Apprentice: Administration Assistant LEIGHTON VANS LIMITED

This automotive vehicle conversions business are seeking an individual to provide valuable support within a busy office environment to the business administration functions of the organisation. You will be naturally self- motivated and keen to learn.

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

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri with 30 min lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsible to the Manager, duties will range from:

  • Telephone handling - internal and external customers
  • Office support: Learn and develop working knowledge of the new software system - Dragon
  • Learn and develop working knowledge of the SAGE system
  • Filing Archiving General housekeeping
  • IT - use of Microsoft office suite
  • Produce documents
  • Purchase materials
  • Input and process order documentation
  • Maintain databases
  • Produce letters & correspondence
  • You will attend Sheffield College - City Campus for 1 day per week in the first 15 weeks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Information Technology
  • Administration Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Numeracy Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Social Media Skills
  • Team Building Skills
  • Literacy Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Organisational Skills

Personal qualities

  • Literate & Numerate
  • Desirable - interest and working knowledge in the design of social media and websites
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Confident in dealing with clients, colleagues in a face to face environment
  • High level of professional presentation
  • Ability to retain information
  • Quick learner
  • Personable
  • Can do person
  • Well presented
  • Pro active
  • Flexible

Qualifications required

  • 4 x GCSE Grade A*-C English & Maths or equivalents Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

Future prospects

Sustained employment with prospect to progress to next level of apprenticeship and further accredited training for the aspiring candidate.

Things to consider

Candidates should ensure sustainable transport means to reach both employer location on Bradmarsh Industrial Estate, Rotherham S60 1BX and Sheffield College - City Campus S2 2RL

About the employer

We're based at Bradmarsh Industrial Estate in Rotherham and have been a used VW T5, T6 Panel and Kombi specialist for a number of years. Many hundreds of customers now enjoy a unique Leighton Vans Sportline T6 Transporter and we've created many amazing, totally bespoke Transporters for those enjoying life through Mountain Biking, fishing, surfing, windsurfing, scuba diving, Kite Boarding, skiing, MotoX, BMX�the list goes on!




Unit 1

Dodds Close


S60 1BX

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of a Business Administration

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


Mark Senior

Other information

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click the apply button. This will take you through to The Sheffield College Apprentice Application Portal

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

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Oct 2017