Office Administration Apprentice Anthony Stockton

Working for an established firm of Solicitors based in Solihull you will become a pivotal member of the administrative team and you will undertake general Administration tasks in a professional working environment.

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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

    Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role of the Office Apprentice will be to carryout general office work; duties will include the following:

  • Filing confiential documents 
  • Answering incoming telephone calls
  • Dealing with enquiries and taking messages 
  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Updating the internal database and retrieval of information
  • Basic file opening
  • Digital dictation with guidance
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good keyboard skills
  • Organised
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Good listening skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A high level of accuracy is paramount due to the nature of work in the legal sector 

Personal qualities

  • Polite
  • Well-presented
  • Friendly
  • Prepared to listen and take advice. 

Qualifications required

  • Good standard of English and Mathematics.
  • You must hold excellent keyboard and IT skills. 

Future prospects

You will receive a lot of support and training to ensure you reach your full potential. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to gain valuable work experience whilst gaining a recognised qualification. For the right candidate there may be the opportunity for you to secure a permanent position with the business.

Things to consider

Tasks will be repetitive until you are confident at each task.

About the employer

We are a family run practice of commercial and residential property solicitors based in Solihull in the West Midlands. We provide our services to clients around the Midlands and beyond, specialising in the provision of low cost conveyancing services to individual and business customers. The company was formed in 1999 by Mr Stockton, a qualified Solicitor with over thirty years’ experience who had previously worked as a partner in other conveyancing practices before deciding to start his own Conveyancing Firm. We are proud of our efficient and friendly service which helps our clients to manage the sale, purchase and re-mortgage of homes and business properties. Each of our clients is assigned their own experienced Conveyancer, rather than a team and will receive a personal, efficient and friendly service. There is always someone available to take clients calls during office hours and we also provide a web tracking service to enable clients to track progress of their matter and email 24 hours a day. We have obtained the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme certificate which gives the assurance of Conveyancing quality.


Anthony Stockton


First Floor


Manor Square


B91 3PX

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Training provider

  •  Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration 
  • Technical Certificate in Business Administration 
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities workbook
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Mathematics
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in ICT

All training will be delivered in the workplace and a Work Based Tutor will visit you to undertake assessments. 

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Unlimited West Midlands


Recruitment Team 01612449443

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017