Central Business Administration Apprentice

Advanced Building Composites Ltd

Working alongside the current administration team to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the office. The role will enable you to learn all aspects of our procedures to include both the sales administration and some accounts duties. This is good opportunity for someone looking to gain all round office experience.

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Closing date: 02 Jun 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 - Friday. 37.5 Hours per week. Start time: 09:00. Finish time: 17:00. (this includes 30 minutes unpaid lunch )

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

12 Jun 2017

Date posted

17 May 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available


  •  Screening calls and taking detailed, accurate messages where necessary
  • Photocopying, faxing, binding and filing all company documents 
  • Helping company employees with email correspondence 
  • Updating contact and sale prices lists on the company database 
  • Check stationery inventories to ensure all stock is up to date, ordering more when necessary 
  • Managing and franking outgoing post 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will need knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will need the following qualities:

  • Must be reliable
  • Must be trustworthy and honest (dealing with confidential information may be required)
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Must be capable of working to deadlines

Qualifications required

The successful candidate will need maths and English GCSE’s or equivalent grades A – E.

Future prospects

Apprentices that show themselves to be hardworking, willing to go the extra mile, conscientious and really want to learn will be offered the opportunity of full time employment with the company following successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

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. The location of the company is on an industrial estate away from the town centre. There are however bus routes if the person does not have their own transport.

About the employer

We are a market leader in the supply of products to the Utility, Civils and Drainage Infrastructure sectors. Our core products include; Underground Access Chambers, Manhole Covers & Frames, Manhole Ladders, Channel Drainage and Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems


Advanced Building Composites Ltd


Unit D4

Hortonwood 10



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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 Administration
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths & ICT at Level 1 or 2
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Professional Administration

Training provider


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


Carol Bailey 01952 642452 apprentices@tcat.ac.uk

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2017