Office Administrator Apprentice Quality Environmental Services

This office based support role seeks a committed and aspiring individual to work within the small team and provide a variety of administrative services and functions to the business. You will be naturally confident in conversation both to colleagues and clients, possess a good telephone manner and have good, up to date operational IT skills.

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

    Monday-Friday National Minimum Wage for Age Group negotiated

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Reporting to the Director:

Duties will include:

  • Telephone Handling - internal and external
  • Filing Archiving
  • General Housekeeping
  • IT - use of Microsoft Office
  • Produce documents
  • Input & process order documentation
  • Maintain databases
  • Produce letters and correspondence
  • Attend Sheffield College - City Campus for one day per week in the first weeks

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Information Technology
  • Administration Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Listening Skill
  • Team Building Skills
  • Literacy Skills
  • Organisational Skills

Personal qualities

  • Literate & Numerate
  • Good operational understanding of Microsoft Suite
  • Confident & Professional telephone manner
  • Confident in talking with people
  • Ability to retain information
  • Quick learner
  • Personable
  • Well presented
  • Flexible - can deal with changing situations

Qualifications required

  • 4 GCSE's Grade A*-C including English & Maths or equivalents.

Future prospects

Sustained employment with further accredited training for the individual who commits to the apprenticeship with assured drive and determination to succeed.

Things to consider

Candidates must ensure sustainable transport means to reach both employer location S3 8AG and Sheffield College - City Campus S2 2RL

About the employer

QES are water & air treatment and management specialists with over 20 years experience in developing and delivering air and water quality regimes to organisations of all sizes throughout the UK.


Quality Environmental Services


Unit 8, Neepsend Industrial Estate

80 Parkwood Road


S3 8AG

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Training provider

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

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


Hannah Beatson

Other information

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).

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017