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution. The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices from the 1st April 2017 is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. The new NMW applies to time working plus time spent training as this is also part of the Apprenticeship. Anyone not covered by this age category above will be entitled to the NMW appropriate for their age.

About the employer

BAC is a SME with 30 staff involved in administration, sales and manufacturing activities in Telford. Our goods are supplied worldwide in the protection of pipelines and equipment against the effects of corrosion. We are ISO 9001/14001 OHSAS 18001 accredited working with blue chip companies to provide high quality; technologically advanced solutions. We are part of Midroc a Swedish based global group which supports our activities and encourages best work practices.




Unit C10-C11

Stafford Park 11



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Training provider

As part of the apprenticeship the candidate will be working towards a workplace training plan within their organisation as well as working towards the apprenticeship framework components with Telford College. The candidate will achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Certificate in the Principles of Business Administration at  level 2
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT at level 1 or 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Telford College of Arts & Technology


Carol Bailey 01952 642271

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Closing date: 14 Jul 2017