Business Administration Apprentice Gate Trading Company

We are looking for a Business Admin Apprentice to assist within our busy but friendly office.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm With 1 hour lunch break (unpaid)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    53 weeks

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001248513

  • Positions

    1 available

The employer has asked that you do not contact them directly. Doing so could jeopardise your application.

If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered.

Main duties:

  • Basic administration duties
  • Answering and sending emails
  • Answering Telephone and making calls,
  • Distributing post
  • Basic financial accounting, receipting and recording cash & Cheque payments
  • Meet and greet customers
  • Reception cover
  • Photocopying
  • Filing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Methodical approach
  • Computer literate
  • Punctual
  • Good to work on your own or as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn

Personal qualities

  • Confident but pleasant telephone manner and face to face manner
  • Approachable
  • Discreet-business and client confidentiality is imperative
  • Punctual

Qualifications required

A*- C GCSE Grades in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.

Future prospects

• Potential for full time employment for the right candidate. • There are opportunities to progress from a Level 2 to a Level 3 qualification • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions • The Qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies. Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers.

Things to consider

From 1st April 2017, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. INTERVIEW We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date. Reality Check You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst awaiting for your first wages to be paid.

About the employer

Gate Trading is a Private Limited Company. The company was incorporated 2014. Our primary retail focus is B2C and the range mainly consists of: Garden Buildings and Structure Spas / Hot Tubs Garden Furniture Outdoor Leisure

Employer

Gate Trading Company

Address

Unit M

9

Canterbury Road

Folkestone

CT18 7JA

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Training provider

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework - consisting of the Intermediate (Level 2) NVQ, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and the Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Workbook. It may be necessary for you to complete Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT – subject to previous achieved grades.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kent Training & Apprenticeships

Contact

Kent Training and Apprenticeships Business Support Team 0800 731 4297 KT&A@kent.gov.uk


Employer's Application Instructions

This employer has requested all applicants to apply through Kent Training and Apprenticeships online application system – Therefore, to apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the online instructions.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Sep 2017