Office Administration Apprenticeship TR Fastenings Ltd

To provide administrative support to all departments, ensuring work is carried out to the agreed high standards.

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Closing date: 23 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 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties would include:

  • To provide full administration and secretarial support to the business
  • Ordering of all office stationery / kitchen consumables
  • Distribution of incoming mail and ensure all outgoing mail is processed ready for collection
  • To greet and ensure all visitors are made to feel welcome and organise catering when needed
  • To assist with the smooth running of booking accommodation, taxis and car hire as and when required
  • To book meeting rooms as and when required and to ensure meeting rooms are kept tidy at all times, reporting any repairs that are needed
  • Responsible for setting up conference calls & use of proxima when needed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skils
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Able to work in a team and indepentantly
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Well groomed
  • Confident
  • Outgoing
  • Hard working
  • Willing to learn
  • Organised

Qualifications required

Grade C or above in GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English.


Future prospects

Possibility in a permanent position upon the completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

ITEC NORTH EAST are working on behalf of this company. DO NOT CONTACT THE COMPANY DIRECT, If you have any queries please contact Itec North East on the contact details provided.

About the employer

TR Fastenings Ltd is part of Trifast plc, and is a global engineering, manufacturer and distributor of industrial fastenings and Cat C products. We have 27 TR locations, of which 7 are high volume production manufacturing sites producing over 33% of the product sold and distributed to over 60 countries. TR has a global footprint that meets the needs of the multinational OEM's and Tier 1’s that we support.


TR Fastenings Ltd



Angels Close

Newton Aycliffe


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Training provider

  • QCF Level 2 Business Admin
  • Functional Skills
  • Technical Certificate

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Itec North East Limited


Laura Mcmaster 01325328443

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017