Business Administration Apprenticeship Kvasir Group

Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 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, 37-40 hours, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role will cover all manner of administration related duties including:

  • General administration
  • Communicating with customers on the telephone and face to face
  • Maintaining and inputting data on databases
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries
  • You will develop the skills and knowledge to provide assistance to staff and internal/external customers in a polite and efficient manner.

As the business administration apprentice you will undertake and successfully complete the advanced business and administration programme within an agreed timeline.

The employer requires someone who is adaptable and is willing to learn and take on new challenges. It is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a successful company with an excellent longstanding reputation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Motivated willingness to learn and have a positive attitude.

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeping,
  • Good communication skills and have an interest in business administration and want an apprenticeship.

Qualifications required

  • The ideal candidate will have GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade C or above in Maths, English & ICT.
  • Please note that Level 2 Adult Literacy and Level 2 Adult Numeracy will not be accepted.  This is due to certificate awarding body requirements.

Future prospects

An excellent opportunity to progress in a team of colleagues and learn several aspects of the business.

Things to consider

The first step of the application process is to attend Tyne North Training for an assessment/interview and an eligibility check.

About the employer

Kvasir Group Limited has developed rapidly into an established company encompassing staff with many years experience in offshore, marine and engineering sectors. The benefits of our expertise are either a focused specialist single or multi discipline facility where we take full responsibility for a variety of services. At Kvasir we know that time is of paramount importance. With offices in the UK and Bahrain we are able to respond quickly and professionally to all enquiries. Our extensive experience in the offshore, marine and engineering sectors has been gained over many years of delivering high quality solutions to clients worldwide.


Kvasir Group


Unit 16

Witney Way

Boldon Colliery

NE35 9PE

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Training provider

The advanced apprenticeship is typically a 24 month programme.

The apprenticeship also includes Employment Rights and Responsibilities as well as Personal Learning and Thinking Skills qualifications.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Tyne North Training Ltd


Paul Simpson

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017