General Administration Apprentice Gpsk Limited

We are looking for an apprentice to provide administrative support. You'll handle enquiries, paperwork and sales tasks with 'can-do' proactive enthusiasm.

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Closing date: 24 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

    9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (37.5 hrs per week)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include - but not be limited to:

  • General clerical tasks (e.g Data entry, document typing, filing, post and document distribution).
  • Answering telephone enquiries and routine correspondence (including emails).
  • Reviewing office procedures and recommending changes as necessary.
  • Making arrangements for meetings and greeting visitors.
  • Keeping routine financial records and processing routine purchases of office supplies.
  • Producing business documents.
  • Working alongside sales, helping promote sales to achieve targets and deadlines.
  • Always keeping a high level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Having an attention for detail. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Accurate attention to detail.
  • Ability to work and resolve issues independently under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision but alongside a team.

Personal qualities

  • Very mature individual with the will power to learn and to achieve.
  • Confident self starter.
  • To be able to exercise judgement over how telephone/email enquiries should be handled.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your initiative.
  • High level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Able to work within a fast paced environment.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade A*-C in Maths and English (or equivalent).
  • ICT qualification.

Future prospects

For a successful candidate, there may be the opportunity to be supported to complete the next level or a permanent position within the business.

About the employer

Mail order electronics company in Peterborough.


Gpsk Limited


Centre Papyrus Road Unit 8

Werrington Business



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Training provider

Training will be provided by City College Peterborough. Training is work based meaning you spend 4 days a week at placement and 1 day a week at college. This includes functional skills classes where applicable.

By the end of this apprenticeship you will have:

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration.
  • Functional Skills Level 1 English, Maths and ICT- if required.
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
  • Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

City College Peterborough

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City College Peterborough


Kimberley Morrissey

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017