Business Administration Apprenticeship Swim Expert Swimming School

You will be employed as an apprentice at this business whilst also attending college in order to gain your apprenticeship qualification in Business and Administration.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 15 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    30-40 hrs Mon-Fri between 8.30am-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310813

  • Positions

    1 available

You will work four days a week at your business as an administration assistant, gaining your practical experience.

You will then attend college once a month to gain your apprenticeship qualification.

Tasks involved may include:

  • Answering the phone
  • Dealing with customer queries/orders
  • Filing
  • Arranging meetings
  • Manning reception

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous work experience in an office environment is helpful as is customer service experience.
  • A genuine interest in wanting to work in an office is essential.

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Confident and polite phone manner
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good timekeeping
  • Problem solver
  • Professionally presented
  • Enthusiastic

Qualifications required

No qualifications are required for this apprenticeship. Functional Skills are covered as part of the apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Learners can use this qualification to go into various office-based roles. You can progress onto the Level 3 apprenticeship and work your way up to Office Manager level which would be a management role often with team leader status. This qualification should give you transferable skills that will not limit you to one sector.

Things to consider

Working in a business can be busy and require you to manage multiple tasks at one time. You may be dealing with customer problems or complaints. You may have to complete tasks under tight time pressures.

About the employer

SwimExpert is the UK’s leading swimming improvement service. Who offer private swimming lessons guaranteed to improve your swimming technique, whether it’s one to one private adult swimming lessons or swimming lessons for children.

Employer

Swim Expert Swimming School

Address

41 43

London Road

Reading

RG1 5BN

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider

  • Level 2/3 in Business and Administration
  • Level 2/3 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Intermediate apprentices will attend day release.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

CHILTERN TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chiltern Training Ltd

Contact

Admissions Team 01189566995 enquiries@chilterntraining.org


Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.


Sign in to apply

Closing date: 15 Oct 2017