Business Administration Apprenticeship Utp Merchant Services Ltd

You will be employed as an apprentice at this business whilst also attending college in order to gain your apprenticeship qualification in Business and Administration.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    30-40 hrs Mon-Fri between 8.30am-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001301853

  • Positions

    1 available

You will work four days a week at your business as an administration assistant, gaining your practical experience. You will then attend college once a week to gain your apprenticeship qualification. Tasks involved may include answering the phone, dealing with customer queries/orders, filing, arranging meetings and manning reception.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Previous work experience in an office environment is helpful as is customer service experience. A genuine interest in wanting to work in an office is essential.

Personal qualities

Attention to detail, confident and polite phone manner, good customer service skills, good time keeping, problem solver, professionally presented and enthusiastic.

Qualifications required

No qualifications are required for this apprenticeship. Functional skills are covered as part of the apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Learners can use this qualification to go into various office-based roles. You can progress onto the Level 3 apprenticeship and work your way up to Office Manager level which would be a management role often with team leader status. This qualification should give you transferable skills that will not limit you to one sector.

Things to consider

Working in a business can be busy and require you to manage multiple tasks at one time. You may be dealing with customer problems or complaints. You may have to complete tasks under tight time pressures. The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Universal Transaction Processing specialise in providing card payment solutions to small and medium size businesses. All of their credit card terminals are supplied with the latest security and technology and are partners with one of the UK’s largest Financial Institutions.

Employer

Utp Merchant Services Ltd

Address

Sapphire Plaza

Watlington Street

Reading

RG1 4RE

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Training provider

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business & Administration or Advanced Apprenticeship in Business & Administration depending upon previous experience and qualifications.
Intermediate apprentices will attend day release. 
Apprenticeships are made up of the Certificate or Diploma plus Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

CHILTERN TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chiltern Training Ltd

Contact

Admissions Team 01189566995 enquiries@chilterntraining.org


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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017