Apprentice Office Assistant A To Z Interpreting & Translation Services Limited

Urgent vacancy! Apprentice Office Assistant required for A to Z Interpreting & Translation Services, a leading Interpreting & Translation Agency in Birmingham. Excellent opportunity to earn, learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification in Business Administration Level 2.

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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, 8am-8pm. Flexible between these hours

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Urgent vacancy!  Apprentice Office Assistant required for A to Z Interpreting & Translation Service, a leading Interpreting & Translation Agency in Birmingham.  Excellent opportunity to earn, learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification in Business Administration Level 2 for 12 months.

Gain valuable office experience in a very professional environment; the varied duties will include:

  • Dealing with telephone enquiries
  • Receiving bookings via telephone, email, fax
  • Inputting data
  • Using Excel to create spreadsheets
  • Create and maintain database for email marketing
  • Any other related duties to support business requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Good communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Written Skills

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Mature
  • Professional demeanor

Qualifications required

Maths and English at GCSE or Functional Skills

Future prospects

Possible opportunity to progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship/employment

Things to consider

• Please do not contact this employer; you must be eligible for the qualification first with the training provider, Gordon Franks Training, who will conduct the first interview (apply online or see the ‘contact details’ section). Once successful, your details will then be forwarded to the employer, for you to be considered for this vacancy. • Please research the employer and Gordon Franks Training. • From April 1st 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.

About the employer

A to Z Interpreting & Translation Services Ltd has staff who are experienced in all aspects of the provision of Interpreting personnel to both the public and private sectors. For their clients, they provide direct on site solutions that maximises their expertise in interpreting and translation services. For their staff, they provide exciting opportunities and ensure that they are given the resources you need to achieve success. For their partners, they create relationships that will enable you to effectively conclude business communications and to increase your success rates.


A To Z Interpreting & Translation Services Limited



Wheeleys Road


B15 2LL

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Training provider

  • Business Administration Level 2 qualification
  • Functional Skills qualifications in Maths/English/IT (additional support available if required)
  • Full training provided at employer site
  • Choice of online or paper-based portfolio
  • Regular Assessor Visits, Observations and Reviews
  • Witness Testimonies from Employer
  • Exams/Assessments/Workshops
  • Technical Certificate (industry knowledge)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gordon Franks


Shakera Rahman 0121 333 3001

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017