Apprentice Administrator G K Sportswear (Uk) Limited

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate who has a keen interest in Administration, and someone who is willing to put in time and effort into the apprenticeship to become fully knowledgeable and skilled in this specific field. In return for your hard work you will be thoroughly trained, with opportunities for progression.

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Closing date: 30 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 09:30 – 16:30

    Total hours per week: 32.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We’re looking for a dedicated and hard working individual, we are a family run Business looking to expand our presence to other businesses and the public.

You will be required to deal with customers online, face-to-face and over the telephone so communication and customer service skills are mandatory and a basic understanding of IT.

Having Photoshop/social media knowledge would be an advantage as we’re looking to expand our business in these areas.

The overall description would be taking orders, packing and posting using shipping software (e.g Fedex and DPD, training will be provided) taking care of customer queries and general maintenance of all online shops and ordering products over the telephone or online portals if required.

Additional training will be provided if needed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need to be eager to assist others, keen to learn, take constructive feedback, be professional yet friendly to colleagues and clients alike. This is a fast-paced job, so organisation is key.
  • Good IT skills and Level 2 qualifications in Maths and English are essential.
  • Being able to think on your feet and plan ahead is important as well as being confident on the phone.

Personal qualities

  • A genuine passion and ambition for a career
  • Able to speak to a variety of people in a professional manner both in person and on the phone
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing demands and business needs

Qualifications required

English and Maths grade C (GCSE or equivalent) or above.

Future prospects

This opportunity opens the door to a very exciting industry, where passion is found in all of our employees. By taking the role you would be learning from the bottom up how a company is run and how processes work. This can be a highly beneficial step if you are keen to develop your skills, as we can offer you support and development within our expanding business. If knowledge development goes well, there are other areas of the business that could benefit an individual’s thirst for progress.

Things to consider

Attendance is mandatory and homework will need to be completed in spare time to deadline.

About the employer

We’re a UK manufacturer & online retailer of sportswear and sporting goods, we’ve been established for 25 years, we’re small family business.


G K Sportswear (Uk) Limited



Middlemore Road


B66 2DR

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Training provider

  • Sandwell College will deliever an NVQ Level 2 Business Adminstration with assessor visits.
  • Addtionally GK Sportswear (UK) Ltd will provide and assist daily on-the-job training revelant to course, whilst developing and enhancing skills and abilities.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sandwell College


Kam Sahota

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017