Administration Apprentice Abate Ltd

Abate Pest Managment are looking for an Administration Apprentice who is motivated and ambitious to succeed and provide helpful support for their company. This vacancy will be based in the accounts department offering a variety of Administration tasks that will keep you busy and involved with the company! Interested in this role? Apply today!

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Closing date: 23 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday -Friday 9:00 am -5:00 pm (1 Hour Lunch)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Abate Pest Management Services is exactly what it says on the tin. They manage pest control for hundreds of their clients on a daily basis but as the business continues to grow, so must their staff. They're looking for a business & administration Apprentice for their office. This isn't your standard job role as although you will be based in the office, you will face different challenges every day dealing with their Administration duties!

The role will include:

  • Communicating over the telephone with clients and colleagues.
  • Working on the reception area, meeting and greeting customers.
  • Using excellent customer service continuously.
  • Organising and reporting data.
  • Managing in house computer systems.
  • Using a diary system.
  • Sending and receiving emails.
  • Dealing with postal duties.
  • Filing and maintaining internal documents.
  • Storing and retrieving information.
  • Scanning documents.

So if you're looking for a varied role and wanting to gain a national recognised qualification in Business Administration then apply today!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to make efficient use of resources.
  • Excellent people skills to be able to adapt to all levels and age groups.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner.
  • Basic English and Maths skills.

Personal qualities

  • Be able to use own initiative.
  • Ambitious individual, who is driven to achieve successful results.
  • Punctual.
  • Efficient.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • High level of motivation.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel packages and social media platforms.

Qualifications required

If you do not have an A-C grade in GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths, we will support you to achieve Functional Skills in these subjects during your programme.

Future prospects

After completion of the Apprenticeship programme there potentially may be a full time role available within the company, if a good impression is made during the progrmame.

Things to consider

Due to the location of this vacancy it would be desirable for the successful candidate to hold a full UK Driving License and to have access to their own car or reliable access to transport. The wage is currently advertised at £150 per week. If successful the wage is looking to get increased, or fuel allowance may be put in place. 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).

About the employer

Abate are local pest control experts in Norwich, Norfolk and throughout the East region. They are experts in pest control, and have been controlling and eliminating pests throughout East Anglia for 18 years. Their services include: • Rodent Control. • Bird Control. • Insect Control. • Woodworm Control. • Specialist Hygiene Services. They work to BRC accredition standard, Gold accredited by the NPTA, have triple ISO quality standards and offer a 100% money back guarantee.


Abate Ltd


20 Chapel Road

Morley St. Botolph


NR18 9TF

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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (where applicable)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

If you do not have an A-C grade in GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths, we will support you to achieve Functional Skills in these subjects during your programme.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by KEY TRAINING LIMITED


Molly Bergdahl 07584261620

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Closing date: 23 Aug 2017