Office Administration Apprentice Yorkshire Windows & Doors Limited

A fantastic Apprenticeship opportunity has arisen to work within Yorkshire Windows & Doors, a local, well established company. The selected candidate will take part in many different administrative duties and also work towards an NVQ in Business Administration. If you are interested, please click the link to apply.

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Closing date: 04 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, 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The selected candidate will take part in the following duties: 

  • Answering the telephone 
  • Booking in appointments
  • Opening the post and taking outgoing post to the Post Office
  • Dealing with customers in reception
  • Making up new customer files
  • Sales and purchase ledger
  • Database entry 
  • Sage Accounts program
  • Word & Excel data entry 
  • Taking customer payments
  • Filing 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good interpersonal skills

Excellent customer service

Strong Team Player

Ability to follow specific instructions

Good positive, friendly attitude

Organised & focused approach        

Pleasant & confident manner

Excellent telephone manner

Excellent communication skills

Helpful and positive attitude in a busy environment

Able to project a respectable and professional image

Ability to maintain a calm approach and work effectively under pressure

Good IT skills and working knowledge of most Microsoft Office packages

Personal qualities

An enthusiastic & friendly approach to work

Must be willing to listen & learn

Willing to learn and develop

Very accurate

Happy to help






Qualifications required

No formal qualifications are required but you must have the ability to complete the NVQ and Functional Skills (if applicable).

Future prospects

Opportunity to go onto an Advanced Apprenticeship, advance in the workplace or go onto Higher Education.

Things to consider

All of the recruitment is being done through Hull Business Training Centre, please do not contact the company directly.

About the employer

Yorkshire Windows & Doors recently celebrated 21 years manufacturing, supplying and installing windows, doors and conservatories in the Hull & East Riding area. From its early beginnings off Newland Avenue, to more recent times off Stoneferry, Yorkshire Windows & Doors has been an integral part of the Hull business community for over 2 decades.


Yorkshire Windows & Doors Limited


Unit 2

Bergen Way



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Training provider


Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Business and Administration consisting of:


  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business and Administration (QCF)
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Mathematics
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in ICT


You will be required to attend a half day session at the Training Centre where you will work towards any functional skills that you have to take and the technical element. The NVQ or ITQ will be carried out at the workplace by taking evidence from your job.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hull Business Training Centre


Molly Tranmer 01482 211714

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2017