Apprentice Business Administrator Visionsave

An exciting opportunity to work at a local opticians whilst undertaking a Business Administration Apprenticeship.

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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

    36 hours per week, with one day a week at College

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The person will be supporting the optician with various administrative tasks.

Main tasks will involve:

  • Filing
  • Greeting customers
  • Answering phone calls
  • Booking people in for sight tests
  • Filling forms
  • Inputting data into excel

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to speak Urdu and Hindi would be an advantage.
  • Communication skills.
  • Basic I.T literacy.
  • Working in a team.

Personal qualities

  • Pleasant.
  • Punctual.
  • Team worker.

Qualifications required

  • GCSEs in Maths and English at Grade C and above or equivalent is desirable.

Future prospects

Once completed an opportunity to have a full time job as an optical assistant.

Things to consider

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About the employer

Founded in 2012, we are a small independent family optician based next to Deane Medical centre, performing sight tests and dispensing glasses and contact lenses.




155 157

Deane Road



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Training provider

Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills Maths, English and IT (unless exemptions apply)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College


01204 482030

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017