Business Administration Apprentice SME Ltd

Business Administration Apprentice wanted to work within SME Ltd based in Steyning. The successful candidate will be dealing with telephone queries & replying to emails. There will be some financial related duties and typing of letters along with date entry, filing & photocopying. This role includes a Business Administration qualifciation.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Mon - Fri hours to be confirmed at interview and will range from 30 to 40 hours per week which will include a lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001288248

  • Positions

    1 available

Business Administration Apprentice wanted to work within SME Ltd based in Steyning. The successful candidate will be dealing with telephone queries & replying to emails. There will be some financial related duties and typing of letters along with date entry, filing & photocopying. This role includes a Business Administration qualifciation.

The Apprentice will be carrying out the following;

  • Answering the telephone and liaising with customers & suppliers enquiries and taking messages.
  • Dealing promptly with email correspondence
  • Producing invoices, quotations & orders
  • Data input using Datafile, Word & Excel software
  • Daily accounting and reconciliations
  • Health & Safety administration 
  • Typing letters
  • General office duties such as photocopying, filing, laminating, incoming post
  • Diary management
  • Holiday cover

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel & Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of Project would be advantageous
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise work
  • Good communication skills, including telephone manner and email

Personal qualities

  • Self motivated
  • Proactive and positive
  • Keen to learn new methods
  • High standard of presentation
  • Confident    

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 4 GCSE’s at Grade C (or equivalent) to include English and Maths    

Future prospects

On successful completion, SME Ltd would support further training and a full time business administration position.

Things to consider

If you are shortlisted to attend interview the employer will contact you direct via telephon or email. Please ensure you check these regularly as you may miss out on any important information we provide you with. Due to the large volume of applicants, if you have not heard back within 2 weeks of your application it will indicate you have unsuccessful. Interview and start dates are subject to change. All applications must be made through Apprenticeship Vacancies website. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): 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.

About the employer

SME was formed in 1946 under the name “The Scale Model Equipment Company” to manufacture scale models and parts for the model engineering trade. SME manufacture premium high quality precision engineered components for the industry sectors of Aerospace, Formula 1, Automotive and Medical Equipment.

Employer

SME Ltd

Address

Mill Road

Steyning

BN44 3GY

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Training provider

The Apprenticeship is made up of the following components:

1. Diploma (Level 2 or 3)  - this is the practical and technical based component where the apprentice demonstrates that they have the skills and knowledge to meet the required national standard.  Exams are taken for each module of the Certificate
2. Functional Skills, if required, are delivered at the college and are made up of English, Maths and sometimes IT. The Apprentice builds up a portfolio of both to show they are able to effectively communicate and use numbers in the workplace.  Each Functional Skill is assessed by an online test and a portfolio of evidence. The level of Functional Skill will depend on the level of the apprenticeship.
3. ERR (Employment Rights and Responsibilities). This component is used to make Apprentices aware of their employment rights and responsibilities. The apprentice completes this component in a question and answer format in a workbook
4. PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills) comprises six groups of skills that together with the Functional Skills are essential to success in learning, life and work. These are; managing one's self, managing relationships with others, managing one's own learning performance and work. These are embedded within the other components of the apprenticeship framework.

 

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

CITY COLLEGE BRIGHTON AND HOVE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City College Brighton & Hove

Contact

Hayley Warne 01273 667788 apprenticeship@ccb.ac.uk


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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017