Business Administration Apprenticeship Kays Solicitors

Excellent opportunity working for an established solicitors practice, based in the West Midlands. You will be working in a busy office environment dealing with all aspects of business administration, customer service, accounts and legal drafting of documents.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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 9am – 5pm 8 hours

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Apprentice will play an important team role in the day to day planning, organisation and smooth running of the department.

Duties to include:

  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing telephone calls
  • Maintenance of filing system
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  • Maintaining database
  • Assisting with mail shots to customers
  • Typing of various items, including marketing material and general correspondence as required
  • Liaising with clients and service providers
  • Maintenance of staff personnel records, including updating holiday and sick leave and emailing holiday receipt
  •  Maintenance of internal computer systems
  • Responding to email

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Candidates must be well organised with good communication skills
  • An excellent telephone manner is required as well as the ability to work on their own initiative
  • Candidates must be computer literate and have experience of using Microsoft packages including Word and Excel
  • The successful candidate will be a team player who is able to work well under pressure
  • Candidate must be articulate with good interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

  • Candidates must be hardworking, reliable and willing to complete any tasks associated with their job role

Qualifications required

  • A*-C in Maths and English or equivalent qualifications

Future prospects

To be decided upon completion of training

Things to consider

May be subject to a Criminal Record check

About the employer

Fully qualified, accredited and regulated, Solicitors based in the Walsall Town Centre, we offer specialist legal services ranging from Immigration and Asylum issues to Family Law and Legal Agreements at competitive rates with friendly and efficient staff who hold your best interests at heart.


Kays Solicitors



George Street



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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

Performance Through People

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Performance Through People


Samantha Feeley 01922 651100

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017