Work Experience Co-Ordinator Apprentice Empiric

The Apprentice will act as the co-ordinator of all NTG Team’s work experience engagement; this involves coordinating and confirming Work Experience Placements with students, schools, EBPs and companies to maximise the placement opportunity of teen girls into technology work experiences.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 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

    Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

• Present placement opportunities to school / EBP contact; providing key information with regards, to dates, location, number of students, company overview, and work experience overview.

• Contact Employers to coordinate and confirm dates

• Manage young schoolgirls, anticipating frequent communication and chasing of answers

• Update and Maintain Spreadsheets

• Update Work Experience Description forms

• Daily checking of emails and populating spreadsheets with information.

• Use project management tools (see Trello below) to update actions and update NTG Team

• Keep online surveys (see Typeform) up to date and follow up for results if not completed on time

• Work within laid down policies and procedures, but recognise there is regular need for creativity and innovation, for example: Identify effective ways to promote the work experience programme to EBPs, schools and students to capture timely and frequent engagement.

• Recognise the impact of deadlines and changing, plus conflicting priorities. Work will be subject to frequent changes and interruptions to workload and scheduling. Deadlines will be subject to change according to changing priorities.

• General office work


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• Communication: Confident and engaging; able to present information in a simple and concise manner.

The ability to switch between a professional business approach, and a professional friendly manner, as the Apprentice will be dealing with senior business people as well as children.

• Writing skills: A good command of English and Mathematics are required.

Ability to articulate clearly and concisely in an engaging style consistent with the NTG brand.

Ability to write for a variety of audiences.

IT literate, proficiency in Word, Excel etc., and good working knowledge of data bases.

Thorough: Attention to detail as there will be numerous pieces of information to distribute, change and redistribute.

To be able to multitask between applications and events.

• Prioritise: Ability to work under pressure and identify priorities and schedules of own or others daily work.

Must be able to effectively deliver against set targets to agreed deadlines.

• Interpersonal skills: Excellent people skills with the confidence to respond to positive or negative feedback from young people, schools and businesses in a professional and diplomatic manner.

Able to negotiate, persuade, problem solve and be flexible.

Personal qualities

The ability to switch between a professional business approach, and a professional friendly manner, as the Apprentice will be dealing with senior business people as well as children.

Qualifications required

There are no qualification requirements.

Future prospects

Progression onto level 3 or fulltime employment

About the employer

Empiric is an award winning Specialist Recruitment firm. Along with Wildcat Resource and Lifestar, Empiric is part of the Tourstan companies serving a global client base in Banking and Financial Services, IT, Energy Markets and Life Sciences. Empiric excels in developing Trainee Level Recruiters to become industry Top billers. We are currently expanding our teams in London, Glasgow and Singapore through our Trainee Development Programme and School Leavers Development Programme. Empiric is based in central London and is a 2 minute walk from Bank Station. The offices are modern and include a games area and bar for it employees. A great place to work and play.




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Training provider

NVQ Level 2 Business Administration and functional skills in Maths, English and ICT if required

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

Skills for Growth

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills For Growth


James Stares 0208 221 0500

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2017