Apprentice Office Administrator Michael's Bridal Wholesale Fabrics Limited

Do you love bridal wear? Then is the place for you. We have a wealth of customers throughout Europe and we are looking for an enthusiastic person to support a busy team. We deal internationally so a good understanding of French or German would be an asset. There are plenty of prospects for advancement for the right candidate.

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

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Over 5 days, days and daily working hours to be discussed at interview. 30 minute lunch break (paid).

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    53 weeks

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • 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.

As an Apprenitce Office Administrator you will have general office responsibilities for both local and International areas and to provide support for our close-knit and friendly team.

Some of the duties included will be:

  • Switchboard/telephone
  • Post in/out/couriers
  • Managing emails
  • Managing orders
  • Typing/correspondence
  • Data inputting
  • General filing duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic computer skills
  • English/Maths/ICT
  • Ability to work well on their own
  • Good telephone manner, polite and professional
  • Ability to work in an organised and structured way
  • Strong academics and a 2nd European language (French/German) are an advantage but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Enthusiastic
  • Organised
  • Good attention to detail
  • Articualte and presentable
  • Good sense of humour
  • Ability to work within a close knit team

Qualifications required

A*- D 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

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

Michael’s Bridal Fabrics are a family-run business which has been involved with bridal fabrics for over 20 years. Since then, the company has seen many changes but has always remained loyal to its belief in quality, good customer service and attention to detail. We pride ourselves in the range of beautiful fabrics we offer. This extensive range is supplemented with an ever expanding range of wedding laces, appliqués, crystal edgings, plain fabrics and many other products chiefly for making wedding dresses.


Michael's Bridal Wholesale Fabrics Limited


Unit F4

Northfleet Industrial Estate, Lower Road


DA11 9SW

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Training provider

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework - consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level 2, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and the Employee 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


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


Kent Training and Apprenticeships Business Support Team 0800 731 4297 KT&

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