Apprentice Business Support WYG Environment Planning Transport Ltd

When on reception you will be the first point of contact and responsible for warmly welcoming our clients, visitors and greeting our internal and external people. You will coordinate front desk activities, including distributing correspondence, redirecting phone calls as well as carrying out general office administration activities.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.30 - £230.00

  • Working week

    30 for WYG (Tues to Fri) plus a day at Eastleigh College (Mon)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

WYG are recruiting for an enthusiastic apprentice to help out on our reception area and provide administrative support to our Southampton office team.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • To provide corporate hospitality for clients in a busy environment where priorities often change
  • Maintain the reception and meeting room areas to a high standard
  • Arrange hospitality/catering requirements for client, internal meetings and training courses
  • Deal promptly and efficiently with requests from clients and visitors.
  • Book travel and accommodation as requested
  • Carry out general office duties including binding, photocopying, post, filing, archiving etc.
  • Format letters and reports
  • Provide reports on hours, sickness, productivity etc. from our internal system when required
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good knowledge of Office 365
  • Good knowledge Word and Outlook
  • Good skills in Powerpoint and Excel

Personal qualities

  • Articulate with good interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and approachable with excellent customer service
  • Enjoy working in a busy professional environment
  • Able to multi-task and remain calm under pressure
  • Willing to learn and utilise your skills to provide a high level of service
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work well as a team and on your own
  • Able to adapt style appropriately, developing good working relationships with the wider team and taking into consideration individual working preferences and approach.

Qualifications required

4 GCSEs at grade C / 4 or higher including English and Maths or have a relevant Level 2 business administration qualification* or have relevant experience* and be able to demonstrate ability equivalent to, or exceeding Level 2 in English and maths.

Future prospects

View to take on an a permanent member of staff at end of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Long periods of working on a computer

About the employer

WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments.


WYG Environment Planning Transport Ltd


The Pavilion

Grange Drive


SO30 2AF

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Training provider

L3 Business and Administration

You will learn through a combination of on- and off-the-job training. You will attend college one day per week during term time and spend the rest of your time earning and learning in the workplace.

The Apprenticeship has a minimum duration of 18 months unless you are aged 19 or older and have undertaken relevant prior learning.

Your progress will be continuously monitored and supported by an Apprenticeship Achievement Officer.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Eastleigh College


Emily Sutch 02380 911 226

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017