Business Administration Apprentice, Nottingham LINEAR INSULATION LIMITED

If you want to learn and have a keen interest in office administration and business operations then this could be the role for you. The successful applicant will have a willingness to learn and within their role be responsible for carrying out a variety of tasks in order to support the day-to-day business operations.

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Closing date: 31 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 to Friday 8am – 5pm with 1 hour for lunch. Can be flexible around bus times to work shorter days.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a long lasting role with further progression opportunities on completion so a fantastic prospect.

  • Assist with answering incoming calls and connecting to the relevant person or to record a detailed message to pass on to relevant member of the team.
  • General daily filing and photocopying within the department, including scanning, printing and binding files.
  • Folding plans specifically as shown.
  • Logging and distribution of incoming post and fax messages as they arrive to the relevant personnel.
  • General typing of quotes and data inputting as required by colleagues.
  • Efficiently use Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, and Email to complete various tasks.
  • Assist with cover in periods of absence of other colleagues.
  • Carry out any other duties as specified by the Management to assist in ensuring the business runs as smoothly as possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to build good working relationships with colleagues.
  • Motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to prioritise workload.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Willingness to try new tasks.

Personal qualities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • Previous office experience.
  • Organised and attention to detail.
  • Comfortable using basic features of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Reliable and good timekeeping.

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSE Grades A* to C or 9-4 (new grades) or equivalent are essential, specifically in Maths and English.

Future prospects

Vision Business has strong employer links within the sector and we encourage all our employers to consider further opportunities, this may include progression onto an advanced/higher apprenticeship or full time employment.

Things to consider

Please note: • Only applications with a current contact number and/or email address can be accepted. • All applications are acknowledged by telephone in the first instance. • Every applicant must attend a Vision Business Assessment Centre prior to being presented to the employer. • From 1st April 2017 the National Minimum Wage (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 National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit: On successful appointment: • You will be entitled to receive statutory annual leave. • This is a weekly/monthly paid post. • You are responsible for funding your own travel to and from your place of work. • You must work with your Specialist to complete apprenticeship work on time and to the best of your ability. • You must conduct yourself in a safe and diligent manner and comply with health and safety policies and procedures. • You must uphold and promote the company policies and procedures, promoting those specifically to your area of work, including Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding. • Please note this vacancy may close earlier than the planned closing date in the event of the position being filled.

About the employer

Established in 2006 and specialising in all aspects of Insulation and Trace Heating. Our success is in the main due to our on-going commitment to our clients, both existing and new. One of our values is to understand customers better than anyone. We go to great lengths to form a good working relationship with our customers whilst offering support and guidance where required. As an insulation company we like to pride ourselves on the quality but also the cost at which we can install all types of insulation and finishes.





Lockwood Close



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Training provider

  • Vision Business is part of the West Nottinghamshire College Group.  West Nottinghamshire College is one of the largest and most successful colleges in the country with a well-earned reputation for excellence particularly in the areas of apprenticeships. The college was named a national Beacon College in 2009. With 30,000 students nationwide and links with over 2,000 employers, we are a high-profile centre of education that is well known for producing work-ready, ambitious and highly-skilled individuals.  We offer apprenticeships, advanced apprenticeships and adult apprenticeships in a range of sector specialisms.
  • An apprenticeship is an on the job learning programme that allows you, the apprentice, to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards theory elements in addition to putting the theory into practice, some of this will be in your own time.
  • As part of your apprenticeship and dependent on your prior attainment you may be required to complete Maths, English and ICT Functional Skills which are an integral part of your apprenticeship.   Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition.
  • Vision Business will also work with you to ensure your knowledge of Employment Rights and Responsibilities are at the required level for an apprentice.
  • Should you have any questions or wish to discuss this or any other vacancy please call the Vision Apprentices team on 01623 627191 extension 8799.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Vision West Nottinghamshire College


Reece Hunt 01623 627 191

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017