Administration Assistant Apprentice ASTON SHAW LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to join a renowned Chartered Accounts busy office working alongside the Administration Manager. The successful candidate will learn and carry out all areas of office administration such as answering phones, greeting clients, sorting post etc. Assessment for the course will be done in the workplace by the course provider.

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Closing date: 21 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 9 till 5.15pm - Friday 9 till 5pm

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Based in the Administration team on front reception you will report directly to the office manager.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • To provide a range of clerical duties including photocopying, sending emails, filing, message-taking, sorting and distributing post, etc.
  • To greet clients and offer them refreshments.
  • To deal with all customer contact effectively, and courteously, in line with company policies and procedures.
  • To maintain manual and computerised systems including inputting data, keeping records, confidential and general filing systems as directed.
  • To assist with the organisation of meetings and events, ensuring that all necessary arrangements are made.
  • To contribute to setting up office procedures.
  • To study towards and complete the NVQ level 2 in Business Administration.
  • Any other appropriate duties under the direction of the line manager for the placement, applicable to the grade and qualifications of the post.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Reliable, organised and able to meet deadlines.
  • Competent numerical and IT skills.
  • Confident phone manner.

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing personality with great communication skills and ability to build strong relationships.

Qualifications required

  • It is essential that you have or expect to achieve GCSE's, or equivalent, graded C/5 or above in English and Maths.

Future prospects

Progress to manager of administration team.

Things to consider

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

Chartered Certified Accountants, Tax & Business Advisers. 5 Offices based in Norwich, Ipswich, Cambridge, Dereham & Gt Yarmouth.




2 Trust Court



CB24 9PW

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Training provider

  • You will achieve an apprenticeship in Business Administration.
  • Functional Skills in Maths Level 1, English Level 1 and ICT Level 1.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College


Camilla Goding 01223 226322

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Closing date: 21 Nov 2017