Administration Apprenticeship First Manufacturing Ltd

We require an Administrative Assistant/Apprentice within our busy office. Duties will include dealing with invoices and delivery notes, inputting data, using Sage Accounts, ordering supplies, answering the telephone and meeting guests.

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Closing date: 28 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, 10:00am - 4:00pm (5.5 hours a day paid). 27.5 hours per week due to business needs.

    Total hours per week: 27.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The job role will involve undertaking a wide range of clerical and administrative tasks throughout the office area, including:

  • Answering telephone
  • Meeting and greeting guests
  • Dealing with invoice and delivery notes
  • Basic inputting
  • Working within the Sage Accounts System
  • Ordering office equipment
  • General office duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Able to use Microsoft Office

Personal qualities

Preferably GCSE (or equivalent) Level 4 in English and Maths, although not essential.

Qualifications required

  • Reliable
  • Hard working
  • Self-motivated
  • Good team player

Future prospects

For the right candidate, this role could be developed significantly, from dealing with general HR issues, Health and Safety work and assisting our Purchasing and Logistics Manager.

Things to consider

Interview date - 5th October 2017.

About the employer

Manufacturer providing practical interior solutions for retail, office, education, medical and exhibitions.


First Manufacturing Ltd


Unit 5

Ryelands Business Park

Bagley Road


TA21 9PZ

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Be Safe Workbook

Training will take place in Taunton.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Somerset Skills & Learning


Tracey Kingsland-Bonshor 01278 426828

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017