Apprentice Office Administrator Tuffa UK Ltd

Tuffa UK Limited are now recruiting an enthusiastic Office Administrator to complement their team based in Uttoxeter. It is hoped that the successful candidate will join the team and play their part in the successful running of the office.

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Closing date: 01 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 Times TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are excited to ask for candidates to apply for the opportunity to work with a prestigious storage tank manufacturer based in Uttoxeter.

Tuffa are recruiting an enthusiastic Office Administrator to complement their office team. They require a positive and enthusiastic person. Someone who, above all, is willing to learn. This means you don’t need to have previous experience but A*- C GCSE results or equivalent would put you at a very strong advantage.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Answering incoming telephone calls
  • Scanning, filling and archiving paperwork
  • Creating draft documents
  • Managing incoming and outgoing post
  • Greeting visitors
  • Following company procedure and workflow arrangements
  • Recording, updating and archiving information
  • Research for other departments- usually online
  • Use of office equipment (photocopier, fax machine etc.)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Candidates must be well organised with effective communication skills. An excellent telephone manner is required and candidates must be computer literate and have a working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Outlook. The successful candidate will understand their role in the team, be able to take direction, follow procedures and keen to learn. A systematic and methodical approach, with attention to detail is required.

Personal qualities

The successful candidate must have a desire to learn and be smart in appearance. They will be motivated with a responsible outlook and be prepared to work hard in a small business.

Qualifications required

Maths and English GCSE grade A* - C/4, or equivalent, would put you at a distinct advantage.

Future prospects

The successful candidate will have their progress reviewed throughout their Apprenticeship. It is hoped that you will establish yourself as valued team member and continue your development in the company. However, a final decision will be made on completion of the qualification.

About the employer

Tuffa UK is a well-established business offering a personable and professional service, whilst having the commitment and resources to go the extra mile for our customers. Tuffa are proud of their in house quality system and after-sales service.


Tuffa UK Ltd


Derby Road, Dovefields Industrial Estate


ST14 8SW

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Training provider

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Admin
  • Maths, English and ICT functional skills (If required)
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

Performance Through People

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Performance Through People


James 01543 460 050

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017