Business Administration Apprentice Curran & Pinner

To efficiently undertake basic administration and clerical duties and supporting the smooth running of the office.

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Closing date: 17 Nov 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

    Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As acting in an assisting role during your hours of employment at Curran & Pinner your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Office cover – Greeting customers as they enter the premises and effectively direct their enquiry to the correct department / person. There may be instances where you need to provide cover in any of our 3 branches.
  • Answering telephone enquiries – Answering unanswered / overflow telephone calls and directing the enquiry to the correct department / person. Effectively taking messages if no other staff members are available.
  • Assisting the administration department – Providing general assistance by performing a range of tasks which will include; issuing of letters, collating reports for the sales & lettings teams, recording of key handovers to clients and contractors, issuing reports to clients, managing the board stock and instructing the board company on changes and new instructions, liaising with clients to ensure Curran & Pinner holds all relevant information on files, updating window displays, collating property particulars.

As part of the above, the suitable candidate will require a number of skills, some of which will be taught during the apprenticeship and others can be developed on an ongoing basis. These skills will include, good communication with a good telephone manner, well presented, Accurate timekeeping, motivation and proactive thinking to assist when the need arises, good IT skills with Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Qualifications required

None specified.

Future prospects

Possible permanent position.

Things to consider

You will be working 4 days a week and every other Saturday.

About the employer

Welcome to our shiny new website! Whether you’re looking to buy or sell, rent or let, or need some help managing your properties, you’ve come to the right place. Moving house or deciding to let your property can be a daunting experience. Curran & Pinner are here to support and guide you through the process. We have 5 principles that underpin the way we do business. These are: 1) We’re good We have 40 years combined experience, we know what we’re doing and people come back to us time and time again. But don’t take our word for it; here are a few kind words that our customers have said about us.... 2) We give realistic valuations They might not be the highest, but they’re honest. They’ll be completely in tune with current market conditions and you won’t be constantly under pressure from us to lower your price. 3) Our costs are transparent You’ll always know exactly what you’re being charged and what it’s for. Nothing is hidden and no cost will be a surprise to you. 4) We only employ proud, professional people Our teams work on a higher-than-average basic salary. They work with integrity and are incredibly committed. Give us a call and judge for yourself. 5) You’ll never need to chase us We return every phone call and reply to every email, you’ll always know what’s going on.


Curran & Pinner



Albemarle Road



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Training provider

Business Administration Level 2/3 and functional skills in English, Maths and ICT if required

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited


Emily Laurenza 01277725974

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Closing date: 17 Nov 2017